If you have oily skin, you might think it can take a stronger product when it comes to makeup removers. That may be true in some cases, but your skin isn't invincible. Oily skin requires a different, more stringent cleansing process than dry or sensitive skin, but that still doesn't mean you can use harsh chemicals onto your face just to get your makeup off.
Because both genetics and hormones can lead to oily skin, it's not something you can get rid of [source: Lehrer]. The oil, or sebum, is part of your skin's natural moisturizing process, but some people's skin produces more sebum than others.
It's not all bad news, though. Makeup removers specific to oily skin exist for the same reason those for sensitive skin do: to clear products off quickly and effectively without causing too much damage to the skin. It sounds simple enough, but just because a makeup remover is branded for oily skin doesn't mean it's the best product to use on your skin. In this article, we'll be taking a look at five of the best ways to remove makeup from oily skin.