The Correct Order To Apply Skincare Products For Oily Skin

Written by Anyuktha NallaniJul 28, 2022
The Correct Order To Apply Skincare Products For Oily Skin

If you are someone who has a blotting paper or compact handy at all times to mattify your face, then the universe legit conspired for you to be here right now! Oily skin can be a pain to deal with sometimes because of the excessive oil production, frequent breakouts and don’t even get us started on the clogged pores. That’s why it’s super important to pick the right products and use them the right way to mattify your skin texture. Scroll down to learn how to do just that.


01. Cleansing

Clay mask

Our skin comes in contact with several aggressors like pollution, dirt, dust and grime every day, leading to dullness and clogged pores. That’s why it’s crucial to cleanse the skin daily. We found our guy in the Lakmé 9to5 Matte Moist Clay Face Wash. It detoxifies and cleanses the skin effectively. Its unique formula is enriched with pure green tea extracts and mineral clays like Kaolin & Bentonite Clay. It absorbs excess oil and impurities from deep within the pores to give you a cleansed, refreshed, matte-looking face. At the same time, it doesn’t leave the skin feeling dry or dehydrated. What’s not to love?


02. Toning

Clay mask

Toning sets the base for the rest of your skincare products to seep in effortlessly. The Lakmé 9to5 Moist Matte Mattifying Face Toner is enriched with green tea extracts and witch hazel, which helps remove the grime and help close the pores so they don’t get clogged. Spritz it on your skin right after cleansing. You can also toss one in your handbag and use it whenever your skin needs a little pick-me-up. It hydrates and instantly mattifies the skin while leaving a soft and supple feel.


03. Moisturising

Clay mask

One might think that the last thing that needs to be added to oily skin is moisture. But hear us out. You absolutely need a moisturiser, yes even if you have oily skin. Why? Lack of moisture is what causes your skin to produce excess oil. But if you give it much needed nourishment in the form of moisturiser, it’ll help combat oily skin. Your best bet is the Lakmé 9to5 Matte Moist Mattifying Moisturiser. The lightweight and oil-free formula is infused with the goodness of pure green tea extracts, which helps keep the skin moisturised and matte for up to 12 hours. Time to kiss blotting papers goodbye!


04. Clay mask

Clay mask

It’s essential to keep your pores unclogged. A good and effective clay mask is what your skin needs to stay squeaky clean and matte. So, use the Lakmé 9to5 Moist Matte Clay Face Mask once or twice a week. The mask is enriched with skin-loving ingredients like pure green tea extracts and mineral clays like the magical Kaolin and Bentonite. The mask spreads easily on the skin and absorbs excess oil and impurities from deep within the pores to not only detoxify your skin but actively make it look smooth and moisturised. It also instantly mattifies your skin without making it feel stretchy or dry. Hmm, dream product amirite?

Anyuktha Nallani

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As a skincare and makeup hoarder who watched The Devil Wears Prada a hundred times, this seems like the perfect place to be! A writer with a degree in fashion, I love everything beauty, fashion, art, and literature. When I’m not working, you will find me talking about energy cleansing, binge reading books and binge watching Kdramas while trying to select the right shade of lipstick to go grocery shopping!


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