Having oily skin may be a blessing and a curse. The blessing is, generally speaking, it’s slower to show fine lines, wrinkles and discoloration. The curse, on the other hand, is the frequent breakouts, or acne, large pores, and a greasy facial appearance. Makeup doesn’t stay on or it fades away, there is the infernal oily shine on your forehead, nose and cheeks, plus the constant washing of the face to get rid of the oiliness are just a few of the problems with oily skin.
Unfortunately, many of the top quality beauty products for oily skin tended to be on the expensive side. That may have been the case, but not anymore. Thanks to the Internet, and some highly informative websites, you can find what you need to fit your budget perfectly.
One online site in particular, Total Beauty, which is trusted by more than seven million women, is the place to go to find out the latest beauty products for any skin type, how-to tips, and reviewed products by other consumers. You can also find beauty products specific to your budgetary needs. For the best budget beauty products for oily skin that are under $25, I have broken it down into cleansers, toners, powders, and other skin care needs necessary for oily skin.
1.) Dove White Beauty Bar – $3 (4.25 oz.): I have oily skin and this is by far the best and most reasonable way to clean oily skin off your face as well as the entire body. This has been my beauty routine for many years now. It moisturizes your skin better than any soap, plus you can use this on any skin type, including oily skin. Initially, this was recommended to me by a dermatologist and I have used it ever since. You can easily purchase this extraordinary bar of soap at any drug or grocery store. Also, go to their website to learn more about other Dove products.
2.) Dove Deep Moisture Facial Cleansing Cloths – $5.99: Speaking of other Dove products, this removes make-up as well as hydrates the skin. This is gentle enough for all skin types. All you need to do is add water to release the lather that helps lift away make-up, oil and dirt. www.dove.us
1.) Prescriptives Immediate Matte Skin Conditioning Tonic for Normal/Oily Skin – $18.50: It tones, refreshes, and absorbs excess oil to a matte out shine. This oil-free beauty product helps reduce oil production in the skin by clearing away the oily build-up that can cause blemishes. Also, Prescriptives gently unclogs as well as tighten pores. Simply apply a small amount to a cotton pad, and then pass gently over the cleansed face and neck. www.drugstore.com
2.) Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Toner Normal to Oily/Combination Skin – $15.95: The anti-inflammatory ingredients calm the skin and help reduce redness. It fortifies the skin with potent antioxidants and cell-communicating ingredients to help restore damaged cells. This is excellent for stabilizing and reinforcing the skin’s intercellular structure while eliminating dryness or flaking after too many facial cleanings, especially for oily or combination skin. www.paulaschoice.com
1.) Almay Clear Complexion Pressed Powder for Oily Skin – $7.47: This helps cover blemishes, absorb excess oil, and keep away the shine. Almay’s pressed powder is infused with meadowseed to purify and clear the skin.
2.) Maybelline New York Shine Free Oil Control Loose Powder – $5.70: 100% oil-free powder that gives you a fresh, no shine look all day long. To get the best results touch the puff to the powder and shake any excess powder off gently. Then, pat the puff lightly over your face and use puff to whisk away any loose powder. www.maybelline.com
3.) Avon Magix Face Perfector SPF20 – $10: Banishes the oily shine up to 10 hours. Minimizes pores with their patent-pending Optix Light-Diffusing Technology. A magical light, gel-powder colorless formula that makes all skin tones look flawless for invisible coverage and instant perfection. This even reduces the look of fine lines for mature skin. Apply evenly before sun exposure or as needed. www.avon.com
1.) Dove SkinVitalizer – $12.39 (massager & pillows kit): Their first-of-its-kind daily facial cleansing tool with a high-tech advanced method that produces a deep cleaning, massaging, and exfoliating for beautiful healthy skin. You can use it in the shower, bath, or at the sink. May be used for all skin types. www.doveskinvitalizer.com
2.) Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion – $17: A genie in a bottle that provides three wishes: eyeshadow that stays on, vibrant and lasting color, and no creasing. These are very difficult to achieve with oily skin. Simply apply this primer to the eyelids prior to your shadow application. Immediately it dries down virtually invisibly, creating smooth lids that are nicely powdered. www.urbandecay.com
3.) Clean & Clear Oil Absorbing Sheets – $4.76: What better way to have beauty on the go. It’s softer than paper and instantly blots away excess oil by saying goodbye to the shine. When you use these sheets it leaves no residue or smudging of make-up whatsoever. Use them anytime, anywhere throughout your day.
With these simple steps of cleansing, toning, and applying cosmetic foundation, in addition to any other oily skin care needs, you have all the right products that can be purchased immediately at any store in your area or ordered online if not available. It doesn’t have to cost a lot of money anymore for these specific beauty products or be time-consuming to take care of.