Orders $50+ Ship Free | Orders $75+ Free Gift
20% Off All Subscription Orders. Join The VIP

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Eva Simmons-O’Brien

Dr. Eva Simmons O’Brien received her MD from Yale University and is a board-certified dermatologist. With over 30 years of experience, she has worked for hospitals, established her own private practice, and consulted for organizations such as the FDA. Today, Dr. Eva runs her own practice in addition to serving as our Chief Science Officer.

Skincare for Oily Skin

Skincare for Oily Skin

Skincare for Oily Skin

 

by

Got more grease than an order of fries? You need better skincare, man. Oily skin can cause more than just a slippery surface on your mug, it can lead to breakouts that are incredibly unsexy. 

What Causes Oily Skin?

Oily skin can be genetic or brought on by external stressors like the wrong skincare products. Sometimes, oily skin can be a sign your skin is actually dehydrated. 

When your skin is overly dry, your sebaceous glands go into overdrive to produce more lubricating skin oil called sebum. This usually makes you want to wash your face more, which can dry out your skin, making your glands produce more oil. 

It’s like a dry skin hamster wheel. The solution? Get some next-level skincare. 

What to use for Oily Skin

What you’ve been using isn’t working (we’re looking at you, bar soap). Unless you’re into the glazed donut look, you need products that work to keep skin healthy and balanced. 

Certain ingredients work better than others. For instance, coconut oil is an all-natural cleanser that gently lifts away surface dirt and oil while also making sure your skin is hydrated. 

Hydrated skin = skin that doesn’t produce as much excess oil. 

Another natural ingredient that helps battle breakouts and balance your skin’s moisture levels? Charcoal. 

Charcoal helps draw out dirt and gunk from your pores to help prevent breakouts. 

Here are 3 more ingredients for battling oily skin. 

  1. Papaya. This natural exfoliant helps clear away dead skin cells that like to hang out on the surface of your skin and create pimples. It’s gentle enough for regular use and won’t irritate your skin and cause microtears that could lead to even more oil and bumps.

  2. Bentonite Clay. This natural clay has absorbent properties that make it an expert oil grabber. The natural mineral properties of bentonite clay help it remove excess oil without drying out the skin and leaving it feeling tight and uncomfortable.

  3. Tea tree oil. Tea tree oil is the OG of oil-busting ingredients. Ask your mom, she probably used it. Tea tree oil has astringent-like properties that help keep your pores clear of excess oil and help tighten them to keep dirt and excess oil out. 

To take care of oily skin once and for all, you need products that contain oil-fighting ingredients. 

Let’s Disco

Disco is specifically formulated to match the pH balance of men’s skin. Our products help keep your skin looking grease-free by using natural ingredients to restore balance and soothe irritation. 

A great skin regimen will pay you dividends and save you from developing embarrassing breakouts. You can grab a full skincare regimen that’s quick and easy to use from the pros who know and experience better skin in no time. 

Lets

Subscribe to receive 15% off your first order and
the occasional skincare tip and deal.

Recent Articles

Why is My Skin Irritated? 5 Tips for Relieving Skin Irritation

There are many causes of irritated skin, and the irritation can be easily soothed with home remedies and all-natural skincare products. We’ll walk you through the main reasons your skin might be irritated, and 5 tips for relief.

What is the Disco Eye Stick?

If you’ve heard of us, you may have heard of our favorite little friend – the Disco Repairing Eye Stick. Our best-selling under-eye serum is a serious cult favorite here at Disco. It works fast, and effectively, and it travels well. But what exactly is it?

The 5 Best Skin Supplements for Men

We’ll walk you through exactly what ingredients to look out for when selecting a skin supplement optimized for men’s skin. And yes – men do require different options when it comes to skincare. It comes down to the hormone testosterone, which increases sebum production, gives men larger pores, and causes a different pH level on the skin surface than women.

Niacinamide in Skincare: Benefits and Uses

Here’s everything you need to know about Niacinamide: what it is, how it gets into skincare products, and what you can expect in terms of benefits.
Something went wrong, please contact us!

MY CART

$0 $50
$75
$100
Free
Shipping
Free
Face Moisturizer Mini
Free
Body Wash
Subtotal: