It's good to have a #shine, but not when it's your face that is shining bright like a diamond and not in a good way. Oily skin is a common skin concern, so here are some suggestions for including non-irritating cleansers, lightweight mattifying makeup and detoxifying skin care formulas.
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Basic steps for oily skin: wash, tone, moisturise daily. 2-3 days per week, apply a oil-reducing treatment. You want to cut down the amount of oil remaining on your skin, not strip it totally dry. Over-stripping your skin will make react by producing more oil and also becoming irritated by harsh treatments. Oily skin can still be sensitive skin, so your best bet is to take a long-term approach to controlling the shine. Clean skin daily with a foaming type cleanser to get your pores squeaky clean, and apply a deep cleaning mask 2-3 times per week.
WASH YOUR FACE: Dr. Belmeur Clear Bubble Foaming Cleanser is formulated with amino-acid-based ingredients, and tackles pores and blemishes while cleaning away dead skin cells. Ideal for oily and blemish-prone skin, the light citrus and herbal scented foam is a hypoallergenic formula that is easy on sensitive skin.
ADDRESS ACNE: Dr. Belmeur Clarifying Spot Healing Patches
When you get a zit, wash your face and prep as usual for the night. Don't pop or poke the pimple, just wipe or pat it dry. Peel off one of the little circle patches, stick it down onto the bump and leave it overnight. If needed, wash and apply again until the offender is gone. See it here
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A few times a week, give your oily skin a deep cleaning mask treatment. Just wash your face, slide on the mask and then chill for a bit until it dries on your skin. Wash it off and moisturise your skin as usual. You will notice a difference right away.
CHARCOAL MASK STICK from the Anew Neutralize Anti-Pollution line
Use the Anew Neutralize Anti-Pollution Charcoal Mask Stick to dig deep into your pores to strip your skin of oil and dirt, and the unique stick design allows you to target where you apply iIt It contains a powerful combination of charcoal and kaolin clay that helps absorb toxins, oils and impurities like a sponge.
The Anew Neutralize Anti-Pollution line is designed to help fight the effects of environmental pollutants like dirt and smog that cause skin to age and dull and cause pores to clog. Your skin can overreact to chemicals in the air, often resulting in oily skin.
Remove blackheads and dirt from your nose it Anew Neutralize Anti-Pollution Charcoal Pore Strips help draw out deep-down dirt like a magnet, giving you a matte, oil-free finish. Simply apply to a clean, damp nose and leave on for 15-20 minutes.
Clearskin® Pore Penetrating Black Mineral Mask, a refreshing black mineral mask that strips skin of excess dirt and pore-clogging oils while providing a cooling sensation. The mask turns from black to grey to let you know the job is done. It will free your skin of oil while leaving it feeling soft and smooth. Obsessed with masking? View our full collection of masks and scrubs.
Tone and Soothe Your Skin
After you clean your skin, it is time to wipe it off with Anew Hydra Fusion Cleansing Micellar Water, a hypoallergenic toner that gently yet effectively lifts dirt, oil and makeup while boosting skin’s hydration. No need to rinse, suitable for all skin types, vegan formula with pathenol for hydration and tocopheryl acetate vitamin E for antioxidant benefits.
A RETEXTURIZING TREATMENT
Reveal your radiance with Anew Clinical Extra Strength Retexturizing Peel, featuring retexturizing pads that help clean skin’s surface for a smooth appearance. These high-performance facial pads will help even out your skin and set the tone for a fresh skin day. For more treats for your skin, check out the rest of our treatments.
A MATTIFYING PRIMER
Start out your makeup routine with a flawless face. Magix Prime Face Perfector provides sheer colorless coverage, giving skin a pore-free, shine-free and line-free appearance. The best part? You can also wear it over your makeup to maintain a matte complexion all day long.
A POWDER FOUNDATION
If your skin tends to get oily throughout the day, you’ll want a soft-focus matte foundation like FMG Cashmere Complexion Compact Powder Foundation, with amino-acid-coated pigments to control shine and visibly smooth skin. The compact design with sponge applicator is portable for easy on-the-go touchups, and the multiuse powder formula doubles as a setting powder to keep your makeup looking fresh.
A COMPLEXION PERFECTER
Conceal your flaws with Avon Magix Wand Foundation Stick, a soft foundation stick that blurs and corrects for a seamless demi-matte finish. Made with shea butter and vitamin E, it will nourish skin while helping control oil and shine. This lightweight, oil-free formula is also water-resistant and crease-proof, so it will stay on all day without caking or wearing off. Want more coverage? Check out our full collection of foundation and primer.
Each of the above beauty and skin care products will help you get rid of excess oil and shine, so your skin will look clean and healthy and you’ll have a matte finish all day long.