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    Updated on Jul 26, 2020. Posted on Jul 15, 2020

    17 Things That'll Probably Make People With Oily Skin Cry Tears Of Joy

    If you're oily and you know it clap your hands. *clap* *clap*

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    1. A bottle of Glossier Milky Jelly cleanser because it'll glide onto your skin like silk as it dissolves into your pores, cleansing them of any dirt that built up throughout the day. A simple skincare routine you can depend on really makes a huge difference day to day.

    Glossier

    Promising review: "This cleanser isn't oily and feels great on the skin. After using it I feel clean but it doesn't feel like my face is completely dry and stripped from all its natural oils like some cleansers do. It works good on sensitive skin and is a gentle moisturizing cleanser :)"—s

    Get it from Glossier for $9+ (available in full size and mini).

    2. A pack of oil-absorbing tissues made with natural bamboo charcoal to confront an oily T-zone in the fastest manner possible. They're super absorbent and will be your go-to for years to come on especially sweaty days.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I've had oily skin my whole life and have used countless types of oil-blotting sheets because they're lifesavers. THESE ARE AMAZING. Great deal, big sheets, and they pull out one at a time so easily. I used to use Clean & Clear sheets or knockoffs of the same thing but I'll never go back. Give these a try; they are completely worth it. They work well and are easy to use. No negative things to say at all." —Kelsey

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $6.95 (available in three scents and multi-packs).

    Check out our Pleasing Care oil-blotting sheets review for more deets!

    3. A jar of Coty Airspun loose face powder that'll set your skin all damn day, no matter how oily it gets. Your foundation is good to go with this setting powder, no matter your skin type or the season!

    A reviewer's face showing no oil after using the powder
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the BEST setting/mattifying powder I have ever bought! I have super oily/sensitive skin with large pores and this stuff works like a dream. This is a picture of me AFTER working six hours and not blotting/touching up at all. I almost can’t stop checking myself out in the mirror! Definitely give this a shot!"—Dana Waterhouse

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97 (available in six shades and in multi-packs).

    Check out our Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder review to learn about why it's been such a great product for so long.

    4. A bottle of Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless liquid foundation so you have an oil-free option that won't add to the shine you already produce. Now your skin can have that matte finish with a more natural glow — without your makeup sliding off by hour three.

    A reviewer's side by side showing the before and after of showing that the foundation reduced shine
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I really love this foundation and usually have a hard time finding a drugstore-price foundation that works for my very oily, acne-prone skin with large visible pores. This works wonderfully! The coverage is light but buildable. It does reduce the look of my pores and helps to keep the oil in check. It also has not caused my skin to break out, which is fantastic! I will definitely be buying again." —CryH

    Get it from Amazon for $5.34+ (available in 39 shades and three sizes).

    5. If your oily skin brings on acne, a set of absorbing patches to treat that pimple you just got overnight. Place this on before bed and — BAM — pus and oil will be drawn out, and inflammation will go down by morning.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I don't know how these little guys work, but work they do. I had one blemish for so long that I assumed it and I would be cremated together when that time came. Two of these guys later, and not only was the blemish gone, the portal through which it came from the underworld into my life was miraculously not only closed but healed. I'm now working on my new identity without the devil's own blemish, which is a refreshing change from my usual daily partnership with that soulless eruption. Thank you, Nexcare." —BMac

    Get a pack of 36 from Amazon for $4.18 (also available in a pack of 108).

    6. A cruelty-free and vegan face moisturizer made with tea tree oil, because people with oily skin shouldn't shy away from moisturizing. Especially since this one is formulated with pomegranate seed oil, salicylic acid, zinc, and dandelion root to balance your skin.

    A before and after of a reviewer's skin showing blemishes no longer on the skin post product use
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is my first review and I had to make an exception. I love this moisturizer, and I had to share it. I have thick, oily Italian skin and a lot of times my skin regime dries my skin out very bad. This moisturizer softens my face without bringing my oil back. It’s really important to me to use natural products and I was skeptical at first, but I’m so happy I bought this." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.80.

    7. A jar of cold-pressed 100% rosehip seed oil, because sometimes your skin is over-producing oil because it actually needs it! Shocking, I know.

    a before and after of a reviewer's face showing clearer skin in the after
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I would like to start off by saying I never write reviews. However, this is something I have to share. I have suffered with acne and acne scars for a long time. I was scared because my skin is naturally oily and I thought I would break out. I was so wrong; my skin stopped getting acne, and it was brighter and smoother than ever before. My acne scars have all vanished in a course of only a couple months. This will literally change your life forever." —Domonique

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95.

    8. A setting spray made with organic green tea to not only set your makeup in place but refresh your skin throughout the humid day.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have never used setting spray before. I bought this after reading several reviews and doing research FOR WEEKS! I am super happy with the results that it keeps my makeup in place and that it’s healthy. I have combination oily skin so with makeup, I have to do tons of research before buying so that I don’t look like a greasy monster all the time. With this setting spray, for the first time in years I had makeup on all day today. I wanted to share this because I have not been able to do this in over 10 years. Thank you so much. This product is amazing." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    9. A drying powder that'll control facial oil with a sugar polymer. It can be used to add a matte finish to bare skin or as a protective layer on top of makeup.

    a reviewer's face looking matte and not oily
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "So I tried this today under my makeup, and it really worked. Like it actually worked. I wore it under my makeup, because it is so light. I have a picture that shows all the oil that has accumulated on my T-zone since 11:30 a.m.; it is now 10:06 p.m. that I am making this review. I haven't blotted once all day, and that is it. Truly money well spent. Oily skin problem solved!" —MJR Industries

    Get it from Amazon for $6.50.

