If you have oily skin, it can be difficult to find the right makeup product. Because, in a few hours, everything wears off.  Oily skin looks greasy and shiny and it frequently affects the face. Sebum is made of fats and it is known as an oily substance. This article shows the ways to control the oily skin.

Wash your face

Washing your face regularly can reduce the amount of oil on your face. But most of the peoples with oily skin don’t wash their face regularly. If you have oily skin, wash your face twice a day.

Wash your face with a gentle soap and warm water. You should avoid soaps with harsh chemicals, added moisturizer, or fragrances, which can irritate your skin and it, may create more sebum.

Simply wet your face with warm water can help to open your pores. Don’t use too hot water.

Use an oil-fighting cleanser

If you don’t have time to wash your face, you can use oil-fighting cleanser on your face. Apply the cleanser product to cotton bad and wipe it over your face and neck, especially in the T-zone and avoiding the eye area. Using a cleanser on your face can remove the build-up of dirt, grease, and oil that gets onto your skin every day. People should not use the oil-based or alcohol-based cleansers.

Use the oil-free moisturizer

Look for the one which has oil-free formula while selecting the moisturizer. The good quality oil-free moisturizers are removed the excess oil and shiny in your face. Choose a skin product that is labeled oil-free.


Honey is one of the natural ways to remove oil on your skin. It is a natural humectant and it helps to keep the skin moisture but not oily. Use honey to manage your oily skin, spread a thin layer onto your face and let it dry for 10 minutes. It will help to keep your skin oil-free and moisturizer.

Use blotting papers

Many companies made blotting papers, which are specially designed for the absorbent paper that strip oil from your skin. Blotting papers are not treated with the sebum production in your skin, but it used to remove the oil from your skin. Gently press the paper against your skin and leave it for a few seconds to absorb oil.

Cosmetic clay

Cosmetic clays are also known as healing clays. It used to absorb the oil from the skin and it is highly absorbent.