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Why should I use moisturizer if my face gets oily?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

All skin types - even oily skin - need a particular balance of moisture. Adding a non-comedogenic lotion to your skin care routine won't increase the amount of oil on your skin or clog your pores. Because cleansing can have a drying effect on skin, applying a moisturizer after bathing will help it stay balanced.

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