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Should You Use Oil-Free Moisturizers?

Posted by Mary Meek on
Should You Use Oil-Free Moisturizers?

If you are oily skin or a combination type skin, an oil-free moisturizer should be a necessary part of your skincare routine. Do you often skip applying a moisturizer after washing your face? If you have, don’t feel too bad about it because we all do at some point. The benefits of using a moisturizer are plentiful. You have to keep your skin hydrated to keep up a youthful and happy glow. But moisturizers that contain oils can weigh down the skin and even clog the pores. If your skin is oily, you might not think there is a benefit of adding more hydration to your skin. However, a good oil-free moisturizer brings many excellent benefits even if you have oily skin.

Keeps Your Skin Clear And Less Oily

Our skin is the largest organ of the body and we have to take care of it. When our skin is oily and we don’t apply moisturizer, our skin tries to help us by producing its own sebum. Unfortunately, our skin frequently overproduces oil, which will lead to more breakouts. Hydrating your skin can actually help your oily skin to produce less oil. By using an oil-free moisturizer, you can prevent an increase in oil and help balance your skin. Yet provide enough hydration to keep your skin from drying out.

It Won’t Clog Your Pores

While some oils can be hydrating and nourishing for the face, those with oily skin who are concerned about acne should use water-based moisturizers instead. Water-based and oil-free moisturizers are non-comedogenic, which means they are made to sink deep into your skin without clogging up the pores and leading to breakouts.

Vitamin C Keeps You Looking Young

Hydration is key for a young complexion. A lack of hydration can lead to saggy, aging skin because of a decrease in collagen. By providing your skin with hydration, along with vitamins such as vitamin C, you can help promote collagen formation. Choose an oil-free moisturizer full of antioxidants to prevent signs of aging.

It Protects Your Skin

Using the right skincare products will help you in maintaining a bright and healthy complexion. By stepping outside, we expose our skin to harmful free radicals in all forms which can dry out our skin. That is why you need to make sure your skin is protected before going out. An oil-free moisturizer is rich in nutrients and vitamins such as aloe vera, green tea, vitamins E and C. It will help to form a protective barrier against pollutants. The antioxidants will ward off free radicals as well.

Find The Skin Care Products You Need at Cure

Here at Cure, simplicity is the basis for everything we do. Our skincare products are water-based and contain simple yet powerful ingredients. We only use gentle formulations so they can be used for all skin types. If you are looking for an oil-free moisturizer, you can try the Water Treatment Moisturizer. Experience the benefits of Activated Hydrogen Water in our water-based skincare products. Feel free to contact us for more information.

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