No matter the skin condition, whether it be dry, acne-prone, sensitive or even oily, it's never fun trying to problem solve the correct routine for your skin type. Fortunately, we can help you discover Japanese skincare for oily skin that can help you lessen the severity of your oily skin troubles.
"Do I truly have oily skin?"
The first step in finding products for your skin type is better understanding if you have oily skin.
Oily skin symptoms:
- shiny skin soon after cleansing
- enlarged pores
- feeling the need to use mattifying products
- Quick reoccurrences of blackheads & clogged pores
If you match the above symptoms, you most likely have an oily skin type or a combination-oily skin type.
Not to worry, there is nothing unnatural about having oily skin. It is extremely common and can be managed by using the correct skincare for oily skin.
Japanese skincare routine, skincare for oily skin
With an oily skin type, it is quite common to assume oil needs to be removed. In fact, oily skin types need to be correctly hydrated and moisturized to achieve a proper oil balance.
Here are our top recommendations for achieving the ideal oil and water balance in the skin to manage an oily skin type.
Cleansing - Morning skincare routine
Start your cleansing routine with a cleanser that does not overly strip the skin of essential oil.
Our skin has a natural oil barrier that acts as a protective barrier against acne causing bacteria. This is an essential to maintaining healthy glowing skin.
Use a mild gel cleanser such as this Japanese gel cleanser to cleanse in the mornings. This face wash for oily skin contains Japanese ingredients such as rice bran to balance oil levels in the skin without removing your natural barrier.
With ingredients that focus on providing anti-aging benefits to keep the skin healthy and under control, this is one must try Japanese skincare for oily skin you can't pass on.
ViceLabo Sake Lees Facial Cleansing Gel
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Cleansing - Evening skincare routine
For the evening, your cleansing routine will need to have an additional step to ensure you are properly cleansing away any makeup, spf, dirt and pollution that can otherwise get trapped in the pores.
When it comes to skincare for oily skin, we suggest using a double cleansing method for perfectly clear pores.
This Japanese makeup remover is a dual product, makeup remover and gentle gel cleansing all in 1 product.
Use this gentle makeup remover from Japan to cleanse twice. Once to remove makeup and repeat a second time to remove any remaining makeup and excess oil.
This cleansing gel contains Japanese matcha green tea extract to fight against oil and acne causing bacteria. It offers antioxidant care to help prevent early signs of aging without leaving any residue on the skin.
Kyoto Komachi Mild Cleanser & Makeup Remover
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To ensure you're maintaining a healthy balance of oil and water in the skin, it's essential to use a hydrating toner to maintain water levels. Dehydrated skin can often over-produce oil, compensating for the lack of water and oil in the skin.
This Japanese toner is an excellent choice for skincare for oil skin. It contains light weight hyaluronic acid to attract water into the layers of the skin, supporting healthy water hydration levels.
With a formula based with Japanese hot spring water, it's rich in natural minerals that strengthen the skin and help control oil production.
It contains lemon extract, helping remove dead skin cells to avoid clogged pores. Not only that, this Japanese toner for oily skin contains Japanese gettou extract, which is rich in antoxidants to help prevent the early signs of aging.
Hyakkaso Facial Toner
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Having a treatment layer in your Japanese skincare routine is essential to treat skin conditions and have a more functional aspect to your routine.
We suggest using a Japanese serum that focuses on keeping your skin healthly with a good balance between oil and water. A serum that also focuses on anti-aging care to keep your skin looking younger, longer into life.
This Japanese hyaluronic acid serum focuses on Japanese technology to provide ingredients and care that can reach the deeper layers of the skin.
With multiple nano sized ingredients such as multiple forms of hydrolyzed hyaluronic acid, hydrolized collagen, and hydrolyzed silk exract, this serum will revolutionize your routine.
Utilizing hydrolyzed ingredients, this hydrating serum adds fundamental hydration to the deeper levels of the skin, skin strengthening ingredients, oil controlling benefits and light weight moisture with squalane oil (an oil for oily skin types) to perfectly balance skin.
Contrary to popular belief, oily skin types also need to use a cream during the day and night to maintain a healthy oil balance in the skin.
What's different is that oily skin types simply need a functional spf for face to offer the perfect amount of moisture the skin needs while staying protected from skin aging uv rays.
Japanese society heavily utilizes spf in their skincare routines. With spf being an essential skincare step, a wide range of formulas for oily skin types are availible.
This Japanese spf for face is formulated to be a liquid light-weight texture without an oily finish.
Designed to be used every day as a primer for makeup, this Japanese spf will revolutionize your day time skincare for oily skin routine. With a semi-matte satin finish, this spf is the perfect day cream option for all skin types, including oily skin.
During the night, our skin goes through a natural recovery process. This means the nighttime is the optimal time to benefit from rich nourishing skincare, no matter your skin type. Take this time of night as your opportunity to use heavier products that would be too heavy during the day.
This Japanese cream is a great choice for skincare for oily skin. While containing a natural and minimal formula, this Japanese cream delivers anti-aging essentials such as solluable collagen, Squalane oil, jojoba oil, shea butter and Mt.Fuji volcanic mud.
This is a night cream made to be ideal for all skin types, especially those with oily skin.
It's light formula offers rich anti-agining, anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory benefits from Japanese volcanic ash to deeply nourish the skin with skin strengthening minerals.
Gentle oils such as squalane & jojoba match the natural oil of our skin to add essential moisture without being heavy. solluable collagen that is enhanced to be able to absorb into the skin helps add rich moisture and strengthens the skin without clogging pores. While shea butter adds rich moisture and skin calming benefits, having you wake up with glowing healthy skin.