I am breastfeeding mumma and have oily skin. What can I do? Thanks


Posted by mom71845, 29th July 2014


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  • Use products for oily skin and tone after cleansing.



  • Try a non greasy moisturiser and plenty of water. Its just the extra hormones your body is producing and hopefully it will settle down soon.



  • Buy a greasey skin cleanser, toner and moisturiser for start. Don’t cleanse lots, it increases the oil production



  • After you wash your face, but before you but a non oily moisturiser on, try wiping your face gently with some witch hazel. it’s like a toner, but helps control oily skin.



  • try and use light moisturising, cleanse but nothing to astringent as it will cleanse natural oils and just make skin oilier. I have found some of the Sukin products work really well for oily skin.



  • You can use anything Hun !! Proactiv is pretty good for oily skin. Good luck x



  • I have used the body shop before and it didn’t work.



  • Arbonne have fantastic products to help with oily skin. Arbonne are a 35 year old company with a Swiss heritage. Botanically based, pH correct, dermatologist tested, and no parabens or mineral oil or other nasty chemicals. Contact me via my facebook page [Olivia Tuohey – Arbonne Independent Consultant] if you would like further information on the products that are highly recommended for your skin type (samples available also). Not just skincare either – haircare, nutrition, cosmetics, mens skincare, baby skincare, anti-ageing skincare. As a consultant I also have the ability to set you up with a 20-35% discount and your own ID to shop online in the privacy of your own home, products are safely delivered to your door. (Products are not sold in shops) Olivia x.



  • head into The Body Shop :) if not maybe try some organic coconut oil! You can use that for everything :)



  • Try washing you face with ordinary soap



  • Although my skin is sensitive & now often dry, when I was pregnant and breastfeeding my skin was all over the shop. I ended up using Cetaphil body wash, it’s fragrance free which was great.



  • Drink more water, eat more vegetables and less processed food, and change your moisturiser to one suited to oily skin.



  • I used a body shop cleansing product. Its a seaweed one and it reduced the oil in my face a great deal.


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