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SKIN NOTES - THE PREQUEL SKINCARE BLOG

Welcome to Prequel's Skin Notes skincare blog. We’re passionate about skin health education. Skin Notes is a collection of articles that focus on skincare concerns, ingredients, technologies and more.
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What to Know About Having an Oily Skin Type

Oily skin, also known as seborrhea, is characterized by the overproduction of sebum, an oily substance produced by the sebaceous glands responsible for lubricating the skin. This excess sebum can create a shiny or greasy appearance, particularly in the T-zone (forehead, nose, and chin) area. Enlarged pores, a tendency towards breakouts like blackheads or whiteheads, and a thick or coarse skin texture are also common features of oily skin.

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DISCLAIMER: All skin care articles are intended to help educate on specific ingredients and skin care topics. Our articles are written to be informative and informational. They are not indicative of individual performance. Results may vary per applicant. Any reference to a specific patient experience is not a medical suggestion for treatment. Please note that any Prequel products with referenced ingredients are formulated for Cosmetic Use Only and NOT intended as replacements for physician advice and/or pharmaceutical product recommendations.

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