9 expert-selected skin care products for oily skin
We sat down with Skin Center Supervisor Amanda Cooper, RN, CLT, CAC to talk about her favorite skin care products for oily skin.
- Oily skin
- Occasional acne breakouts
- Aging prevention
1. Glytone Mild Gel Cleanser – $36
“I love that it gently exfoliates, removes surface debris, and leaves my skin feeling squeaky clean.”
Pro tip: Apply to a damp face, gently massage into your skin, and rinse with warm water.
2. Avène Retrinal EYES – $52
“This helps minimize fine lines, puffiness, and dark circles while hydrating my skin at the same time.”
Pro tip: Gently dab the cream around your eye area with your ring finger until it is completely absorbed.
3. Avène A-Oxitive Antioxidant Defense Serum – $46
“This is a light-weight serum that protects my skin from environmental stressors and leaves my complexion brighter.”
Pro tip: Cleanse your skin, apply a toner, apply a thin layer of the serum to your face and neck, and finish by applying a moisturizer
4. Mary Kay CC Cream Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15 – $22
“This has a great coverage of imperfections.”
Pro tip: Dab your fingertips or makeup brush with the cream, gently massage it into your face and neck in circular motions, and let it absorb into your skin before applying makeup.
5. Avène Micellar Lotion Cleanser and Make-up Remover – $10–$28
“This is my favorite product to remove my makeup after a long day.”
Pro tip: Apply the cleanser to a cotton pad and gently sweep over the entire face, eyes, and lips to remove make-up and impurities.
6. Avène Retrinal EYES – $52
“I always use this twice a day, morning and night. It’s got Vitamin A which helps boost collagen to fight against aging.
Pro tip: Start from the inner corner and work your way outwards.
7. Glytone Lactic Superficial Retexturizing Serum – $70
“I love that it exfoliates my skin, evens out my skin texture, and helps clear out my congested pores.”
Pro tip: Apply the cleanser to a cotton pad and gently wipe your face, eys, and lips until your makeup is removed.
8. Avène Retrinal 0.1 – $74
“Plumps and firms my skin and keeps it looking youthful!”
Pro tip: After you wash your face, gently massage the cream into your skin until it is fully absorbed.
9. Babe Lash Serum – $49
“For long healthy lashes!”
Pro tip: Apply the serum directly to your lash line every night before bed.