Are You Sure You Have Oily/Combination Skin?

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 6:53am

Are You Sure You Have Oily Skin?


It’s not uncommon for women to tell me they have oily skin, when in fact, they actually have combination skin.

What’s the difference? Oily skin is oily all over—not just the t-zone. Combination skin types experience two skin conditions on their face, oily and normal or dry. It’s tricky and difficult.

While you may have to use lighter products in your t-zone and heavier products on your cheeks, exfoliation remains simple!

A gentle granular scrub such as Medical Esthetics by Katie’s Refining Exfoliant works extremely well for combination skin. This highly effective, deliciously scented 2 in 1 pineapple peel with bromelain and papain enzymes and glycolic acid dissolve and digest dry cell build up while mild corn meal grains provide a final sweep of exfoliation. Rich in natural antioxidants and nutrients, your skin will look and feel beautiful. Paraben free — no artificial colors!

Not too drying and not too rough, once a week exfoliation will help to:

  • Loosen and remove dead skin and debris—Skin looks smoother, radiant
  • Unclogs pores - They will appear smaller!
  • Allow for a smooth, even make-up application
  • Keep blackheads and sebaceous filaments from appearing


Combination skin can be a hassle to work with and needs special care. Medical Esthetics by Katie can help with regular monthly facials and skin care product selections. Just ask!



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