The T-zone: Itu2019s named for the T-shaped area it covers on your face, but it might as well be named for The Twilight Zone, considering how weirdly it acts compared with the rest of your skin.


For so many of us, the skin on the forehead, nose, and chin has a mind of its own, behaving very differently than the cheeks, jaw, and neck. More often than not, that behavior includes excessive oiliness, blackheads, Valentino Shoes Sale and whiteheads, even when the rest of your face is clear and matte, or even dry.u00a0But, why? Why must the T-zone act out like an eternal teenager?


u201cThe T-zone may look shinier or greasier than the rest of the face, as it has a higher content of oil glands producing more oil and sebum, leading to a higher probability of breakouts and clogged pores,u201d explains New York City dermatologist Marnie Nussbaum, MD. u201cThis Valentino Sale usually results in what we call combination skin, where some areas are greasy while others are dry.u201d



Getting your entire face to cooperate can be a challenge, but itu2019s not an impossible one. Through trial and error, you can find a regimen that encourages skin harmony. We want you to deal with as little error as possible, though, so weu2019ve rounded up some of the best products and techniques for getting your T-zone under control.