Achieve Balance & Hydration with our Oily Skin Solutions
At Idan Med Spa San Francisco, we provide expert services tailored to treating oily skin. Our holistic approach and luxurious treatments will leave you with a clearer complexion and a healthier, glowing appearance.
What is the main cause of oily skin?
The main cause of oily skin is an overproduction of sebum, which is the natural oil produced by the sebaceous glands in the skin. Sebum is essential for keeping the skin moisturized and protected, but excessive sebum production can lead to oily skin. Several factors contribute to this overproduction:
Hormonal influences: Hormones play a significant role in regulating sebum production. Androgens, such as testosterone, are the main hormones responsible for stimulating the sebaceous glands to produce more sebum. During puberty, androgens increase, which is why oily skin is often more prevalent in adolescents.
Genetics: The tendency to have oily skin can be influenced by genetics. If your parents or other close relatives have oily skin, there's a higher chance that you may also have it.
Seasonal changes: Some people experience an increase in sebum production during hot and humid weather conditions, which can lead to oily skin during certain times of the year.
Stress: Stress can trigger hormonal imbalances in the body, leading to increased androgen production, which, in turn, can result in more sebum production.
Skincare products: Using skincare products that are too harsh or drying can strip the skin of its natural oils, prompting the sebaceous glands to compensate by producing more sebum. This can create a vicious cycle of oily skin.
Dietary factors: While the link is not entirely clear, some studies suggest that a diet high in refined carbohydrates and sugars may influence sebum production and contribute to oily skin.
How can I reduce oily skin naturally?
At our med spa, we offer a range of services to help reduce oily skin naturally. We recommend monthly facials to deep cleanse and nourish the skin, as well as a range of specially formulated skin care products to balance out the skin's natural oils. Additionally, a healthy diet and lifestyle is essential to helping keep oily skin in check.