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Anyone have any really good tips/products for very greasy skin?
don't touch clinique skincare with a bargepole - their toner stuff is so harsh it strips your skin completely and it overcompensates by getting even oilier. Their Gentle Light Makeup is pretty good if you need foundation though. Dr Feelgood is goo dunder makeup too
using a harsh cleanser and no moisturiser does the same thing - dries it out so it re-greases in no time
I like the teenage skin type ranges - Johnsons Clean & Clear do a good oil-free moisturiser.
I used to have greasy skin, and now it's mat. All I use on it now is.... OIL. As strange as it might seem, oil absorbs oil and somehow it rebalances the skin. Trust me it works, you will no longer look like a mirror!! In fact a lot of ladies on mumsnet can tell you they've tried it, check out this link
i use rocky mountain soap company stuff but it's expensive.
i've spent years trying different stuff to get rid of the shine - it's only recently ive realised that my skin is actually quite dry (yours sounds similar) and so all the matt/ oil/ grease products have been exacerbating the problem.
i use a mineral based powder which isn't bad, but as my skin produces less oil now the make-up isn't such an issue.
yup, oil cleansing method here too. been doing it about 6 months now. always used to have a shiny face, greasy patch on my forehead, blackheads down my nose. always wore loads of make up to try to mask all this.
now i just rub olive oil into my face, hold a hot flannel against it, then wipe the oil away with the flannel. hey presto. dreamy skin
put some milk of magnesia on under your makeup. you can buy it in the supermarket for stomach problems. but you can put it on your skin to help it stop making more oil. obviously you just put it on very thin. it does seem to work very well on very oily skin.
Another vote for the oil cleansing method - it really is amazing.
I have oily skin, blackheads, a bit of acne, and I have tried so many products. I've been doing the oil cleansing method now for a few months and it keeps my skin matte all day, even my nose Blackheads and spots are much better too. And it's so cheap!