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Introduction to Oil Free Cosmetic Products (Cosmetics)
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Introduction to Oil Free Cosmetic Products

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Oil free cosmetics, and non-comedogenic cosmetics, are widely known names, that are considered to be the best type of cosmetic products for those with oily or acne prone skin.
When a product is labelled oil-free, it means that the product contains little or no oil based ingredients such as oleic acid, stearic acid, isopropyl esters, isopropyl myristate, lanolin or petrolatum. While oil is useful in providing longer and stronger coverage, for those with oily skin, it can trigger acne, or aggravate existing acne. These oil free products are ideal for people with especially oily skin. Keep in mind that everyone has different skin, and react differently to various cosmetics. It is important to find out what works for you.

Here are some helpful cosmetic tips for using oil-free products

  • Transparent foundations are recommended for blackheads
  • Fuller foundations are recommended for legions and scars left from acne
  • Water based creams or alcohol based liquids can be applied under the foundation
  • Matte or semi-matte oil-free foundations are recommended
  • Mixing transparent powders of the right tone can give the foundation better and longer coverage


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