The opinion that oily skin does not require the use of creams, moisturizing and nutrition is very erroneous. Experts recommend step-by-step care for it, including high-quality cleansing, reduction of sebaceous secretions, the use of moisturizing, pathogenetic, nourishing, protective and masking agents. Creams for oily skin - one of the links in this chain and they are on the market by many well-known manufacturers of cosmetics. Here are some names: Natura Siberica, Clinique Youth Surge Night, Vichy Normaderm, Belkosmex Mirielle, Nivea Visage, TimeWise Mary Kay, Vichy Aqualia Thermal, Garnier.
Cosmetics Garnier took care of oily and problem skin, providing consumers with micellar water to remove makeup, cleansing scrubs, masks, creams that use antiseptic and drying components. Using modern technology, the pores are opened and cleaned, the exfoliating of keratinized layers, the penetration of active ingredients into the surface of the epithelium. But there is a product that deserves special attention, because in one tool combines many functions - “BB-cream. Pure skin asset. Against imperfections. " It moisturizes, smoothes the skin, fights acne, tightens pores and mattes. Happens two shades: light and natural beige. Toning mineral pigments and 2% salicylic acid in its composition make it possible to perform functions 5 to 1. The cream has a light texture, fits well on the skin and is quickly absorbed, levels it, without clogging pores. Contains SPF 15 sunscreen.
Moisturizer for oily skin
The lack of moisture in the upper layer of the epidermis can lead to aggravation of problems in it. Moisturizing cream for oily skin is designed to provide hydrobalance, prevent disruption of metabolism at the cellular level, to prevent the formation of acne and comedones. His choice is approached individually, taking into account the characteristics of the skin. The most desirable creams with natural moisturizing ingredients in combination with nourishing and anti-inflammatory. They should not create a film on the surface of the face. Glycerin can be used for hydration, alpha-bisabolol as a sedative, and ceramides for restoring the stratum corneum.
Nourishing cream for oily skin
Oily skin, like dry need nutrition. The only difference is that the nourishing cream for oily skin should be a light texture, consisting of water for a third, with a minimum amount of oils, vitamins A, B and F in the composition. In the winter season, a more dense cream is used that contains more fatty oils, vitamin E. Nutritious creams are divided into organic and chemical. The organic components are selected natural ingredients that have a milder effect on the skin and do not cause allergies, but their shelf life is limited. Means that combine chemical and natural ingredients, more active and more efficient in relation to the epidermis, are stored longer, but more expensive.
Night face creams for oily skin
In the evening, when the skin is cleared of daytime makeup and impurities, and the facial muscles are relaxed, it is most susceptible to the action of active ingredients. That is why the use of night face cream is necessary for oily skin. It has the role of moisturizing, nourishing, enhancing skin circulation and collagen production, reducing the severity of wrinkles and pores, stimulating the renewal of epidermal cells, and giving elasticity. Such creams should contain collagen, retinol, amino acids, peptides, panthenol, alpha and beta hydroxy acids, ceramides, vitamins A, E, C, shea butter, apricot, olive, jojoba. Their texture is desirable light, smell without sharp notes.
Cream for oily and problem skin
Oily skin of the face is most often problematic, because It is a favorable breeding ground for bacteria, fungi, the development of inflammation and hyperkeratosis. Most creams designed for it are multifunctional, they combine various active ingredients to eliminate the main disorders caused by the pathological process. Studying the composition, you need to keep in mind that the presence of:
- plant extracts of fir, burdock, pumpkin, green tea, retinol, zinc, linoleic acid indicates the focus of the cream on the control of the sebaceous glands;
- phosphatidylcholine, retinoids, linoleic and lipoic acids, avocado oil, borage - on the regulation of changes in the cells of the epidermis within the cell cycle, their reproduction;
- antibacterial substances, azelaic acid, panthenol, bisabolol, tea tree, calendula, chamomile, sage extracts - to fight the inflammatory process;
- sulfur, triclosan, miramistina, cedar essential oils, cloves, lemon, bergamot, needles extracts, juniper, rosemary, burdock - antibacterial and antifungal action;
- alpha- and betahydroxyacids, retinoids, hydroxyacids, bodyagi, sulfur - for the destruction and removal of the stratum corneum of the epidermis;
- Fat sorbents: silicates of aluminum and calcium, silicon, clay and polymer granules - for matting.
Homemade creams for oily skin
For those who do not trust the purchase of creams and take the time to make their own, there are a number of recommendations. Homemade cream for oily skin can be instantly prepared by simply mixing the ingredients or heat-treating the product. The first option is fast, but less effective, the second is difficult, but allows you to make a good and effective product for future use and store it in the refrigerator for several weeks. In the first case, egg white, citrus juice, flour (rice, oat, wheat) and low-fat dairy products are mixed.
