By: Nicole Luzzolino
As the workload in school increases, stress levels rise, and skin quality my decrease. For many, this is the time when stress acne appears and skin gets more oily or dry as the weather rapidly changes. For me, I have combination skin, meaning that I have oily skin on some parts of my face as well as dry skin. It has always been a struggle to find products that do not overly dry out my skin as well as the opposite. Here are 5 great products for people with combination skin!
Anthelios AOX Antioxidant Serum SPF 50: $42.50
Even when it is not summer time, sunscreen is an absolute must for all skin types, not just combination skin. The sun’s UV rays are still shining during the winter, so make sure not to stow it away with your beach bag. Anthelios AOX Antioxidant Serum SPF 50 is the perfect sunscreen for combination skin tones, and perfect especially for the winter time. Some of the benefits listed for this product include:
A decrease in early skin aging caused by the UV rays
A lightweight serum that easily absorbs into skin
This is the perfect lightweight sunscreen that will not clog up your pores this winter season.
2. Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream: $48
Kiehl’s, a company that specializes in body and skincare, created a water cream serum that soothes discomfort in the skin. Calendula is a flower that is used in many medicines, as well as healing sores in the throat and mouth, and menstrual cramps. This flower is also great for the skin! The product fights early aging in the skin, uneven textures, dullness, and dryness. This product is a lightweight gel moisturizer, that can be used for morning and night.
3. Clinique Great Skin Anywhere Set for Combination Skin: $68
The is the perfect set for combination skin! The kit comes with 7 items; full size products as well as the travel size versions and a travel bag. This includes their Liquid Facial Soap Oily Skin Formula in full and travel size, the Oil Control Gel in full and travel size, and the Clarifying Lotion Twice A Day Exfoliator in full and travel size. It also includes a travel bag! This kit allows for gentle cleansing of skin, enhances glowing skin and eliminates dullness, as well as hydrating and strengthening skin. There is no fragrance either, leaving this set perfect for combination skin.
4. Fresh Vitamin C Glow Face Mask: $62
This product enhances glowing skin, evens out textures in the skin, and evens out skin tones. The product is stated to improve skin radiancy 31% after a single use, and 49% after four weeks of using it. This product won the Women’s Health 2017 Beauty Awards for Best Face Mask. Many of the reviews state that their skin was left glowing, and shiner after consistently using the product. Let the product soak for 10 minutes on the skin, and then wash off with warm water! It is recommended to use up to 3 times per week for the best results!
5. Philosophy Purity Made Simple Cleanser: $24
This award winning cleanser is an easy one step cleanser that immediately washes away dirt, oils, and makeup. This product is the winner of Allure Best of Beauty. Many of the reviews state that it is a “holy grail” product, and the best for combination skin. With 8,544 five star reviews, this is a perfect product anyone looking for a simple cleanser for morning and night routines.