5 ways to take care of an oily face

An oily face is not what anyone would wish to have, it makes the face unattractive, discomforting and prone to acne/pimples.

When the Sebaceous gland produces too much oil, it can lead to oily skin and face causing acne or pimples. Acne is a skin condition caused by too much oil together with dead cells leading to pimples, blackheads or whiteheads. People with too much oily skin suffer a lot from Acne. Acne in severe cases scars the face or the part of the body it affects. It can be seen in the face, chest, back, shoulders.


Measures to maintain an oily face include:


1. Keep your face neat 

Always ensure that you keep your face neat. Wash it at least twice daily and also make use of face wipes recommended by your doctor, the one suitable for your face. Never handpick pimples, keep your hands to yourself. When washing your face, use mild soap instead of harsh ones and wash gently. It is also advisable to use warm water and dry it off using a very neat towel.


2. Avoid touching your face always 

Touching your face always isn’t a good idea, it spreads more oil and bacteria to your face. Constant touching of your face may do more harm than good.

3. Eat healthy foods 

Some foods need to be avoided. Avoid greasy or too many oily foods as it will help produce more sebum. Eat more fruits and vegetables that nourish the skin and body and makes one look younger.

4. Stay away from the sun 

The sun might cause more inflammation. Therefore it is advisable to use sunscreen cream to avoid it.

5. Use an oil-free moisturiser 

Ensure you make use of oil-free moisturiser to keep your face soft and moist. By using an oil-free moisturiser, it will help keep your faceless greasy.

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