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If you’ve always wanted to get on the Korean 10-step beauty regime but always thought that your skin was too oily for it, here’s what you can do: 

 

1. Use An Oil Cleanser

An oil cleanser might seem counter intuitive but it could really help with your oily skin. 

Oil cleansers are great for dry skin because they’re gentle but they’re also great for oily skin because they can help you control your sebum production after several uses. Plus, they wash off easily and you don’t have to worry too much about it clogging your pores. 

 

2. A Water-Based Cleanser

Skip the soap-based cleansers, they dry out your skin faster. 

Instead opt for water-based cleansers that are softer on the skin and will leave it feeling more supple than ever

 

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3. Don't Skip The Toner

Whether you’ve got dry or oily skin, a toner is important. It helps to balance out your skin’s pH value and preps it for any other product you’re going to put on. 

If you’re looking for a toner for oily skin, look for products that include either salicylic acid or glycolic acid. These acids help to reduce excessive oil production and prevents your pores from clogging up. 

Be sure to avoid toners with alcohol, isopropyl alcohol and ethanol because they could further dry out your skin and strip your skin of moisture. 

 

4. Pick A Hydrating Essence

Essences help to prep your skin and boost skin renewal rate after cleansing. Be sure to look out for natural humectants like aloe vera, green tea extracts and other plant or marine extracts that can help lock in moisture

 

5. Pick A Serum With Soothing Ingredients

If your overactive sebum glands are causing your skin to break out and redden, opt for ingredients that soothe your skin when you’re looking for a serum

Once again, look for ingredients such as plant and marine extracts. They really help to soothe and hydrate your skin so it doesn’t break out as much and feel moisturised too. 

 

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