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12 things you only know if you have oily skin

Number one... it sucks

If you’re reading this, it’s because you know the truth about oily skin. Your bathroom cabinet is spilling with moisturisers for oily skin and foundations for oily skin because the struggle is real.
The good news is, technically you’ll age better. Sebum naturally contains vitamin E, which is an antioxidant, and tends to be thicker than non-oily skin, so protects itself well. The bad news is, all of these things will relate to you and that just simply sucks…
1. It doesn’t matter what kind of setting spray you use, your makeup slides down your face within an hour of putting it on.

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2. You’re blessed with larger than average pores. Super!

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3. The reflective beam of light coming from your forehead makes you look supernatural

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4. People are always like, ‘oh you look really dewy!’

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5. Blotting sheets and powder puffs are your BFFs because no amount of powder on your forehead will last all day

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6. You’re oily, but you still have to use moisturiser. Huh?

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7. Break outs still happen. Honestly, wasn’t that meant to end when we were like, 18?!

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8. You’re oily, but somehow you still get dry patches on your face. WTF?

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9. You almost don’t even need a cleanser to get rid of your makeup, because the amount of oil you have on your skin by the end of the day can basically act like a cleansing oil.

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10. There’s no way you can try cutting in a fringe, because by the end of the day it’ll look wet while the rest of your hair looks perfectly blow dried.

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11. You need an oil control moisturiser. Oh and an oil control primer. Oh and setting products if you have a hope in hell of your make-up lasting longer than 10 minutes. So.many.products.

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12. If it’s a hot day… you’re screwed.

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