Oily skin Tips|Four product designs to prevent skin problem: large pores/comedone/acne

Oily skin Tips|Four product designs to prevent skin problem: large pores/comedone/acne

As the temperature gradually rises, many people are suffering from “glossy faces”! Excess oil on the face will not only look greasy, but also arouse a series of skin problems. This article explains why faces always feel oily, what skin problems will cause and how we can treat oily skin properly.

Oily skin mainly comes from “sebaceous gland secretion” & “epidermal keratinocyte metabolism”

Sebaceous gland secretion: The sebaceous glands, each attached to a hair follocle, produce sebum. The sebum flows into the hair follicle and then is wicked onto the skin by hair. Affected by various factors, such as weather, diet, stress and so on, the secretion of the sebum increases , so our face skin feel oily.

Epidermal keratinocyte metabolism: Epidermal keratinocytes also produce lipids during metabolism, such as sphingolipids, free cholesterol, and free fatty acids. Generally, it can help moisturize the skin and defend the body, however its excessive production will cause extra oil on the face skin.

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Excessive oil leads to enlarged pores/comedone/acne and other skin conditions

Once Excessive oil on the face isn’t washed off in time, it will store in the pores and cuase “enlarged pores”. As the old cutin accumulates, the pores is clogged finally, and then “comedone” appears. Propionibacterium acnes begin to build up in the old cutin since lipids is their favorites. Due to the large amount of bacterial reproduction, the comedone is inflamed and “acne” comes into existence.

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Daily skincare advices for oily skin

Step1: Anti-acne Toner – tighten the pores

In the daily skincare routine, we can apply anti-acne toner on the oily parts of the face, for example the T-zone. The astringents in it can take off excess oil and tighten the pores through its reaction with the protein in the front of sebaceous gland. It is recommended to use products with low-irritant ingredients such as skullcap, witch hazel, seaweed extract and so on.

Step2: Peeling Essence – removing the old cutin

And then apply the peeling essence to accelerate the peeling of old cutin and unclog the pores, which can improve the acne-prone skin ultimately. Acidic ingredients, such as mandelic acid, fruit acid, salicylic acid and so on are commonly used. Safe and sufficient dose of them can accurate the metabolism of epidermal keratinocytes effectively.

Step3: Acne Pen – strengthen the protection

If acne appears on the face, we can also use the acne spot pen. After pressing the acne gently, there will be protective film forming on it quickly, which can strengthen the protection of the epidermis. In addition, the appliance of licorice essence, vitamin B3 and so on can block the melanin and prevent the formation of acne blemish.

Step4: Acne Concealer – cover the spot

If you are worried about the spots will affect your makeup, you can also use acne concealer. It can cover the spot and repair the skin at the same time. Products with smooth and delicate texture tend to avoid creasing and look natural. In addition, long-lasting products make the flawless makeup last longer especially in hot weather.

Unicare has designed a variety of oil-controlling and acne-removing products for “oily acne-prone skin”, such as anti-acne toner, peeling essence, acne pen and acne concealer. They can be customized to add different natural plant extracts, for example Baikal Skullcap, which can treat the “oily skin” gently and prevent from acne-prone skin problems. For more product information, welcome to contact us.

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