Tips For Black Women With Oily Skin: How To Regulate Excess Sebum ?
Black and mixed-race skin has many advantages : glowy, handles color well and ages like fine wine. But there is a dark side to it, it tends to shine.
Indeed, according to several ethnic studies, more than 65% of black and matte women have combination to oily skin.
WHY DOES BLACK SKIN TEND TO SHINE?
Pollution, stress, harsh water or cleanser, a bad diet? The skin feels attacked, to defend itself it produces more sebum, the protective oil produced by the epidermis. Normal skin will produce enough sebum to ensure a good protection without excessive shine but oily skin will produce an excessive amount of sebum, and combination skin will produce excessive sebum in certain areas of the face.
Dehydrated skin will also react by producing excessive amounts of sebum. All skin types can become dehydrated.
HOW TO GET RID OF SHINE ON COMBINATION AND OILY SKIN?
To get rid of shine with combination or oily skin, one can :
Apply a mask to get rid of impurities : apply a purifying mask once or twice a week. They remove, in depth, all the impurities from the skin and leave it soft and moisturized.
Try the Organic Purifying Creamy Mask from Kadalys or Nectarome’s Kaolin Clay Mask for a softer mask.
- Follow consistently a basic skincare routine with the 3 important steps : CLEANSE, TONE AND MOISTURIZE.
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