African Botanics skincare guides oily skin and blemish-prone complexions to clear, optimal health by addressing balance concerns, congestion, dullness and inflammation. ... read more

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Experience a balanced, clarified complexion 

Oily skin is synonymous with enlarged pores, congestion, breakouts and, the hallmark of excess oil production, a shiny visage. 

Our balancing, pore-perfecting range works to dissolve deep-seated impurities to clear and purify pores without disturbing the skin’s natural moisture balance. Overactive sebum production is regulated to  

African Botanics skincare products for oily skin offer a solution for

  • Congested pores: Pores are cleared 
  • Excessive oil: Sebum production is regulated for a balanced complexion
  • Acne and blemishes: Breakouts are minimized and healed 
  • Lackluster skin: Brighter, even skin tone 
  • Rough, uneven texture: Skin is left soft, smooth and supple

Hero ingredients in our products for oily skin

Our oily skin range is powered by biocompatible ingredients which nurture the skin’s biome balance to regulate oil production, reduce inflammation and optimize moisture retention. 

Rooibos Leaf Extract

Supporting problematic skin, Rooibos Leaf Extract tightens and soothes while a potent mix of antioxidants provides relief from inflammation.

Commiphora Wildii

An antioxidant-rich resin extract with strong anti-microbial properties.


Encourages cell turnover, exfoliates dead skin, and cleans out clogged pores to help prevent blemishes, smooth skin texture, and minimize pores and redness.

Retinaldehyde (encapsulated retinol) 

Promotes cellular turnover, improves tone and texture, stimulates collagen, and unclogs pores. 

Sodium Hyaluronate

This hardworking humectant improves dryness, replenishes the skin, and provides structure and volume.


Vitamin B3, refines the look of pores, minimizes discoloration, improves skin resilience, and visibly brightens and fights dullness for a radiant, even-looking skin tone.

Papaya and Pineapple enzymes

Help clear pores while minimizing their appearance and improving radiance.

Centella Asiatica

Calms inflammation, speeds wound healing, stimulates cell growth, builds collagen, and boosts circulation.

Organic Marula Oil

Seals in hydration and softens skin while imparting antioxidant anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

Build your routine with African Botanics oily skin products

Our face products for oily skin work to address excess oil, congestion, shine and dullness at each step of your routine.

For daily use, choose from our selection of detoxifying and exfoliating cleansers, balancing and regenerative oils and lightweight hydration-boosting emulsion or essence.

Multiple weekly treatments of the best oily skin products can include our Rooibos powered resurfacing serum and a brighten, refine and detoxify skin. 

What Would Make This The Best Skin Care Product For Oily Skin?

This collection of African Botanics skincare is ideal for oily skin due to its balancing formulation that neither over-dries nor promotes excess oil.

It offers deep cleansing to dissolve impurities, regulates sebum for a harmonized complexion, utilizes bio-compatible ingredients like Rooibos Leaf Extract and Niacinamide to target issues from inflammation to pore congestion, and provides an all-encompassing solution for various oily skin concerns including breakouts and uneven texture.

Does This Work For Reducing Oil On Any Type Of Skin?

While they are optimized for oily skin and blemish-prone skin, the products that regulate sebum production and balance the skin's moisture can benefit other skin types experiencing occasional oiliness, too.

Overall, this collection is designed to address issues including enlarged pores, congestion, breakouts, and excess oil production.

Have questions about the best skincare products for oily skin from the African Botanics range? Reach out to our team on We can guide you on making the best selection for your skin. 

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