To Apply or Not to Apply: Moisturizing Oily Skin Quiz
by Staff
If you have oily skin it may seem like moisturizer is the last thing you want to apply to your face. But is it? Test what you know about caring for your oily skin in our quiz.

What does oily skin usually look like?

  • tight, dry with flaky patches
  • shiny, greasy-looking with large pores
  • red with enlarged blood vessels

True or false: Oily skin needs to be moisturized.

  • true
  • false

What do the body's sebaceous glands produce?

  • mucous
  • sebum
  • hormones
  • sweat

What is sebum?

  • a natural oil produced by the body
  • a form of vitamin A produced by the body
  • the body's natural acne-fighting substance

What's it called when your body makes too much sebum?

  • hyposeborrhea
  • hyperseborrhea
  • rosasea

True or false: Oily skin usually ages better than dry skin.

  • true
  • false

Which is the best type of moisturizer for oily skin?

  • lightweight
  • non-comedogenic
  • water-based
  • all of the above

What do moisturizers that contain talc help with?

  • They treat breakouts.
  • They're anti-bacterial.
  • They control shine.

Which of the following is likely to cause oily skin to break out?

  • hormonal changes
  • change of seasons
  • the frames of your eyeglasses
  • all of the above

Which type of moisturizer may make oily skin break out?

  • humectants
  • occlusives
  • emollients