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The 7 Best Beauty Products To Combat An Oily T-Zone

From soaps to toners, these products help control the grease factor on combination skin without drying it. The result: a more balanced complexion and a less oily T-zone.
oily t-zone Clinique Liquid Facial Soap for oily skin, $35.

Clinique Liquid Facial Soap for oily skin, $35.

Zero in on the T-zone with this strong yet moisturising cleanser to control shine.

oily t-zone Origins Zero Oil Pore Purifying Toner with Saw Palmetto and Mint, $40.

Origins Zero Oil Pore Purifying Toner with Saw Palmetto and Mint, $40.

Salicylic acid tightens pores, while broad leaf kelp minimises oil production.

oily t-zone IDS Oil-Control Toner, $62.

IDS Oil-Control Toner, $62.

Green tea and botanical extracts reduce oil production so complexion looks fresh, smooth and matte. Plus: no skin-drying alcohol.

oily t-zone 4 Eucerin Dermo Purifyer Active Concentrate

Eucerin Dermo Purifyer Active Concentrate, $29.90, Guardian.

This serum has lactic acid to exfoliate and clarify skin, as well as regulate its sebum levels to prevent shine.

oily t-zone Boscia No Pores No Shine Tzone Treatment

Boscia No Pores No Shine Tzone Treatment, $53, Sephora.

To be applied after moisturiser on the T-zone, it has anti-inflammatory plant extracts to prevent breakouts and shine, and pomegranate enzyme to get rid of blackheads.

oily t-zone Porcelain Balance Hydraclear Gel

Porcelain Balance Hydraclear Gel, $108.

A cooling and refreshing gel with willow bark extract, witch hazel extract and tea tree oil to keep skin’s pH, sebum and moisture levels balanced.

Estee Lauder Clear Difference Oil Control/Mattifying Hydrating Gel, $96.

Estee Lauder Clear Difference Oil Control/Mattifying Hydrating Gel, $96.

This has algae extract to soothe and hydrate, and marine extracts to control excess sebum.


An adapted version first appeared in 
Female’s October issue, out on newssands now.

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