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5 Skin Care Tips for Men With Oily Skin


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Stay Away from Steroids
If you're trying to impress the ladies with those bulging biceps, skip the steroids and the problems that come with them.
If you're trying to impress the ladies with those bulging biceps, skip the steroids and the problems that come with them.
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When you look in the mirror, you want to like what you see. We all have different tastes, but if your heart's desire is to look like you've been working out with Ryan Reynolds for "The Green Lantern," don't think steroids are going to do it. Steroid use can help you develop some awe-inspiring musculature, sure, but not without side effects. Acne is the most common, followed by oily skin.

You know how steroids make your muscles bigger? They do the exact same thing to the sebaceous glands. And -- surprise -- bigger oil glands equal more oil. So if you want to look totally ripped, you're going to have to do it the old-fashioned way. Unless you were really hoping for disfiguring scars, in which case, go for it.


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