14-Steps, Summer Skin Care Routine For Oily Skin

Sana Saif

14-Steps, Summer Skin Care Routine For Oily Skin

Oily skin is a blessing, as it gets less wrinkles and fine lines. But in summer people with oily skin face a lot of problems. Due to high temperature and humidity sebaceous glands in the skin produces more oil, which causes a sticky shiny look and unwanted breakouts. It’s harder to do makeup on oily skin during summer as everything seems to melt off. Here are some summer skincare routine steps by following them one can take care of oily skin and do makeup on it efficiently.

Use a Clay Facial Cleanser 

Humidity, raised temperature, and oily skin are not a good combination but the use of a Clay-based cleanser can minimize the problems of oily skin. It produces a mattifying effect which reduces the oily and shiny look.

Clay Facial Cleanser

Apply a Light Non Greasy Moisturizer

It is one of the primary steps for an oily skin routine during summer to apply a light moisturizer. One may think why it is necessary to use a light moisturizer while having oily skin. Because Moisturizer hydrates the skin by which oil production is reduced, and the face remains non-greasy. To reduce wrinkles and fine lines you can use different anti-aging creams.

Light Non Greasy Moisturizer

Don’t Wash Your Face Too Often

Our skin has different layers of protection which protect us from different environmental effects and maintains skin hydration. By the overwashing of your face skin loses its moisture. Instead of becoming dry more oil is produced to hydrate the skin and the face becomes more oily. Like the face, we should take care of our hands as they are the most used part of our body

Don’t Wash Your Face Too Often

Use a Sun Screen

Out in the sun skin produces more oil and skin becomes greasy. The use of a broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30 or more protects the skin from damaging Ultra violet rays.

Sun Screen


Exfoliation is another way to remove oil, dust, and other impurities from the skin’s surface. More oil is produced during summer which along with other impurities and dead skin clogs the pores. By exfoliation, skin becomes clean and oil-free. It should not be done too often or more than twice a week.


Use of a Pore Minimizing Toner

The use of a toner is another best step in the Skincare routine. Toner minimizes, tightens the pores, and controls the oil secretion.

Pore Minimizing Toner

Use a Bloating Paper

Bloating Sheets are helpful for oily skin. Dab a bloating sheet on your face, especially on the T zone area, it absorbs the excessive oil and gives a mattifying look.

Bloating Paper

Use of Micellar Water

People with oily should use micellar water. Micellar water removes oil and dirt from the skin. It is also used to remove makeup.

Micellar Water

Use of Mattifying Face Masks

Clay masks are very helpful during summer for oily skin. The use of natural mattifying face masks of Sandalwood powder or Multani-mitti helps the skin to remain healthy and gives a refreshing look during summer. Coffee face masks are also helpful to clarify the skin.

Mattifying Face Masks

Use of  Wet Wipes

Wet wipes are of intense use during traveling or when you can not wash your face. It is not a substitute for a cleanser but in emergency situations, it can be used to remove oil sweat, and dirt from your face.

Wet Wipes

Use of Rose Water Mist

Rose water mist is also a great product for oily skin in summer. Due to oiliness over the face, one needs to wash the face after a few hours. With the use of rose water spray, one can feel refreshed. Just spray some rose water on your face and wiped it off with a cotton pad, it gently cleanses your skin.

Rose Water Mist

Always use a Primer before applying Makeup

When you have oily skin, you should use a mattifying primer before applying your makeup. It helps makeup to stay for a long time. Some best makeup brands in Pakistan make good primers for oily skin.

Mattifying primer

Watch What You Eat and Drink

If you have oily skin, you should avoid eating fried, oily, and junk food. Eating colorful fruits and fresh green leafy vegetables is great for your health and has magnificent effects on your skin. Everyone should take plenty of water and fresh juices as it regulates oil secretion and hydrates the skin.

What You Eat and Drink

Use of Aloe vera Gel

Aloe vera gel is an amazing product for all types of skin. It gives a naturally soothing effect to the skin and hydrates it. Natural aloe vera gel without any additional color and fragrance is a gift from nature. It is very effective for sunburn, razor burns, and irritated skin. Home-made Aloe vera gel facemasks are used for glowing the skin.

Aloe vera Gel

Summing UP

Oily skin is a blessing as it gets less fine lines and wrinkles. But in hot weather, one needs to take an extra skincare routine to prevent pimples, breakouts, and acne. By following the above steps one can take care of oily skin in summer.

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