Take Control of Oily Skin with JK7® this Summer
During summer, temperatures and humidity levels rise. Anyone with oily skin knows high humidity is no friend to them. Heat and humid weather leads to an increase in oil production from sebaceous glands. Since your facial skin has the most concentrated number of sebaceous glands, the shine shows most prominently there. Instead of envying other’s skin types or wishing you could change yours, there are ways to treat and maintain your skin and achieve a glowing look without the extra shine.
It is only natural that you want to splash your face with cool water and cleanse more often during summer. However, frequently washing your face strips your skin of moisture and causes sebaceous glands to work overtime, resulting in a rebound effect. Therefore, as best practice cleansing your face twice a day with a gentle face wash is adequate, once in the morning and before going to bed. People with oily skin need frequent washing at their T-Zone while the cheeks tend to dry up. So, instead of washing your face every time, blotting papers can help to soak up the excess oil in problem areas while keeping the required moisture.
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When cleansing your face, it is better to use skincare products with natural ingredients that are free of chemicals. Take control with JK7®’s Eye & Face Make-Up Remover to gently remove makeup and dislodge oil-based products from your pores. Then, cleanse on a deeper scale with the exceptional JK7® Foaming Face Wash. Our light, mild and deep cleansing JK7® Foaming Face Wash with Patchouli and Ylang Ylang helps break down oil in the pores but is not over-drying. Self-processed extracts from organic herbs balance your skin and alleviate redness after cleansing, leaving your skin fresh, clear, and smooth, preparing it for the next step of skin care.
Switch to a Lighter Moisturizer
Adding moisture to greasy skin may seem counter-intuitive but keeping skin hydrated is key to maintain its balance and keep oil production under control. When you leave your skin dry, your sebaceous glands are forced to produce more oil to compensate for the lack of moisture. Instead of the thick, emollient face cream you use during winter, a more nourishing anti-aging formula is great for overnight care and actively enhances the skin cell regeneration and collagen production during sleep.
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The JK7® Rejuvenating Serum-Lotion includes the purest oils from Jasmine, Rose, Chamomile, Neroli, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang, and substances in alliance with proven organic healing herbs to tone and shrink the look of pores, boosting the longevity of your skin. One more thing to pay attention to is topical application. You never have to moisturize your nose because there are enough oil glands there as is. If you are applying moisturizer in the morning, you can lay a tissue flat on your face and gently tap to pick up any excess moisture.
Keep Hydrated and Eat Right
No matter what season it is, it’s important to drink lots of water throughout the day. Keeping your skin and body hydrated through the warmer months is the key to keep your skin healthy. When your skin doesn’t have the hydration it needs, it produces more oil to compensate for the lack of water. As well as drinking the obligatory two liters of water a day, use the JK7® Beauty Moisturizing Mist Pure Rose which hydrates your skin at any time of the day. This natural aromatherapy spray is especially refreshing in hot, humid, or dry weather and excellent for dry and mature skin. It is made with Organic Pure Rose Oil to balance both the skin and the senses. It tones, clears, and refines pores giving your skin a quick lift.
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Besides drinking water, your diet also affects your skin. Summers can be the best time to go on a healthy diet since the heat can ruin your appetite easily. Cut down on fatty and oily food to keep your body and skin healthy during summer. Fresh vegetables and fruits can in fact help reduce oil secretion from your skin. Avoid alcohol, caffeine and spicy foods which can cause dehydration and sweating. Stick to healthy, mild flavors and lots of water and your complexion will thank you for it. Take control with JK7®.