6 reasons why your skin is becoming oily


Are you experiencing a sudden bout of oily skin? Did
you once have perfectly flawless skin and then wake up
one morning to realise you now have oily skin? You’re
not alone.
Nothing is more frustrating than an oily face as this
means you constantly have to touch up your make-up.
While most ladies currently adopt some form of beauty
regimen or the other, the truth is that sometimes this
contributes to the problem. The make-up we use is also
another factor that sometimes triggers the onslaught of
oily skin.
Here are 6 reasons why your skin is becoming oily.
1. Overuse of skin products: Ideally you should cleanse,
tone and moisturise everyday and exfoliate every other
day. However in a situation where you overdo these
things, you could dry out the skin which leads to drying
out of the skin and subsequently, the skin overproduces
oil to make up for it. Just like that your battling oily
2. Sleeping with make-up: Doing this over time could lead
to a build-up of product and over time, you begin to
develop an oily skin.
3. Excess heat: The increase in heat can lead to an
increase in oil production which is why the skin is
generally oilier during the hot months.
4. Medication: Certain medication like birth control pills
can lead to an increase in oil production causing oily
5. Stress: When the body is stressed, it produces more
androgen hormones, which leads to more oil production
and consequently oily skin.
6. Diet: It’s no news that certain types of food can lead to
increased oil production, constant consumption of food
that is rich in oil is a sure-fire way of developing oily


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