Oil Control Tip for Hot/Humid Weather

It’s hot and sticky, and that make-up just seems to run. It’s summer!

If you haven’t tried the Shiseido oil blotting papers, they’re brilliant and work so much better than regular powder. The papers come in a case about the size of a business card, and you can even take them out and stuff a few in the pocket of your jeans.

There is a very fine rice powder on one side of the paper and so you just blot and go. It avoids the messy build up of repeated powder applications. You can find them online or at department stores like Nordstrom.

See Dr. Irwin’s Skin Care Product Recommendations for Oil and Acne Control

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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