Why oily skin + moisture is not a bad combo

oily skin and moisture products

While it might seem obvious that oily skin does not need another coat of moisture, this common misunderstanding is actually far from the truth. Oily skin can be challenging to deal with, which is why it’s important to be aware of essential dos and don’ts concerning this specific skin type. 

Sunscreen is never a no-go 

When people think about sunscreen, they often associate it with a greasy and sticky texture, which is why many people with oily skin tend to deselect it completely. In reality, there’s no need for that.

Sunscreen should always be an essential part of your routines, as it protects your skin from harmful UV radiation, which can cause both short- and long-term consequences to your skin and overall health. What you can do to spare your skin from too much extra grease is to choose a lightweight sunscreen that is produced without an excessive amount of oil. Our woods_ Facial Sunscreen SPF30 and Facial Sunscreen SPF50 are carefully developed with chemical filters that effectively absorb into the skin to turn UV rays into non-damaging wavelengths of light or heat.

Made with the antioxidants vitamin C and E, our SPF’s also help protect the skin against free radicals and blue light, leaving your skin protected both indoors and outdoors. With a non-sticky, non-greasy, and lightweight formular, these SPF’s are truly a perfect match for oily skin – both during the hotter season and in your everyday skincare routines all year round.

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All skin need hydration

Even though it might seem contradictory to reach for the moisturizer if your skin type is oily, there is a good reason you should be doing exactly that. Your skin producing more oil is often a sign of it being dehydrated – and over-cleansing strips the skin’s natural oils, forcing it to produce even more. And you know how it goes from there.

Therefore, it’s essential to get your hands on a moisturizer without too much oil, so you avoid greasing your skin further, but still provide it with its much-needed hydration. 

How to treat oily + acne-prone skin

If products with too much oil are a red flag when treating oily, acne-prone skin,  how do you avoid the dreaded breakouts? The answer is simple: Prioritize products with mostly natural ingredients.

In the light of this realisation, we'd like to turn your attention towards our 24-Hour Hydra Gel. The water-based and lightweight formula of this daily moisturizer is developed to ensure your skin intense hydration, nourishment, and protection while retaining a matte surface. In other words: A grant of hydration without your skin feeling enclosed. Sounds almost too good to be true, right? This wonderworker is formulated with moisturizing hyaluronic acid and vitamin-rich natural sea buckthorn to leave your skin protected, nourished, and hydrated. Don’t let your skin miss out on its soothing and skin-replenishing properties.

Perfect your routines with our resurfacing exfoliant, Skin Perfector 2% BHA to combat clogged pores, uneven skin, and breakouts. With the ingredient of 2% BHA, this liquid exfoliator effectively removes excess oil and shine while rinsing  clogged pores and preventing future breakouts from ever seeing the light of day.