“My skin is too oily for moisturizer.” WRONG

Moisturizer is important for maintaining healthy skin, regardless of the amount of oil produced.  Clients who have oily skin tend to think that drying it out is the best option for controlling breakouts.  Acne occurs from a combination of dead skin and excess sebum, which leads to a buildup of bacteria and triggers inflammation.  The human body is made to adapt to changes; therefore, drying out the skin often results in even more sebum production.  This excess sebum, along with a dry epidermis, accumulates within the follicles, eventually resulting in more breakouts.  Dry skin also leads to other skin conditions, including sensitivity, eczema and signs of aging,

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