Oily Skin in Cape Town

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Yemaya Spa & Hair

The Point Center, 76 Regent Road, Seapoint, Cape Town

R960
(65 reviews)

Angsana Spa at Vineyard Hotel

60 Colinton Road, Newlands, Cape Town

from R500
(2 reviews)

View Health and Skincare Clinic

Devonshire Court, Recreation Road, Fish Hoek, Southern Peninsula, Cape Town

from R650
(14 reviews)

Sense Spa

The Watefront, Cape Town

R760
(0 reviews)
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McQueens Beauty Collective

Shop no.4, 77 Regent Road, Sea Point, Cape Town. 8060

R1940
(24 reviews)

The Glam Bar

Winston Place, 65 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town

R800
(62 reviews)

Yemaya Kloof

1st Floor, Lifestyle on 50 Kloof Street. Gardens, Cape Town

R350
(18 reviews)

Ohmm Face & Body

Shop 2B, Dean Street Arcade, Corner Dean Street and Main Road, Newlands, Cape Town

R1400
(0 reviews)
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Body Basics Massage On The Move

Milnerton, Cape Town

from R400
(8 reviews)


 

Condition – Oily Skin

 

An oily Skin type develops due to the sebaceous glands in the skin producing too much sebum.

Sebum is the waxy, oily substance that serves for protection and hydration of the skin, and it's vital for keeping the skin healthy.

But once there is the over production and it creates an oily skin that can lead to blocked pores and acne. Most common areas affected is the T zone which includes the nose and the forehead. 

 

What are the symptoms of Oily Skin?

 

- Shiny or greasy skin tone

- Large or noticeable pores

- Thick or rough skin

- Increased acne breakouts

- Clogged pores and blackheads

 

However, there are benefits to having the oily skin. Oily Skin develops less wrinkles and tends to be less sensitive as its thicker.

 

What are the reasons for having Oily Skin?

 

Genetics

Often the causes for Oily skin can be found in genetics. If Oily skin is linked to genetics can be difficult to prevent.

 

Hormones

Oily skin can be caused by changes in hormones such as the menstrual cycle, and it can be difficult to control.

 

Unhealthy Diet

Unhealthy diet can cause the skin to become oily. It helps to stay hydrated, avoid greasy foods and trans fats, and to eat a diet full of nourishing whole foods.

 

Stress

When we are stressed our body over-produces a hormone called cortisol which then causes a overproduction of oil making the skin more oily.

 

What are the best treatments for Oily Skin?

 

There are a few ways to help treat or control oily skin. A range of good skincare treatments for Oily Skin can be used in your daily skin cleansing routine, and can improve the appearance and the health of your skin.

Skin treatments that help with Oily Skin are:

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Treatments which can help with the condition Oily Skin