20 Things That Every Girl With Oily Skin Knows

Here's my list of 20 Things That Every Girl With Oily Skin Knows all too well:

  1. Illuminators? Strobing? Highlighting? Hahhahaha, that's funny. If I try and do that I'm going to look greasy enough to fry some taquitos on my face.
  2. "Do I look oily? Are you sure?? What about here? Or here? Or here? Or...."
  3. You can't put your face on anything. Wiping that oily, facial residue off of your phone or glass can be pretty embarrassing and just a little bit gross.
  4. No primer? No makeup.
  5. Using multiple setting powders and setting sprays and setting prayers to make sure that your makeup will not budge.
  6. Wearing glasses with a full-face of makeup means one of two things: having little marks of missing makeup all over your face or having breakouts exactly where your glasses were on your face.
  7. Primer. And then some more. And just for good measure a little bit more.
  8. Trying every Oil-Free, 72-Hour, Never Going to Move, Forever Lasting, for Oily Skin product on the market and being disappointed over and over and over again.
  9. Breakouts. Breakouts everywhere.
  10. "Are you sweating?" "....no. I'll be right back; I have to go blot my face."
  11. Having to change your bedding regularly or risking getting some massive breakouts.
  12. Benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid are your best friends.
  13. No flash in photos. Ever.
  14. Having to set your eyebrows or else they will be gone by the end of the day.
  15. Not worrying too much about being cakey since you know that in 45 minutes you'll be oily enough to counteract it.
  16. Wearing a full face of makeup during the summer only happens on the most special of occasions, because it is no joke trying to keep yourself looking decent when you're sweating off half your face on the regular.
  17. Did I mention primer?
  18. Debating whether or not you should moisturize your face.
  19. If needed be you will blot with anything. Toilet liners, toilet paper, and yes even lined paper if you're desperate.
  20. Having no option between matte or dewy skin. You will always be between dewy and oily.

There's my list! Let me know down in the comments your favorite oily skin products to use!

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  1. This is such a funny idea for a post! I can relate to all of these! :)
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  2. Haha I can recognize myself in a few of them! Good post :)