Why Oily Skin Types Can Benefit from Hydrating Cleansers

Why Oily Skin Types Can Benefit from Hydrating Cleansers


If you have oily skin, you may think that using a powerful, stripping cleanser is the best way to get rid of excess oil. But in reality, over-cleansing can actually make oily skin worse.

Here are the 2 main reasons why oily skin types can benefit from gentle, hydrating cleansers instead:

  1. Over-cleansing can further increase oil production

When you over-cleanse oily skin, it can actually make the problem worse. Stripping the skin of its natural oils can cause the skin to overcompensate and produce even more oil. This can lead to a vicious cycle of oil production, clogged pores, and breakouts. Instead, it's important to use a cleanser that removes excess oil without over-stripping the skin.

  1. Hydrating Cleansers Can Help to Balance Oily Skin

Using a gentle, hydrating cleanser can help to balance oily skin by removing excess oil without over-drying the skin. The key is to look for a cleanser that contains moisturizing ingredients like nourishing oils and glycerin. These ingredients can help to keep the skin hydrated and balanced, which can in turn help to reduce the need for excess oil production. In addition, moisturising it sufficiently will prevent the need for over-production or oils. Your skin will thank you because it's finally getting the moisture it actually needs.

The Archangel Gentle Cleansing Cream is a perfect fit for oily skin types. It contains moisturising ingredients like Sweet Almond Oil, Seaweed extract and Glycerin, as well as a blend of botanical extracts like Emu Apple, Papaya and Rosemary, that help to gently exfoliate, control oil production and remove impurities without over-stripping the skin. The result is clean, balanced skin that is less prone to breakouts.

When it comes to a less-is-more skincare approach, hydration is key!

Remember to focus on what your skin actually needs by addressing the root of the problem, rather than using short-term quick fixes that might end up doing more damage than healing in the long-term.