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Frequently Asked Questions & Answers on Oily Skin


Which moisturizer or cream should I use for Oily Skin ?

Look for a moisturizer that says oil-free or non-comedogenic (won't block pores). Every morning after cleansing apply an oil-free sunscreen lotion SPF20 and in the evening use an oil-free moisturizer.

Which Face masks are ideal for Oily Skin ?

A mud mask will help draw out excess oil from your pores. Alternatively you can make a homemade mask with Chickpea flour (Besan) 2 tbs add 1 tsp honey, 1 tsp lemon juice and a pinch of turmeric (optional) mix this with a little water and apply to your face twice a week. Leave it on for 15 mins and then wash it off.
 A mask of Semolina also helps exfoliate dead skin. This will also help to reduce oily skin and pimples. Just make sure not to rub the semolina mask on the skin too aggressively.

Which Sunscreen lotion should I use for Oily Skin ?

Look for sunscreen that has Titanium dioxide and Zinc oxide as an active ingredient. These are also known as physical sunblock, they are normally present in sensitive skin sunscreens. You can also check to see that the sunscreen lotion says oil-free. 

Some of the good brands are Neutrogena, Olay, Nivea, etc.


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