Managing oily skin and pimples

preventing pimples

 The biggest problem people with oily skin type face are the frequent breakout of pimples, acne and blackheads. It becomes very difficult to maintain a healthy skin due to constant occurrences of these issues. There are a lot of products available in Indian market that caters to these issues.

Why do some people have oily skin?

Oil is a natural skin lubricant, necessary to keep the skin healthy and is produced by the sebaceous glands. As they say, too much of anything is harmful. Sometimes these glands become over active and produce excess sebum/oil, leading to an oily skin type. Oily skin is not just genetic. Any of us can have a breakout of this problem during any phase of our life time. Oily skin type is associated with seasonal changes, medication, stress, over usage of beauty products, hormonal changes etc.

preventing pimples

 What are pimples?

Each day, human body produces new skin cells and sheds old ones. Excess oil secretion in the skin leads to clogging up of dead cells on the surface. This builds up bacterial action, causing skin inflammations/lesions called pimples.

Listed below are a few top brands of face washes available in the market and their pros and cons.

1. CETAPHIL DERMACONTROL OIL CONTROL FOAM WASH

This Foam Wash is clinically proven to remove excess oil and impurities and is gentle for everyday use. You can easily buy Cetaphil online.

preventing oily skin

Pros:

Soap free, Hypoallergenic and non acnegenic

Cons:

Expensive, leaves behind a strong after use scent

2. NEUTROGENA DEEP CLEAN FACIAL CLEANSER

It cleanses deep down into pores, dissolving dirt and oil, without leaving any pore-clogging residue.

preventing oily skin

 Pros:

Healthier, softer, pimple free skin, dermatologically tested formula

Cons:

Dryness of skin

3. CLEAN AND CLEAR FOAMING FACIAL WASH

It thoroughly cleanses the skin and is suitable for everyday usage. It is also cost effective and falls within the budget for most users. You can buy clean&clear facewash online or in any health stores/ supermarkets.

preventing pimples

Pros:

Cheaper and prevents pimples

Cons:

Does not suit people with acute acne problems

4. HIMALAYA PURIFYING NEEM FACE WASH

It gently removes impurities and prevents pimples and is enriched with Neem and Turmeric, known for their antibacterial properties.

preventing pimples

Pros:

Soap free, antibacterial properties

Cons:

Does not lather, causes dryness of skin

5. SEBAMED CLEAR FACE CLEANSING FOAM

Described as the most effective face cleanser, this product tops the chart in its effectiveness and is gentle for everyday use. There are a lot of satisfied users who strongly recommend the product. You can buy Sebamed online from health care websites.

managing oily skin

Pros:

Cleanses the skin, prevents excess oil and recurrence of pimples and improves skin tone.

Cons:

Though a little expensive, the results totally justify its cost

Confirm your skin type before switching between different products. If after usage you experience itchiness, discomfort or allergy, it is necessary to consult a dermatologist for advice.

A healthy skin showcases a healthy mind! Stay beautiful and stay happy!

 

Janani Balasubramanian is a Senior Blogger at ClickOnCare.com with a passion and flare to write. She loves experimenting on topics ranging from health to beauty tips and general lifestyle and will review newer beauty and healthcare products in the market!
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