Natural oils are like a built-in moisturizer, which is part of the reason dermatologists believe oily skin remains smoother and less wrinkled as it ages. But it’s probably also because our oil glands produce vitamin E, an antioxidant that protects skin from environmental damage. If you’ve got oily skin, don’t go to great pains to scrub it all away! Avoid harsh cleansers, exfoliators, toners and acne products and go for gentle, pH-balanced cleansers instead.
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