Your Ultimate Guide to Fighting Adult Acne
Find out the causes, treatments and products -- then get your prone to oily skin back on track
It's easy to tell if your skin is too oily (and if it is you may want to use a clay mask once or twice a week to absorb extra oil, try Olay Daily Facials Intensives Clay Mask, $8.99), and redness and peeling can be a sign that your skin is sensitive to a product you're using (so you should stop using it or use it less often, depending on how severe your reaction is). Dehydration is trickier, and it happens often in oily skin because of all the drying products we use.
King explains one way to tell if your skin is dehydrated: look in the mirror and make a big grin, then relax your face, if the smile lines are still there then your skin is dry. To fix it, try adding a product with hyaluronic acid or a spritz on toner (try Nude Hydrating Water, $45). Also, drink more water and less caffeine, all of these things will help add moisture, but not oil, to your skin.
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