Today’s Skin has got you covered with your oily skin!
Having oily and acne-prone skin is already too much work. We cannot imagine for some to have a tedious skincare routine while juggling with busy schedules at work or in school. So, let me curate a simple yet affordable skincare routine that will help you figure out how to go about your skin type.
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- CLEANSER – Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Cleanser, Php 1,990
Every skincare routine starts off with a cleanser to take out all the grime on the face. This exceptional cleanser of Sunday Riley contains vitamins and minerals that are good for any skin type. But for oily skin, what is great about this is that it does not strip away all the natural oils on the face that can still be good for the skin. Besides that, it has Vitamin C good for brightening scars from acne, black pepper, jasmine and frankincense that help draw out other impurities. You are sure that there is no annoying squeaky feeling. Rather, this cleanser leaves your skin plump and dewy after washing.
2. TONER – COSRX AHA/BHA Clarifying Treatment Toner, Php 650
Toner is honestly skippable. However, if you have oily and acne-prone skin, a toner will help in taking out the oily gunk from your skin. This toner from Cosrx is formulated with AHA, BHA, and purifying botanical ingredients. This AHA/BHA Clarifying Treatment Toner works to soothe, refresh, and soften the skin. And while AHA and BHA can be a bit too much, this specific toner is gentle enough to be used everyday.
- TREATMENT – COSRX AHA 7 Whitehead Power Liquid, Php 810
This treatment is only used every other day after toning. This is formulated with 7% Glycolic Acid thus AHA 7. It gently exfoliates skin and helps reveal a radiant even-toned complexion through the help of its main active ingredient which is the AHA or Alpha Hydroxy Acids. It is good at eliminating whiteheads and debris from the surface of your skin.
4. SERUM – The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution, Php 550
This water-based serum deeply exfoliates the skin and unclogs pores to fight acne, oily skin and blemishes. Salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid that is very helpful in making skin’s clarity better. However, please use this with caution and always use a sunscreen after using.
5. MOISTURIZER – The Ordinary Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA, Php 850
Moisturizing is a step that cannot be missed. And it is a myth that when you use moisturizer oily skin, it will make skin oilier. In fact, oily skin secretes more sebum when not moisturized properly. However, use of a non-greasy moisturizer should be taken to consideration. This moisturizer of The Ordinary is non-greasy and has special hydrating compounds – such compounds immediately absorbs and gives long-lasting hydration.
- SUNSCREEN – Hello Sunny Essence Sun Stick SPF 50+ Fresh, Php 1,090
To conceal all the skincare goodness, the Hello Sunny Essence Sun Stick Fresh is the perfect sunscreen to use! Besides that, it is fun to use because it is a twist stick, it contains SPF 50 that ensures skin protection from strong UV rays.
- WEEKLY MASK – The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution, Php 650
While the 6 skincare products mentioned before this is enough, a weekly treatment mask will not hurt much if you add it once or twice a week. This water-based exfoliating mask of The Ordinary targets acne quite exquisitely! Besides that, it also evens out overall skin tone and texture.