There's a fine line between a dewy just-left-hot-yoga glow and seeing your own reflection in the middle of your forehead. For people with oily skin, the latter situation is a reality — which can make smoothing on moisturizer in the morning feel like fanning a flame. But, according to the pros, oily skin types need moisturizer too. And skipping this vital skincare step? Well, it can end up doing more harm than good.
"Those with oily skin may think they want to skip a moisturizer, but this may actually cause your body's own oil glands to become more active," says dermatologist Annie Chiu, MD. Instead of eschewing moisturizer, which can actually make your skin oilier, as a result, it's all about using the right formula that will leave skin balanced and healthy (not greasy or congested).
Ahead, we rounded up our favorite oily-skin-friendly hydrating heroes — all of which more than lives up to the grease-fighting challenge.
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