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Oily skin: everything you need to know

Find out all you need to know about oily and dehydrated skin

Oily skin, also known as seborrhea dermatologists, is an excess of sebum an excess of sebum that shows up in a shiny form in different areas of the face, especially the central areas such as the nose or forehead.especially the central areas such as the nose or forehead.

What is happening when we have oily skin?

The skin pores dilate and the skin becomes thicker. In the most severe cases, a thin layer of grease can be perceived on the skin.

On the other hand, the following may also occur: you may suffer from dehydrated oily skin. In this case, although the skin produces a lot of sebum, it fails to retain enough water in its cells, causing dehydration and lack of color.

Today we want to share with you some useful information on how to treat oily skin through high quality, organic, artisan and natural cosmetics.

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Treatment for oily skin

It is important to keep in mind that cleansing, moisturizing and caring for oily skin is different from other skin types.

When cleansing, it is very important to use cleansers designed for oily or combination skin. (such as a mild soap, cleansing oil or fluid gel), with a tendency to acne. In this type of cosmetics, there are seboregulators that help to reduce or regulate oil production.

They also often include soothing compoundswhich help prevent dryness or irritation due to inflammatory acne lesions.

When drying your face, it is important not to dry it too much. not to use extreme blow-drying, as it can trigger what is known as compensatory hyperseborrhea. Therefore, from Saper, we invite you to finish with a mild tonic.

What is the cleansing routine for oily skin like?

We recommend using a sebum-regulating serum and a light water-based moisturizer in the morning. At night, it would be ideal to opt for an active ingredient targeting acne or oily production such as hazelnut or cedar oil.

As for exfoliation, it is true that it should not be abused, but it will be more frequent than for other skin types: 1 or 2 times a week if you have acne, and 3 or 4 times a week if you do not have acne.

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Products to combat oily skin

The important thing when using cosmetics for oily skin is that they should be non-comedogenic.. It is advisable to use cosmetics with a fluid texture, such as clays, emulsions, serums or light creams.

Moisturizers should be very soft and light, or have a gel texture. These products can also be replaced by serums with essential oils, for example.

Oily skin does not mean to stop moisturizing, because this would lead to dehydration. It means using cosmetics that provide water and not excess oil.

At Saper, we have the necessary products for the treatment of oily and dehydrated skin.

green clay soap

Green Clay Balancing Soap: this green clay soap bar is especially indicated for oily and acne-prone skin.

Its water and aloe vera composition moisturizes, tones, disinfects and purifies the skin. Green clay is antibacterial and soothing.

Tea tree essential oil is antiseptic, antibiotic and antiviral.

This soap leaves the skin ready to receive the active ingredients of serums and moisturizers.

balancing facial serum

Perfect Balance Skin Serum: the facial serum that balances the skin’s acidity level and regulates oil production. Refines pores, evens skin tone and prevents premature aging. Its jojoba oil composition makes it a cosmetic full of vitamins and minerals, hazelnut oil has a soothing action on irritated skin, besides being a sebum-regulating oil, argan oil is antioxidant, revitalizing and non-comedogenic. Its composition in Cedar essential oil makes it a perfect ally to combat excess oil and restore its primary balance.

organic moisturizing face cream

Hydramat Skin facial cream: this moisturizing facial cream is also composed of hazelnut, jojoba and argan oils, which restores the skin’s natural balance and again regulates excessive sebum production. Its light texture allows it to be absorbed quickly and maintains good skin hydration. Provides uniformity and luminosity.

With these three products you can perform a complete cleansing routine, starting with the soap, followed by the serum and finishing with the cream. You can do it twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. This will help regulate oil production without overloading the skin..

Remember that the active ingredients of our laboratory cosmetics are of very high quality: large quantities are not necessary to achieve a remarkable effect.

weekly kit for combination and oily skin

You can try our Weekly Ritual Kit for combination-oily skin and see for yourself.

About the author
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Victoria Sánchez
Soy una apasionada de la cosmética natural y ecológica, y creadora de la marca Saper Organic Skincare en 2011. Máster en Cosmetología y experta en evaluación y seguridad del producto cosmético. Mi objetivo es la belleza, la salud y la sostenibilidad del planeta. Para ello busco siempre los mejores ingredientes e investigo formulaciones de cosmética vegana, obteniendo los mejores resultados para la piel, cuidando siempre del medio ambiente.
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