If you have oily skin, you’ve probably heard your fair share of myths and misconceptions about what causes it and how to treat it. In this blog post, we'll debunk four of the biggest myths about oily skin.
Myth #1: Oily skin doesn't need moisturizer.
One of the biggest myths about oily skin is that it doesn't need moisturizer. In fact, oily skin still needs hydration, and skipping moisturizer can actually make it worse. When your skin is dehydrated, it can produce more oil to compensate, leading to even oilier skin. Look for a lightweight, oil-free moisturizer that won't clog your pores.
Myth #2: Oily skin is caused by eating greasy foods.
Contrary to popular belief, eating greasy foods doesn't directly cause oily skin. However, a diet high in saturated and trans fats can lead to inflammation in the body, which can show up on your skin. Instead of cutting out all greasy foods, focus on eating a healthy, balanced diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats.
Myth #3: Oily skin doesn't need sunscreen.
Just because your skin is oily doesn't mean it's immune to the damaging effects of the sun. Sun damage can lead to premature aging and an increased risk of skin cancer. Look for a lightweight, oil-free sunscreen that won't clog your pores, and make sure to apply it every day.
Myth #4: Oily skin doesn't need to be moisturized at night.
Some people believe that they don't need to moisturize their oily skin at night, but this couldn't be further from the truth. While you sleep, your skin repairs itself, and applying a moisturizer can help nourish and hydrate your skin. Look for a non-comedogenic moisturizer that won't clog your pores.
Don’t fall for these common myths about oily skin! Make sure to moisturize, eat a healthy diet, wear sunscreen, and hydrate your skin at night to keep your oily skin under control – we recommend PAUME’s Hydrate Trio, which includes our Probiotic Hand Balm, All-in-One Cuticle & Nail Cream, and Overnight Hydration Gloves!Remember that everyone’s skin is different, and what works for one person may not work for another, so don’t be afraid to experiment with different skincare products. Visit our website to learn more about your unique skin and how PAUME is here to lend a helping hand.