If you have oily skin you are more prone to breakouts, dull looking skin and a constantly shinning complexion. However on a brighter note you are less likely to show signs of aging and wrinkles as the natural oils keep your skin well moisturized. In order to prevent any damage to your skin you need to balance out the oil in order to prevent it from harming your skin.
When your skin in oily it tends to accumulate toxins on the surface and this leads to the skin looking dull and lifeless. In order to prevent this you must look at remedies that help to flush out the toxins from the body. Drinking water is one of the best and easiest ways to flush out the excess toxins from the body.
When you get rid of the toxins you also reduce your risk of acne breakouts and zits forming on your face. Along with drinking plenty of water you also need to pay attention to your diet. Eating foods that are oily or extremely spicy will damage your skin; you need to swap these with green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits and juices. You must also increase your protein intake by drinking a glass of milk daily as well as including eggs and chicken in your diet.
When your skin is oily you need to eliminate the excess oils from the surface of the skin. This is easy. All you need to do is wash your face with a mild cleanser 3 to 4 times a day. You must also avoid touching your face after you have eaten any food as the oil from the food can transfer onto your face instantly.
Even though your skin is oily you need to use a gentle moisturizer in order to balance out the oil. After washing your face use an alcohol free toner and a light moisturizer on your face and neck. This helps to control the production of oil on your skin.
Oily skin is prone to accumulating dead skin on the surface; in order to prevent this you must exfoliate your skin 2 to 3 times a week. In order to exfoliate your facial skin you need to use an exfoliating cream. This will enable you to get rid of the excess oil and dead skin on the surface of the skin. In order to exfoliate the rest of your body you need to use a loofah when you take a shower and gently get rid of all the dead skin and excess oils on your body.