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5 Best Products for Oily Skin

It seems there is little we can control in life. From lockdowns to the daily weather, the economy to when the next season of The Crown is released. But when it comes to skin, it is nice to know there are products that can help control the oil on our face.

Is your skin shiny at the end of the day?
More glitter ball than inner glow?
Oil erupting into spots?

The Clear Skin Intensive Oil Control Cream is a refreshing option for acne-prone skin. It may seem counterproductive, but a moisturiser might just be what the oily skin is craving. Dry and dehydrated skin only encourages the glands to produce more oil so it is important to keep skin hydrated. Dehydrated skin can also block pores and because our glands deliver oil through these pores, the result is congestion and a lackluster complexion.

Thankfully, the Intensive Oil Control Cream is loaded with oil-regulating ingredients including Niacinamide, Mushroom extract, Vitamin B complex and Bakuchiol which works double-time as an anti-ageing ingredient as well.  Worried your breakouts are causing post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIHP)? The Intensive Oil Control Cream has you covered there too. Containing Alpha-Arbutin, licorice extract and Vitamin C to help reduce post blemish pigmentation and even out skin tone. Topped off with a refreshing scent of lemon myrtle and tea tree.

You may not be able to control the instagram algorithm but at least you can take back control of your skin! Keep scrolling for more ways to care for oily skin.

Intensive Oil Control Cream in 4:

  • Hydrating
  • Lightweight
  • Regulates oil
  • Helps prevent blocked pores


Wash your face twice a day - but don’t overdo it!

Try the Anti Blemish Face Wash to effectively remove build up and impurities without stripping your skin. Containing Salicylic Acid, a proven chemical exfoliant to clear out and unclog pores, removing the bacteria and debris lurking beneath.


Want your Salicylic Acid in a serum?

The Multi-fruit Acid Serum contains 2% Salicylic Acid, it is gentle and hydrating enough for regular use and is a useful ally against acne. [Link to 2C9 blog post] Also featuring a multi-fruit acid with a high amount of glycolic and lactic acid which will leave you with a beautiful, radiant glow. (Want to learn more? See the blog - Here is your solution to breakouts)

Hydrating Vitamin B Serum

Ah Niacinamide, we think you’re just the best. And this serum is just brimming with it. Niacinamide is an essential ingredient for oily complexions as it works to regulate oil production in the skin. Bonus is that it also works to calm angry, irritated skin. So if pimples are also a worry, this will help you out. (Want to learn more? See the blog - Hydrating Vitamin B Serum is your all-killer no filler, every day product.)


A double whammy of anti ageing and anti acne, retinol really is a miracle product. It requires patience, however, as it takes several weeks to see results. La Clinica’s range starts at 0.2% and offers up to 1%. The Essentials Pure Retinol is perfect for first-timers or those who are worried about skin flare-ups due to its oil format. Or if you prefer a serum, try the Potent 1%. Read more about our love for retinol here.

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