Ending Excess Oil and Dehydration

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Has your skin ever felt “oily”? There’s a good reason for it! The body’s sebaceous glands, usually attached to hair follicles and located everywhere on human skin except for the palms, soles and top of the feet, produce and secrete a substance called “sebum.” A mixture of complex oils, including fatty acids and triglycerides, sebum breaks down wax buildup and naturally moisturizes and lubricates the skin’s barrier to protect it from outside elements and friction. Simply put, it keeps skin healthy!

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