HOW TO GET RID
OF OILY SKIN

Refresh your skincare routine with formulas to help
control oil and visibly minimize pores

Formulas to help control oil and visibly minimize
pores

How to get rid of oily skin

Oily skin is skin that needs maintenance to help control oil and shine and to reduce blemishes. Customers with oily skin are often unhappy about the way their skin feels and looks, and they are dissatisfied with their skin texture. They are willing to try many products to control their skin's condition and want their skin to be clean, clear, and shine-free.

Step 1. Use a Mattifying Face Mask 2-3 times a Week

Oily skin can be tricky to deal with. The main characteristics of oily skin are clogged pores, shiny and greasy looking skin and breakouts. Washing your face with a gentle cleanser is the first step of your skincare routine for oily skin, but you also want to find products that control oil without drying the skin. Face Masks can help control the excess of sebum and minimize your pores. Face Masks are usually made up of minerals (clay, charcoal) that give the skin a better and tighter appearance. Opt for a mattifying mask and apply consistently 2-3 times a week for best results.

Step 2. Exfoliate 2-3 Times a Week

Exfoliation is a crucial skincare step for oily skin. For a better appearance of your complexion, you have to remove the dead skin cells on the surface. Because oily skin produces an excess of sebum, it tends to have an extra coat of dead cells that end up clogging the pores. Oily skin will benefit from a gentle exfoliation 2 to 3 times a week. Now it is important to avoid harsh and drying ingredients, so your skin will not produce more oil. Also, do not exfoliate too much, since it is just as damaging as not exfoliating at all. Like every skincare routine, be consistent and do not wait too long between exfoliations.

Step 3. Favor Oil-free products

People get the idea that because you have oily skin, you don’t need to hydrate it. To avoid adding extra oil into your skin, adopt oil-free products. With a lighter consistency, they are less likely to clog your pores. Consider products that are specifically suitable for oily skin, such as a toner for oily skin or an oil free moisturizer. Avoid ingredients like coconut oil, which can be too greasy for oily skin. Discover Kiehl’s effective products for oily skin, including our best moisturizer for oily skin, a gel that quickly absorb into the skin, and a gentle face wash for oily skin.

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DISCOVER WHICH FORMULAS AND TREATMENTS
ARE RIGHT FOR OILY SKIN

SKINCARE ROUTINE FOR
OILY SKIN

OIL-FREE

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Oil-Free Cleanser

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Oil-Free Toner

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What is the best face wash for oily skin?

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Oil-Free Cleanser

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OUR SOLUTION

A gentle foaming face wash for oily skin and normal skin.

This oil-free quick lathering cleansing foam for normal to oily skin types thoroughly removes impurities and visibly reduces excess oil on the skin's surface while leaving skin more balanced. Paraben, Silicone, Sulfate and Oil-free.

HOW TO USE KIEHL'S FACE WASH FOR OILY SKIN:

Gently massage cleanser into damp facial areas. Rinse thoroughly. Avoid the immediate eye area. Can be used morning and night.

How to Detoxify your skin & Pores

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Oil-Free Toner

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OUR SOLUTION

A gentle alcohol-free toner for normal-to-oily skin.

Our oil-free toner is formulated for normal to oily skin types to viably reduce excess oil on skin's surface, while leaving It instantly fresh and healthy looking. Made with imperata Cylindrica Root Extract and Anarcticine to soothe and hydrate skin, our non-drying alcohol-free formula gently removes any remaining residue, dirt and oil without stripping skin of vital moisture. PH-balanced. Tested for safety and gentleness Paraben free. Silicone free. Fragrance free. Oil free.

HOW TO USE KIEHL'S TONER FOR OILY SKIN:

After cleansing, moisten a cotton pad with the oil-free toner and apply to face. Avoid the immediate eye area. Can be used morning and night.

What is the best moisturizer for oily skin?

Ultra Facial
Oil-Free Get Cream

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OUR SOLUTION

A gel moisturizer for oily skin and normal skin.

This non-greasy hydrator intensely moisturizes and conditions your skin with a fresh texture. The gel moisturizer quickly absorbs into skin, with an instant cooling effect upon application. 24-hour hydration and shine control. Oil-free and paraben-free.

HOW TO USE KIEHL'S MOISTURIZER FOR OILY SKIN:

Apply to clean facial skin. Can be used morning, night, and as needed.

SKINCARE ROUTINE FOR
OILY SKIN

OUR EXPERT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR OILY SKIN

  • Keep skin clean and shine-free without stripping or over-drying it
  • Keep skin's natural essential moisture in balance by avoiding harsh cleansers
  • Cleansing face mask is recommended at least weekly
  • Daily use of a toner containing alcohol is recommended
  • Regular exfoliation is recommended
  • Replenish essential hydration with an oil-free or non-greasy moisturizer
  • Daily UV Protection is recommended
  • Nightly repair serum is recommended

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