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Over 1,000 People Love These $7 Blotting Papers For Keeping Their Skin Oil-Free

Grease is no longer the word.

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Listen, we all have days where our skin feels like an oil machine, like our pores are producing enough grease to fuel a large truck, or generally like Perry the platypus must feel in the image below. You know what I'm saying.

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If only there were some sort of magical product that could absorb all that gunk. Well, these all-natural blotting papers just might be it.

They're small but super-absorbent, can be used with makeup, and are available in bamboo charcoal and green tea varieties (both ingredients are thought to help clear your skin).
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They're small but super-absorbent, can be used with makeup, and are available in bamboo charcoal and green tea varieties (both ingredients are thought to help clear your skin).

But don't take my word for it. Take the word of the over 1,000 people who gave these sheets positive reviews on ye olde Amazon. It seems like almost everyone who's tried these babies considers them lifesavers.

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"These are, in a word, AMAZING. They're a convenient size, easy to dispense, and environmentally friendly to boot. I work in a hospital on a floor where the patients commonly need their rooms warmer to heal, and I have naturally oily skin. Even after heavily cleaning my face, the oil will be back within an hour. These wipes work well and FAST. They should be called 'presses' because no wiping is required. You simply need to hold one against your cheek/forehead/chin/whatever, and two seconds later your skin is MUCH less oily in appearance and to the touch. These wipes won't leave your skin feeling dry (something I'm very sensitive to). One wipe is enough to sort out my face and neck. I use a second for my head (I'm bald) and they're really effective at getting rid of that 'shine' us baldies have to deal with." —DSP

"I have really oily skin. I've been slowly making changes to my skin care routine and these are one of them. I like the smell and they get the oil off my face. They're bigger than most blotting sheets, which allows me to use fewer of them. I'm very happy with these and am going to keep buying them. I used to go through eight to 10 blotting cloths a day with the old brand I used, but with these I use maybe two or three at most. I'm very happy." —Amazon customer

"Where have these been my whole life? I live in humid Florida and have very oily skin. Halfway through the day, I look like an oil slick. I love these charcoal tissues. They feel great on my skin and gently absorb oil. They don't ruin or pick up my makeup at all when I dab them on my face, they leave no trace of oil, and I'm good for another four hours or so after I use them. I can't live without these now!" —Ashley Bouchard

Cleaning up with one of these is super quick and produces noticeable results. I'm honestly in awe of this before and after pic:

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"I've been searching for something as effective as these for a long time now. I have extremely oily skin. I live in the Caribbean, and whether I wear foundation or not, very early in the day my face will be covered in oil. My T-zone is where I get especially shiny and oily. These are excellent. They pick up the oil quickly, leaving my face naturally matte-looking for hours. I'm pleased with the lightness of the sheets and the pack fits perfectly in my purse or jeans pocket. The first pic is before I used one, and the second is after. I'm not wearing foundation. These are a must-have for anyone with oily skin." —Melisa

And why are these reviewers' pics of their used sheets so satisfying??? How is it possible that all of this oil could come from your FACE?! I don't know, I'm not a scientist, but all I know is with these, it 👏 won't 👏 be 👏on 👏 your 👏 face👏 anymore 👏.

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Left photo review: "I have extremely oily skin and these work really well. The evidence is clear on the sheet after use." —jewel

Right photo review: "THIS. IS. THE. REAL. DEAL!!!!!!!! I’ve always been oily, and sometimes I would blot four to five times a day. This product allows me to only do it once or twice a day. The picture shows my second use at the end of the day. These sheets blot up ALL the oil, leaving my face a smooth matte." —Ebony

And because you'll never want to leave home without these babies, it's great that they're small enough to be easily portable, while still being impressively larger than some other sheets on the market. Let's face it, sometimes size does matter.

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"The size of these tissues is excellent. You can blot your entire face without switching sides, meaning the part of the tissue that you hold with your hand never touches your face. This is major, since a big part of pimples and acne is bacteria. These really absorb oil without messing with your makeup. I'll order again for sure. If you have oily skin, this product is for you." —TheGuff

In conclusion, this is going to be everyone when they see you from now on:

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Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $6.95 (available in bamboo charcoal or green tea).

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