Balancing Oily Skin: The basedSKIN. Solution.

The Evidence-Based Skincare Line Breaks It Down.

Kamilah Ferrari
May 15 · 4 min read

It can be difficult to know what products to use when you have oily or combination skin — especially while still wanting to achieve a healthy glow!

Oily skin is defined as the overproduction of oil (most evident in the T-zone, chin, nose and forehead) that leads to enlarged pores and generally more breakouts.

There are many factors that contribute to oily skin.

Some of which are harder to control; such as genetics or hormones; while other factors consist of diet and skin care routine.

Those with oily skin often times load up on skincare products that only worsen the problem; while others seem to have no-effect, whatsoever.

The best products will help reduce sheen and breakouts, without causing dryness.

It’s all about achieving balance.

You don’t necessarily want to eliminate all of the oil in your skin; as the right amount of oil helps in keeping your skin plump, healthy, and radiant!

Progression of balancing out skin — from a basedSKIN. client!

Common Mistakes Made By Those With Oily Skin:

By trying to combat excessively oily skin, sometimes using a stronger product —for instance: a cleanser with a pH level higher than 5.5; may actually worsen the problem and create a vicious cycle!

Your skin may feel tight and dry after washing and toning, however; once the skin dries out, the body overcompensates by producing even more oil!

You continue to use harsh products, or may even begin to try even stronger ones; all the meanwhile the cycle is in full effect with your skin oilier than ever!

The key is to embrace a hydrating layer into your skin care routine in order to keep the oil in check.

In order to break the cycle, you need to find the correct balance of controlling the oil on your skin while keeping your skin sufficiently moisturized.

A Hyaluronic Acid-based serum; such as basedSKIN.’s Collugreen and Collugreen+ Brightening may just be the solution!

The basedSKIN. Collugreen+ Brightening serum is especially lightweight, yet still intensively moisturizing.

It may be sealed off with the all-natural, Non-Comedogenic oil moisturizer — consisting of pure, olive-derived Squalane Oil and extra-virgin, cold-pressed Hemp Seed Oil.

How Does Hyaluronic Acid Work?

Hyaluronic Acid, or “HA” —is a gel-like substance that naturally occurs in the skin.

It works as a moisture magnet: absorbing up to 1000 times its weight in water! As we age, the production of Hyaluronic Acid slows down, contributing to the development of wrinkles in the skin.

What Are the Benefits of Using Hyaluronic Acid on Oily Skin?

Due to Hyaluronic Acid’s ability to hold water; applying the serum produces an immediate plumping effect that makes skin look and feel more youthful. Over time, it helps in restoring skin to its optimum moisture levels.

basedSKIN. serums include a range of anti-wrinkle polypeptides to help your skin look and feel more youthful.

It’s important to choose a product that is gentle and clean without unnecessary fillers or fragrance that can irritate sensitive skin.

Choosing a lightweight product like the new Collugreen+ Brightening Serum won’t clog pores or leave a heavy residue while still providing a gentle moisturizing action.

[Shop basedSKIN. products here.]

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