Dry Skin is characterized as scratched, cracked and rough. Dry Skin is caused due to dehydration of skin that is loss of water in the skin. There are many more reasons for Dry Skin; some of them add lack of humidity, lack of nutritional value, genetic problem, and sun burn.

Oily skin is characterized as gleaming, deep and deadly colored. There are many reasons for Oily Skin. Some of them add Heredity, lack in Diet intake, Cosmetics you use, humidity and hot weather.

Many people have oily skin at some areas and dry or normal skin at other areas. Those people have combination skin. 

Causes of Oily Skin

We really need to know the causes of Oily Skin and treatment for this so that we can properly take care of our skin. Some of the main symptoms that guide us about the oily skin include over productive sebaceous glands, fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, frequent breakouts, large pores and a greasy appearance, pimples, blemishes blackheads, coarse look.

The main cause of the entire problem is the Microscopic Sebaceous Gland which is safely buried under the surface of the skin. They are found in all skin surfaces deep within the dermis. They enter the skin through hair shaft, clear their stuffing through the pores. Most of the oil is produced from the area which contains loads of sebaceous glands which is a part of the pilosebaceous unit. Oily skin can be found on the face in abundance adding forehand, nose and chin. Sebaceous glands contain sebum which has lipids, dead sebaceous gland cells and fats which in return contains triglycerides, wax monoesters, squalane and free fatty acids. If we really need to know how to treat the oily skin, we first need to know the cause for this. Let's discuss causes of Oily Skin below:

  • Heredity: If someone elder than you is going through the same problem in your family, then you can have oily skin problems

  • Diet : Oily skin can also be caused if you do not take proper diet full of vitamins, nutrition and proteins

  • Hormone levels : If there is a problem of hormonal imbalance or hormonal shifts, it is also a cause of oily skin. It is common in teenagers and it can happen at any age.

  • Pregnancy :During pregnancy and menopause, hormonal difference can also disturb the oil balance and increase the production of sebaceous glands.

  • Birth control pills: Usage in abundance can be Cause of Oily Skin

  • Cosmetics you use : If you use the cosmetics that do not suit your skin types, then the treatment of Oily skin can be little difficult.

  • Humidity and hot weather.

Treatment of Oily Skin

Even though, there are so many causes for Oily Skin, it is very important to take care of the skin. Have you ever thought about what you really need to add to your daily skincare routine? The assured method that is the first treatment of Oily Skin takes ten minutes to follow on a daily basis. You can do cleansing, Toning, Moisturizing, apply Masks, Facial Massage on your skin. Let us see the treatments for Oily skin below:

  • Some of the topical treatments include Benzoyl Peroxide removes the bacteria that converts sebum into fatty acid and removes the dead skin, Sulfur, resorcinol, and salicylic acids help in opening pores and removing blemishes, Topical antibiotics help to treat papules, Retinoic acid helps in removing blackheads and removing dead skin.

  • Relevant Retinoid can be a good treatment for Oily skin when you apply it every other night. Main class of Retinoid are Retin A, Retin A Micro Gel, Differin, Tazorac, Avita and OTC retinols that add Afirm or DERMA. They are free from various skin issues and are safe in use.

  • Polymer technology is another way to treat oily skin. It is an inner way to remove skin oils. The best part of this remedy is that it will not dry your skin in excess.

  • Another treatment is to apply Glycolic acid which is a type of alpha hydroxyl acids. Its main purpose is to slash through the face oils and make the pores open and hydrates the skin as it penetrates deeper and deeper in the skin and works effectively.

You just need to put in the efforts to apply treatments for your Oily skin and its result will follow you itself!

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