Are You Sure You Have Oily Skin?

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 6:41am

It’s not uncommon for women to tell me during their Advanced Skin Analysis 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 Refining Exfoliant works extremely well for combination skin. 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
  • Unclog pores-They look smaller!
  • Allow for a smooth, even make-up application
  • Keep blackheads from appearing


Combination skin can be a bear to work with and needs special care. I can help. Just ask! 



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