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How to Take Care of Oily Skin During Monsoon Season

By Akanksha Sharma | Updated Jul 8, 2024, 4:54 PM IST
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​How to Take Care of Oily Skin During Monsoon Season

How to Take Care of Oily Skin During Monsoon Season

Does your skin feel excessively oily during the rainy season? With monsoon's arrival, managing oily skin becomes challenging. The increased humidity can worsen oiliness, leading to breakouts. Here are essential tips to care for oily skin during the monsoon.

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​Cleanse Twice Daily

Cleanse Twice Daily

Start and end your day with a gentle cleanser specifically formulated for oily skin. Cleansing helps remove excess oil, dirt, and impurities that can clog pores and lead to breakouts.

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​Use a Good Toner

Use a Good Toner

For oily skin care, use a purifying toner with ingredients like salicylic acid to cleanse and minimize pores. Try Dermafique toner as it is alcohol-free and paraben-free and will restore pH balance of your skin. It suits all skin types, including dry, oily, and combination, for a refreshed complexion.

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​Choose Oil-Free Moisturizers

Choose Oil-Free Moisturizers

For oily skin care, it's essential to prioritise hydration with oil-free moisturisers, especially during humid weather like monsoons. Look for lightweight formulations that won't clog pores or feel heavy on the skin, such as The Derma Co. 5% Propylene Oil-Free Moisturizer.

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​Avoid Touching Your Face

Avoid Touching Your Face

Resist the urge to touch your face frequently, as this can transfer bacteria and oils from your hands to your skin, potentially causing breakouts.

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​Blotting Papers

Blotting Papers

If your T-zone tends to get oily after a few hours, blotting paper would be magical for you. Consider Teenitor Oil Blotting Sheets: each pack includes 100 natural linen sheets infused with organic green tea, perfect for quick oil absorption without drying out your skin.

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​Exfoliate Regularly

Exfoliate Regularly

Use a gentle exfoliator 2-3 times a week to slough off dead skin cells and prevent them from mixing with excess oil. Avoid harsh scrubs that can cause irritation and stimulate more oil production.

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​Mask Treatments

Mask Treatments

Treat your skin to a purifying mask once or twice a week to deep-cleanse pores and control oil. Clay masks infused with ingredients like charcoal or tea tree oil are excellent choices for oily skin.

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​Sun Protection

Sun Protection

For oily skin care, apply sunscreen daily, even on cloudy days. Choose a non-comedogenic sunscreen like The Derma Co 1% Hyaluronic Sunscreen SPF 50. It protects us from UV rays and blue light, with a lightweight 'Aqua Gel' formula that hydrates without greasiness.

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​Stay Hydrated

Stay Hydrated

Drink plenty of water throughout the day to help flush out toxins and keep your skin hydrated from within. Hydrated skin is less likely to overproduce oil.