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Why Am I so Oily?

Why Am I so Oily?
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Some people have oily skin because the sebaceous glands deep under the surface make too much oil. Other people get greasy because they wash their face too often, constantly removing healthy oils and cueing the sebaceous glands to make more and more. So the solution to oily skin is drying it out slightly. How might you overdo it on the drying? By washing too frequently or using products that contain ingredients like alcohol which dry out the skin, both of which might result in even more grease.

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