In more complex recipes, the cream is prepared in a water bath. The base oil (grape, black cumin, peach, pumpkin, etc.) is poured into a ceramic or enameled container, it should be one-third of the total volume, heated to 60 ° C. An emulsifier, necessary for softening and conditioning the skin (cetyl alcohol or sucrose stearate), is added to it - 2%. Then pours a decoction of herbs, cooked in advance (60%). Herbs should be selected depending on skin problems (nettle, St. John's wort, sage, wormwood). All this heats up to get a creamy state. After cooling to 35 ° C, the remaining components are added: the active substance (brewer's yeast, plant extracts) - 7%, a few drops of essential oils. The resulting composition will not be airy and light, but it does not harm the skin and will bring only benefit. See also: Alternative remedies for oily skin
Foundation for oily skin
Most women have to mask the errors on the face, align the tone, create a foundation for makeup using a special tool - foundation. Oily skin requires its special composition in order not to aggravate the problems peculiar to it and satisfying the following requirements: do not contain components that provoke acne (silicones, oils, a number of preservatives), the density of the coating is medium, the presence of caring components, firmness, a feeling of lightness on the face. It is not easy to choose a suitable foundation both in quality and tonality. Facilitates the task of having in the trading networks probes that you can buy. If they are not, then in the store offer samples. It is good to test the product in different weather conditions, the main criterion of quality is its stability - it is important that the makeup stays on the face for a long time without the need to correct it.
Cream for oily sensitive skin
Paradoxically, oily skin is also sensitive. It turns out that an adverse effect on it is exerted not only by reduced synthesis of subcutaneous fat, but also its excessive secretion. This is explained by the content in it of fatty acids, squalene, irritating the epidermis. Owners of such skin have a hard time, because the reaction in the form of peeling, rash, redness can occur from strong wind or frost, sun, cosmetics. To cope with the problem will help cream for oily sensitive skin of the face, whose task is to settle the work of the sebaceous glands, reduce inflammation, have a bactericidal effect. In order for it to “work,” it must contain alpha and beta hydroxy acids, exfoliating the stratum corneum and accelerating cell renewal processes; alpha-bisobolol - anti-inflammatory component, zinc gluconate, affecting the synthesis of subcutaneous fat, vitamin E - an antioxidant that enhances the protective properties and protects the skin from external influences, various natural ingredients: thermal water, extracts of aloe, ivan tea, chamomile, pumpkin, calendula and etc.
Sunscreen for oily skin
Protecting the face from UV rays is a necessary measure for any skin type. It is also relevant for oily skin. Under the influence of the sun, it loses moisture, the water balance is disturbed, which leads to a more intense release of subcutaneous fat. Sunscreens are characterized by a level of protection, indicated on the package by the abbreviation SPF. Sunlight filtering with SPF 5-15 is weak, intended for use in winter, 20-25 is medium, for a short stay in the sun or a cloudy cool day, from 30 to 50 is a strong level of protection. Using the SPF 50 cream, you can be under the scorching sun for a long time, say on the beach, because 98% of ultraviolet rays are reflected from the skin, not bringing it burns and damage. One of these remedies is a children's cream for oily skin of the BABE Laboratorios series, containing organic, physical, chemical, biological filters, vitamin E. Active components neutralize irritation and moisturize, normalize sebaceous excretions. Extracts of medicinal plants are involved in it: aloe, kalanchoe, chamomile, etc.
Male face cream for oily skin
Male skin is characterized by a large number of sebaceous glands, which is why it is rougher and fatter than female skin. Men are not very worried about this circumstance until pimples and other rashes begin to appear. Skin problems are aggravated by factors such as smoking, alcohol, stress, lack of proper care. Treatments for proper care and recovery include cleansing the skin, acne treatment procedures, moisturizing, with which a men's face cream for oily skin can cope. Its ingredients should be moisturizers: omega-3, -6 unsaturated fatty acids, glycerin, silicone; natural ingredients that have a nourishing and therapeutic anti-inflammatory effect; minerals; vitamins; sunscreen components, after 40 - hyaluronic acid.
Medical cream for oily skin
To combat seborrhea, inflammation, acne and acne, special therapeutic creams for oily skin have been developed, the action of which is aimed at eliminating the very causes of their appearance. You can buy them only at the pharmacy, because these are certified medicinal products whose effectiveness is confirmed by clinical and laboratory tests. Many cosmetic brands have a line of medical creams, one of them is “Girudo Derm” Biokon Ukraine. It uses extracts of medical leeches, green tea, eucalyptus and sage essential oil, azelaic acid, zinc, and triclocarban - antifungal and antibacterial agent.