Oily Skin in Durban Metro


Da Beauty Palace

Shop 22, Upper Level, The Workshop Centre, 99 Aliwal Street, Durban

(44 reviews)

Heaven on Earth Spa

262 John Zikhali Road Old Sydenham Road Musgrave, Durban

from R180
(0 reviews)

Beauty & Balance

City View, 10 Matthews Meyiwa road, Greyville, Durban

(15 reviews)

Madame Et Monsieur Pinetown

Union Main Centre, 45 - 51 Josiah Gumede Road, Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal

(8 reviews)

Rejuvenate - Health & Beauty Clinic

171 Rodger Sishi Rd, 3629 Durban, South Africa

(10 reviews)

The Nail Guru

39 Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Shop 4 Docnor Medical Centre, Durban North, Durban

from R220
(1 reviews)

Chrysalis Hair & Beauty

Kensington Square, 53 Adelaide Thambo Drive, Durban North

from R460
(0 reviews)

The Skin & Laser Clinic

9 Westbury crescent, Durban North

(15 reviews)

Bella Day Spa

2 Lucas Drive, off Main Rd, Hillcrest, South Africa

(14 reviews)


22 Davallen Avenue, Durban North, South Africa

from R605
(17 reviews)

Simplysam Beauty & Laser Clinic

9 Winston Place, Durban, South Africa

from R250
(17 reviews)

The Laser Loft

46 Northway Rd (Kenneth Kaunda) Durban North

(22 reviews)

L & T Beauty Bliss

123 Jan Hofmeyer Road, Westville Village Mall Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

from R450
(14 reviews)

Skinsation Gem Towers

98 Overport Drive, Durban

(11 reviews)

Skinsation Westwood

16 Lincoln Terrace, Westville, Durban

(12 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?



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



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.



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