Makeup and skincare routines are unavoidable if you want to maintain your skin and your beauty. But, if you have oily skin, you may face difficulties to create a makeup and skincare routine.
In this post, I will show you how to create your own skincare and makeup routine if you have oily skin. Plus, this guide will help you to maintain your oily skin without breakouts.
I’ll explain all the details, step by step. Let’s get started.
Step 1 – Create A Makeup Routine
As a person with oily skin, I learned that I can not use too many makeup layers on my face. First, I do have not time enough to apply many products on my face when I do my makeup, and secondly, my face gets oily easily.
What I did was use minimum products and a few easy tricks to create my own makeup routine.
As a person with oily skin, you need to be cautious when you create a makeup routine. You can check my previous article about the best makeup routine for oily skin, before creating your own. By checking my list, you will be able to create your makeup routine step by step using minimum products.
Also, if you need to make a makeup pouch in a budget-friendly way, you can have a look at this article as well.
Step 2 – Try My Non-Oily Makeup Look
In the previous point, we discussed how to develop a makeup routine if you have oily skin. But in addition to that, there are some steps that you need to follow for a non-oily makeup look.
Even though you have the above products, if you do not know the order of the process and the methods of using those makeup products without getting oily, You will be lost.
In the previous years, I have tried many steps and products to avoid my makeup getting oily. From those things, I have grabbed the most effective 7 self-proven tips for an oil-free makeup look. You can check it.
Step 3- Cleansing Is Compulsory
As you put on your makeup, you need to remove it and clean your face as well. Cleansing your face is very important to your hygiene as well as to getting rid of various skincare issues like acne.
In simple terms, cleansing is cleaning the face by removing excess oil, dirt, and dead cells. Usually, it is advised to cleanse your face twice a day.
There are many chemical cleansers to cleanse your face. But did you know that you can use natural ingredients to clean your face? Our list of Homemade cleansers can give you the maximum benefits as cleansers to wipe out dirt, excess oil, and dead skin cells.
Step 4 – The Best Way To Cleanse Your Face
We wash our faces daily. But did you ever know how many times we should wash our faces?
You need to wash your face daily. It should not exceed 2 times. Too much washing your face will dry it.
Since you are allowed to wash your face two times per day, you need to clean it correctly. Also, after washing your face, you need to give the nutrition for it.
If you want to know more about how to wash your face and some important tips for giving the maximum benefits to your skin after cleansing, you can check my previous article.
Step 5 – Exfoliating Is The Key Part
Exfoliation is another step in a skincare routine. If you want to get rid of acne and have clear skin, you can try out exfoliation.
The main function of the exfoliating process is to remove dead skin cells, dirt, and oil from your face. Also, exfoliation can boost collagen production and the blood circulation of your skin and give you a youthful and healthy one. By exfoliating your face, you can eventually reduce the discoloration of your skin and get an even tone.
There are many chemical exfoliators you can use. But there are many natural and homemade exfoliators to scrub your face. You can check my article about the 5 best exfoliators for oily skin, for further information.
Step 6 – Do Not Avoid Toners
We already know how to cleanse, and exfoliate our faces. The next step is to seal the pores that opened from exfoliation. Toners are the best option to close the pores on the face.
When it comes to the benefits of using a toner, it can hydrate your skin. When the excess oil of your skin was removed by exfoliation and cleansers, your skin becomes dry. In order to balance the moisturizing of your skin, you can use a toner.
Secondly, toner can balance the PH of your skin. Sometimes, if you use a chemical product to cleanse or exfoliate your skin, it can dry your face. In order to balance the PH value of your skin, you need to use a toner.
Thirdly, toners can close the pores as we discussed early.
If you are looking for a natural toner, then have a look at our list. You will definitely get the maximum benefits from them.
Step 7 – Apply A Face Pack
After cleansing, exfoliating, and using a toner, our face needs nutrition. You can give it by applying a face sheet mask or DIY face pack.
There are many natural and homemade face packs for oily skin. You can make it within a few minutes using simple ingredients that you can find in your kitchen.
If you want to know more about how to make a DIY face pack for oily skin, you can check my article.
Step 8 – Moisturizing Is Beneficial Too
You will be mad at me when you read this section. Having moisturizers for oily skin? Too much oil. Isn’t it?
No. you need to use a moisturizer, even though you have oily skin. Recent research has shown that oily skin needs moisturizing too.
When you have oily skin, you usually use non-oily products. When you use too many non-oily products, it may cause for drying your face. It is not good for the skin. Too much dryness may cause itchy, flakey, and dullness. In order to avoid this situation, you need to moisturize your skin.
If you are looking for a natural moisturizer for oily skin, check my previous article on 5 natural moisturizers for oily skin.
Step 9 – Controlling Oily Skin At Home
The only dream of people with oily skin is to get rid of oiliness. Isn’t it?
But trust me. You should not. Getting rid of oily skin COMPLETLY will worsen your case. As we discussed earlier, getting rid of oily skin completely will make your skin dry. What you need to do is to control it.
Our sebaceous glands produce sebum oil. People with oily skin have an overproduction of sebum oil more than usual. This sebum oil contains Vitamin E, which acts as a natural sunscreen. Also, sebum oil can moisturize your face. That is why most elder people which have oily skin have youthful faces even though they are old.
When it comes to controlling your oily skin naturally at home, we have some easy and effective tips that you can follow. You can check my previous article for more information.
Step 10 – Controlling Pimples And Acne
The most common issue that has for people with oily skin is acne. I have experienced it many times, especially when I have upcoming events. Think about you having a wedding tomorrow and there is a huge acne on your face. That is terrible.
There are many reasons for acne such as inflammation, genetic reasons, stress, unhealthy meals, dandruff, and hormone changes.
I have tried many things to get rid of acne. Among them, I have listed out some most effective and natural home remedies that controlled my acne condition. You can check my previous article to know more. Plus, there are some important habits that you need to follow, apart from the remedies, to control your acne.
As you can see, making a skincare and makeup routine for you, if you have oily skin, is not complex as you think. What you need to do is to understand what your skin wants.