My daughter was teased in high school about her oily skin–she wants a “clean slate” (and a clean-looking face) now that she’s graduated and is going to meet new friends in college. What products do you recommend to fight acne and oil slicks?
Dr. Linda Miles L. Ac., D.O.M. responds:
As your daughter knows, oily skin can be frustrating since it generally tends to be shiny all over – on the cheeks, jaw line and the t-zone. It may be that her pores are also enlarged and visibly clogged, which leads to blemishes and breakouts.
When caring for oily skin, many people make common mistakes such as washing constantly with harsh, drying cleansers or skipping their moisturizers out of fear of adding more shine. In order to achieve more balanced, clearer skin, choosing the right skincare routine that encompasses healthy, natural skin care products and the correct lifestyle choices are essential for optimal skin health. Read more →