How to treat oily skin without a face toner?

How to treat oily skin without a face toner?

Even though body oils help to keep your skin healthy, an overabundance of oil can cause acne and blemishes, which can make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. 

Excess oily skin can give you a greasy look and make your makeup run, besides result in pimples and acne. 

But solving the problem of oily skin doesn't have to mean settling for dry skin, which is also unattractive and unhealthy. 

Here are some basic guidelines on how to treat oily skin for good and to maintain healthy, glowy and balanced skin!

  • Understand Why Breakouts Occur

  • One of the main factors for facial breakouts is because of natural skin oils trapping dirt and skin debris. Where too much oil flows, pores can easily become clogged and start breeding bacteria. Other reasons for breakouts include fluctuating hormones, stress and genetics.

  • Double Cleansing Ritual

  • Cleansing is an essential step in your skin-care routine! 

    It helps to remove sweat, sunscreen and makeup that causes a build-up of bacteria which can lead to blemishes.

    What's even better than cleansing, is double cleansing!

    It effectively breaks down makeup, dirt and debris on the skin’s surface.

    It allows your treatment cleanser to penetrate the deeper layers of your skin and micro-exfoliates the skin on a daily basis.

    Our ASI Power Cleanse

    1st step - Pre Cleanse

    Begin by using a cleanser like ASI’s Radiant Cream Cleanser. It will effectively remove and break down makeup and pollutants by nourishing the skin with vitamins and humectants.

    2nd step - Treatment Cleanser

    Follow with ASI’s Rejuvenating Foaming Cleanser, containing Citric Acid and Vitamin C, which will help to exfoliate and resurface, while leaving your skin fresh and clear.

  • Apply the Right Makeup

  • Stay away from foundations that clog your pores and can feel heavy.

     Instead, choose makeup with lighter textures, looking for product labels with keyword words, such as mattifying or oil-control. Mineral makeup is a great option.

    Mineral makeup can be used on sensitive skin, acne-prone skin, injured skin, perioral dermatitis, and rosacea.

    Mineral makeup is a perfect match for those who do not like the look or feel of wearing makeup but still want to have glowing, flawless skin. 

    Nearly invisible and weightless, it allows your skin to breathe naturally and achieve that natural, no makeup look.

    Mineral Makeup coverage is buildable from sheer to opaque.

    Additionally, remove your makeup before going to sleep so that your skin can breathe.

  • Use a Targeted Retinol Serum

  • Vitamin A main target is ageing but is also beneficial for scarring, blemishes and uneven skin tone. The main ingredient in the Vitamin A serum is Retinol which is commonly targeted towards older skin types but Retinol is beneficial to many skin concerns. 

    Vitamin A helps to regulate and slow oil flow. It’s an effective treatment for acne because of their ability to regenerate and heal the skin rapidly.

    It reshapes the lining of pores, so oil can exit easily, instead of getting ensnared and resulting in clogged pores, pimples or blackheads. 

    Although this product is for all skin types those who are pregnant or breastfeeding are not recommended to use as it contains Retinol.  

  • Don't Scrub Your Skin

  • Resist the temptation to scrub away oily skin.

    Contrary to what you may believe, scrubbing your skin doesn't help to clear acne, cleanse pores or reduce oiliness. Instead, it irritates the skin. Thus, avoid using abrasive pads, scrubs or washcloths. 

    Consider that when you use a washcloth or buff, it can stimulate even more oil secretion.

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