    10. A cruelty-free and vegan facial sponge made from activated bamboo charcoal that'll naturally draw out oil from your pores and gently exfoliate your skin for a smoother, more balanced feel.

    a reviewer's face before and after using the facial sponge showing less oil on the skin in the after photo
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this sponge! It was a little intimidating when it comes and it's hard as a rock, but it softens up quickly after you run it under the water. When I squeeze out the water I can literally see the oils from my face floating on the water! It also leaves my face so smooth and soft after using. I will definitely purchase again!" —BChris

    Get it from Amazon for $9.87.

    11. A cooling lotion to wake up your face with a chill burst that's lightweight and perfect for anyone with oily or tired skin. Plus Omega-3, -6 and -9 fatty acids help to maintain your skin's moisture levels.

    the product showing that it has a pump for a dispenser
    Skyn Iceland

    Promising review: "I am somewhat of a moisturizer junkie and have tried so many products. I received a sample of this and immediately knew I needed more. It has such a nice cooling feeling and does not leave my skin feeling heavy or oily. My skin alternates between dry and oily (depending on the weather), and this product leaves my skin always feeling refreshed. It is on the more expensive side but I feel that it's worth it. Also, a little bit goes a long way. One pump takes care of my whole face and neck. I've had this bottle for about a month now and still have about 60–70% left." —Sarah Myrna

    Get it from Amazon for $34.50.

    12. A Foreo Luna silicone vibrating face cleanser that'll remove 99.5% of dirt, oil, makeup residue, and dead skin cells, and is 100% waterproof so you can use it in the shower.

    A BuzzFeed employee using the product with the caption "makeup, dead skin cels, excess oil, grime, etc all gone in 60 seconds"
    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    Check out my colleague's Foreo Luna Mini 2 review here for more deets!

    Promising review: "I bought this about a month ago after seeing all the hype it got on BuzzFeed. I have oily, sensitive, acne-prone skin, and have always been wary of chemical exfoliants; most just tend to irritate my skin and make me break out more. After nearly a month of use, my skin is more radiant, softer/smoother, breaking out less, and even I'm starting to see a reduction in the size of my huge pores (which no product has ever given me before, so yay!) and a better oil balance in my skin." —Knonymously

    Get it from Amazon for $119+ (available in eight colors).

    13. Or a manual silicone cleanser and massager brush so you can take your cleansing routine to the next level. Its soft (food-grade) silicone bristles will rid your skin of makeup, dirt, oil, dead skin cells, and any other gunk that's not welcome in your pores!

    A model's hands showing the soap suds created by the product
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've seen these online and thought I'd give them a try... I'll never wash my face without these again! I have a pretty in-depth skin care routine and this these little wonders cover the missing piece. The silicone is super soft and the ergonomically design is easy to hold. I'm actually using less face wash now. My kids are using them now and are super fun for them to use. And I even gave one to my husband who loathes washing his face. I highly recommend and for the price you can't beat it!" —G. Pathak

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in five color and size combinations).

    14. A tea tree facial wash anyone with oily and acne prone skin will appreciate, as it clears your skin of excess oils and shine. Keep shining on though!

    The product
    The Body Shop

    Promising review: "This facial wash leaves my skin so soft, it helps the oily zones and even the dry ones. I have to say that it's thicker than most face washes I've used in the past, but it foams nicely and the tea tree oil smell is really nice!" —Stephani

    Get it from The Body Shop for $6+ (available in three sizes).

    15. A brightening facial scrub to gently remove dirt and oil with a 100% vegan, sulfate-free, paraben-free formula. Wow I'm free right now, let's do this.

    A before and after of a reviewer showing improvement in acne appearance
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I've been dealing with acne and oily skin for over 10+ years. So you can imagine the acne scars my skin has. I've used TONS of facial scrubs/masks that claim that they brighten your skin. The Acure facial scrub is the BEST and worth-your-money facial scrub I've ever used. My acne scars lightened almost immediately after use." —Tiffany

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    16. An oil-free sunscreen with SPF 45 that'll protect your skin from the harmful sun rays this summer while also keeping your skin from getting too greasy.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Sunscreen is super important! I've had issues finding a good sunscreen because they always leave a white cast on my face and are so oily they clog my pores and cause me to break out. I tried this product out and I have to say, it's probably one of the best sunscreens I've ever tried. It has the highest level of zinc oxide that I've found so far, it goes on smoothly, doesn't leave an oily film or white cast on my face and it hasn't caused any breakouts." —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    17. A pack of 20 biodegradable, individually wrapped bamboo facial wipes to be the perfect mid-day refresher you can keep in your purse, pocket, or beach bag.

    the face wipes
    Amazon

    Promising review: "My main purpose for using them is I have oily skin, and at some point in the day, I really need to wash my face. These are incredibly convenient in their individual packaging so I can just take one with me each day, and taking it into a restroom is not difficult or obvious. Not sure why anyone would care why I'm wiping my face down in the office, but usually I like to look at my face when I'm done. I also like to use them at night when I'm too lazy to wash my face." —Daniel E. Roe

    Get it from Amazon for $24 (also available in a 40-pack).

    Wow balanced skin, we stan!

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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