Soaring temperatures and increased humidity not only make us feel hot and sticky, but cause our skin to look extra greasy. Even those typically with normal skin can see a surge in oil secretions, and those who normally suffer from oily skin can see it only get worse. A shiny face can make skin look dirty and unattractive as well as lead to clogged pores and breakouts.
The T-Zone—forehead, nose and chin—produces the most oil due to the heavy concentration of sebaceous glands. “Skin oil increases in hotter temperatures because of the increased perspiration, and sweat that comes from sebaceous glands,” says New York City-based dermatologist Dr. Kenneth Mark. Sebaceous gland