Skincare: 5 Best Body Washes For Oily Skin

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When you have oily skin, there are some products you should avoid. These range from oil stripping to pore-clogging products, which tend to leave your skin feeling greasy and uncomfortable. That is why in this list, we have put some the best body washes and soaps you should consider if you have oily skin.

  1. Shea Moisture African black soap with shea butter

Have you ever experienced that oil stripped tightness after coming out of the shower? If yes, this simply implies that your skin is sensitive to harsh chemicals and a good body wash/soap would be one that doesn’t contain irritants. The Shea Moisture African Black Soap is one product that effectively addresses oily skin issues due to ingredients like vitamin E, Aloe and oats.

Apart from cleansing, the soap preventing early signs of ageing, hydrates, and soothes your skin for that calm effect. As the name suggests it is also infused with shea butter the best product for oily skin as it moisturizes without clogging the pores.


Now you know why many naturalistas use African black soap for their skin and hair. Check out how to wash kinky hair the right way.

  1. Shea Moisture African black soap Soothing body wash
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Hailing from the same supreme brand, this Shea Moisture soothing body wash contains anti-bacterial properties which prevent the formation of acne. With aloe, which maintains the pH levels of your skin, this liquid soap prevents irritations making it great for acne-prone skin. What makes it a great product is the fact that it targets the root cause of acne and regulates excess oil production. It can be used as a face wash and also on children to treat eczema and prevent dryness. Skin: Beauty products you must have for the cold season

  1. Neutrogena body clear body wash

This sweetness in a bottle is one of the best body washes known for addressing back acne. Exuding a dreamy grapefruit scent it is packed with a rich formula (salicylic acid) and micro clear technology that boost salicylic performance preventing breakouts.

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The micro clear technology is responsible for the lathering effect, deep penetration into the skin, sebum control and hydration. Hence, why it is a great body wash for oily skin considering that it is also dermatologically endorsed. It is non-comedogenic hence it doesn’t clog pores.

  1. Dove Men + care body and face wash

This ultra-light gel is formulated for men’s oily skin. It is an oil control and contains micro moisture technology that activates lathering for a cleansing effect. The Dove Men + care face and body wash has Kaolin clay an ingredient that neutralizes and minimizes acne formation. What you will enjoy most is the cool effect that lingers on the skin after using the product.

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It is also dermatologically tested.

An alternative is the Nivea for men active clean body wash.

  1. Cetaphil gentle skin cleanser for all skin types

Without a doubt, this is another clinically proven product that’s meant for all skin types. Apart from boosting your skin’s moisture levels, Cetaphil gentle cleanser is infused with a mild non-irritant formula which makes it good for sensitive skin. You can use it to remove makeup, cleanse pores as well as acne prevention.

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Nevertheless, apart from using the right products let’s also factor variables like change in hormones, genetics, ageing, climate, medication, over-exfoliating and food. Excessive smoking, alcohol, and junk food are just but a few examples which can lead to acne. We cannot leave out stress, dehydration and the lack of sleep. Hence, for beautiful glowing skin, it is always wise to mind your body’s health before products. Beauty: How To Take Care Of Acne Prone Skin

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