Oily and/or problem skin affects millions of people worldwide. It presents a challenge because it’s the result of genetically determined hormonal changes in your body, and you simply cannot control hormones topically. The hormones responsible for oily skin are called androgens and they are present in both men and women.
While healthy oil production is beneficial for your skin, it is a problem when too much oil is produced. An excess of oil production leads to larger pores and a thickening of the pore lining that can result in blackheads and pimples.
Not all oily skin becomes acneic skin, however the two are often present together. Acne, called acne vulgaris, is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles become clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin.
Often acne can be a symptom of inflamation in the gut. Avoiding Dairy and Gluten from your diet can be very beneficial for the skin. Pre and Pro Biotics are also highly recommended to try and balance and heal the gut.
Typical features of acne include:
seborrhea (increased oil secretion)
nodules (large papules)
The appearance of acne varies with skin color. Hereditary factors are thought to be involved in about 80% of the cases.
Caring for Oily/Problem Skin
The right home care protocol is very important to balancing oily and/or problem skin. It must be treated gently, not using harsh products or overly active products which will make the problem worse over time.
NeoGenesis for Oily/Problem Skin Protocol; twice daily
Gently cleanse the skin with the NeoGenesis Cleanser
Apply 4 to 6 drops of NeoGenesis Recovery serum to the face and neck, including the eye area
If hydration is needed, NeoGenesis Skin Serum after Recovery adds nutrients and light, non-comedic moisture to the skin
NeoGenesis Light Moisturizer or Barrier Renewal Cream are acne safe if needed
Always wear a chemical free sunscreen during the day. Mineral powder sunscreens can be beneficial for oily/problem skin types.
Spray MB-1 All over face as last product used in home care protocol.
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