Some people have skin that’s dry all over while others have super-active sebaceous glands that make the entire face oily. For these people, the trick is finding skin care products right for their skin type and their personal skin conditions, such as acne or sensitivity.
Combination skin, on the other hand, offers both the challenges of oily skin AND dry skin as well as any other conditions, including the above-mentioned acne and/or sensitivity. There’s no question, combination skin can be a challenge to deal with. Parts of the face are dry, while other parts are oily (usually the forehead, nose, and chin, also known as the ‘T-Zone’). It can be confusing and difficult to balance the skin by ‘satisfying’ both the oily and dry parts of the face.
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What can be even more challenging is when some parts of the face are very dry while other parts are very oily and slick. In some extreme cases, you may need to use different products on different parts of your face. Check out our suggested, basic regimens for combination skin that may help put an end to your frustrations.
Extreme Combination Skin (very dry, very oily parts)
Routine: Enzyme Cleansing Gel, Seaweed Cleansing Lotion (toner), the Rose Hips Nourishing Oil applied to very dry areas only, and then layer the Collagen Moisturizer SPF 15 all over. For night, apply the Rose Hips Nourishing Oil to the dry areas, and the A.H.A. & Ceramide Moisturizer for the rest of the face.
Exfoliate twice a week with our Almond & Honey Face Scrub.
Overcome complicated combo skin now!