News Flash: Your Oily Skin Is Actually Severely Dehydrated

Knowing the differences between skin types is important for treating your skin’s needs. But the distinctions between different skin types are not always as straightforward as they appear. Oily versus dry seems rather self-explanatory. You see oil on your skin, so you must have oily skin, right? Not always, since oil production can be a bit more complex. To help us sort through some of the finer points, we enlisted celebrity esthetician Renée Rouleau.

Keep scrolling to find out if the oil you’re dealing with is actually a side effect of your skin’s dehydration!