Oily Skin

Oily skin is characterised by an increased amount of lipids on the skins surface due to overactive sebaceous glands. It is shiny and thick, often with enlarged pores.

Types
& Causes

Oily skin

Your skin’s production of oil can be affected by many factors, with many of these being caused by hormones. A few common experiences can trigger hormonal changes that lead to an increase in sebum production such as: puberty, pregnancy, menstruation and stress.

Oily skin is prone to blackheads and other blemishes. It occurs more often in men than in women, and it predominantly affects adolescents and younger persons.

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