Is oily skin the cause of your breakouts?

Is oily skin the cause of your breakouts?

Oily skin happens when the sebaceous glands in the skin make too much sebum. Sebum is the waxy, oily substance that protects and hydrates the skin. Sebum is vital for keeping the skin healthy. However, too much sebum can lead to oily skin, clogged pores, and acne


Oily skin can be difficult, and extremely annoying to prevent and control. The best prevention for oily skin is for an individual to find a consistent skin care routine that works, and to stick to it. When oily skin arises, it can be tempting to hide it with makeup or try every type of serum & lotion to dry it out. However, certain products, particularly oil-based products, could make symptoms worse or clog the pores. Many people also find their diet is what keeps their skin from acting up. It is imperative to stay hydrated and to try to eat a well-rounded diet full of whole foods.


While we are on the topic of diet, there are luckily many natural herbs & vitamins that help naturally regulate your skins oil production. 


Vitamin A helps prevent acne breakouts by decreasing inflammation and limiting oil production, which helps keep the pores clear and refined. It has a smoothing effect that promotes a fresh, even complexion, and it supports healthy moisture levels to maintain soft, supple skin.


Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) can help combat greasy hair by regulating sebum production. Riboflavin also helps maintain healthy, glowing skin. It helps reduce texture and redness by working to soothe inflammation and contributing to the skin's natural healing process. Riboflavin also supports an improved skin tone by helping to fade pigmentation to restore bright, clear skin.


White Willow Bark helps clear and unclog pores to reduce breakouts, blackheads, and congestion. It also refines the skin by removing excess oil and has soothing properties that diminish redness and irritation to promote a healthy, refreshing glow. 


Witch Hazel Leaf helps reduce acne breakouts by removing excess oil from the skin to dry out pimples. It also refines the skin's appearance by minimising pores and smoothing texture for an even complexion. 


My Clear Complexion Kit has been expertly formulated with oily skin in mind, to help you banish breakouts, regulate oil production, fade acne scars & help you bring out your best complexion ever. It is simple and straightforward, just 2 capsules of each per day. It truly is the perfect partner to help you feel great in the skin you’re in!


Talk soon,

K xx

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