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There’s something about the humid weather that makes your complexion slick with oil and sweat. And thanks to this nasty combination, become more frequent and increasingly persistent. If this happens to you every time summer rolls around, know that it’s a plight shared by many – not just those with . Luckily, this skincare guide can help you come out the other side with shine-free and clearer skin.

Cleanse the Right Way

The hot and humid weather might lure you to splash and scrub your face with cool water every chance you get. However, overwashing depletes the and breaks down the skin's natural protective barrier. This can result in dehydrated skin, which is characterized by increased oil and inflammation.

Wash your face once a day – twice, only if your skin tolerates it well, and consider the you use. The ideal product has gentle formula that removes the bad stuff without irritating your skin. Eskinol Pimple Relief Facial Wash ticks all these boxes. It has Korean cica and green tea extracts to help soothe your skin and keep oil in check.

Exfoliate and Moisturize

‘Tis the season to slough away old skin. Humid weather can make your skin produce more oil, resulting in built-up dead skin cells that can also clog pores and trap bacteria. So, incorporate into your routine and exfoliate once or twice a week.

Remember: all forms of exfoliation can leave your skin more sensitive than usual. That’s why you should always follow it up with a moisturizer, preferably one with soothing, anti-inflammatory properties.

Switch to a Light Serum

In the same way that you rotate your wardrobe to suit the hot and rainy seasons, lighten up your skincare regimen to adapt to the warmer temperatures. Save the thick creams for the and stick to lighter serums with water-based formulas. These will deliver ample nutrients without smothering your skin.

When choosing a serum, pay attention to the on the packaging. For example, is a gem for oily and acne-prone skin because it can regulate oil, increase hydration, and calm skin breakouts. This great multitasker is inside Eskinol Pimple Relief Serum, which you can use day and night.

If you’re battling active pimples, speed up the healing time with Eskinol Pimple Relief Spot Gel Corrector. It has that works by clearing the pores and toning down redness.

Dial Down the Makeup

High-coverage foundation feels way too heavy on your oily skin during the humid weather. Not to mention it tends to melt quicker than ice cream if you’re not layering it with primer and setting powder, which can clog your pores even further. The workaround? Go for a more “natural” look.

This is your sign to reach for a tinted moisturizer or a BB cream. They’re a bit lighter than foundation, but still provide enough coverage to even out your skin tone. If you need more coverage in certain areas, blend a small amount of concealer to hide any blemishes. To help your base makeup last longer, dust a translucent powder on areas prone to shine, like the T-zone.

Spray and Blot When Needed

When it feels like 100 degrees outside, it’s normal for oil and sweat to seep through your makeup. But don’t put on more powder, or you’ll end up with a cakey face. Freshen up with oil control paper and a spritz of . Pat your skin with the blotting sheets to absorb excess oil then spray on the mist to refresh your skin. This combo reduces shine without stripping the skin and messing up your makeup.

Caring for your oily and acne-prone skin in humid weather can feel like an uphill battle. But now that you’re armed with the knowledge, you're ready to face the summer head-on. Oh, and don’t forget to and !