If you have oily skin it may seem like moisturizer is the last thing you want to apply to your face. But is it? Test what you know about caring for your oily skin in our quiz.
OK, that's an easy one. Oily, acne-prone skin is often shiny and greasy-looking with large pores.
True. Acne treatments can strip protective oils from the face, meaning even oily skin needs hydration.
Sebaceous glands make sebum.
Sebum is a natural oily substance the body makes to keep our skin and hair healthy.
When your body makes too much sebum, it's a condition called hyperseborrhea.
Sorry all of you with dry and sensitive skin, but oily skin usually ages better because the excess oils keep skin supple over time.
The best moisturizers for oily skin are those that are lightweight, non-comedogenic, oil-free and water-based.
Moisturizers that contain talc help to control shine.
Hormonal changes, a change of season and even the irritation from eyeglass frames may cause blemishes.
Occlusive-type moisturizers form a moisture barrier on your skin to keep it hydrated, but they may also trap sebum which leads to acne.