My Nose Is Oilier Than The Rest Of My Face, What Can I Do About It?

Question

My nose is oilier than the rest of my face, what can i do about it?

Submitted by Sameegha Samaai on 5 December 2011

Answer

Oily skin is caused by over-active glands, which produce too much sebum. Sebum is produced by the sebaceous glands. It is necessary as it helps lubricate your skin and carries away dead skin cells. When the skin is oily, too much sebum is being produced.The right oily skin care is essential for anyone with oily skin. Oily skin does not look healthy and is prone to skin problems like acne. It is important that such skin be given proper treatment for oily skin.

The extra secretion of sebum can be caused by many factors. Heredity, diet, birth control pills and the wrong cosmetics can all cause oily skin. Hormonal balances can also affect the production of sebum, which is why oily skin is often common in teenagers, pregnant women or women going through menopause.

People with oily skin often suffer from skin problems, like blemishes, acnes, black heads, white heads and pimples. Enlarged and clogged pores may be a problem. Oily skin often looks dull and shiny. With the right oily skin treatment, it is possible to treat such problems.

In-office therapies such as Peels and Facials monthly help to ensure no build up of oil. The Nimue Purifying Facial  is a detoxifying facial ideal for oily and acne-prone skin. A cooling gel masque is used to deeply cleanse the skin. This masque combines the aromatic benefits of natural camphor, rosemary, tea tree, cinnamon and menthol to aid in oil absorption. The addition of modified glucomannan and standardized willow bark extract, rich in natural salicylic acid, helps to deep clean pores.Results are seen after the first session however, 4-6 treatments are recommended for optimum results.

There are many home care therapies you could use to help minimise the appearance of oily skin such as SkinMedica’s Rejuvenative Toner or the Purifying Toner as well as Nimue’s Conditioner and Conditioner Lite depending on your budget and extent of oiliness of the skin. 

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