What is combination skin?
Removing make-up from combination skin
- NIVEA Professional Micellar Water is formulated with dry oil to remove even the most stubborn make-up and waterproof mascara without irritation or product residue.
- The special dry oil formula is perfect for combination skin with patches of dry skin cared for by the dry oil, micellar & black tea
- With micelles that attract oil and water NIVEA Professional Micellar Water wipes oil away from your t-zone leaving you without product residue and a matte complexion
- Large pores in combination skin can be clogged by long lasting make-up and cause breakouts, using micellar water in your evening routine will help prevent breakouts from oily skin
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Combination skin care tips
- Drink plenty of water! Hydrating helps keep those patches predisposed to dryness healthy
- Avoid traditional soap. Traditional soap disrupts the skins natural pH balance, leading to dryer patches and can overstimulate oil production in your t-zone
- Exfoliate gently, this removes any oil and dead skin and helps prevent breakouts and acne
- Use sunscreen, protecting yourself from the suns ray is crucial
- Be wary of the weather. Some people experience oily skin overdrive during the summer months and very dry, flaky skin in winter. The key is to moisturise all the time, even if you're skin is oily as this can stop skin from overproducing oil
The role of sebum in skin
What is Sebum?
Sebum is a natural oily substance produced by your body. It's what makes oily skin oily and a lack of it causes dry and flaky skin.
Sebum is used as a way to keep skin moisturised and waterproofed and can act as a barrier against bacteria, however it has it's downfalls too. Too much sebum, left unattended can lead to blocked pores and acne. So it's important to cleanse your face morning and night.
Where sebum is lacking it's especially important to moisturise, if you want to know more about Sebum follow NIVEA's What is Sebum? Guide.
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