why my skin is so oily ? Men produces more oil and sebum than females; this is to help keep the skin soft and supple, but if too much sebum is produced, it can lead to acne flare-ups and oiliness which are some of the leading causes of acne. Also, oily skin accumulates debris and lacks of proper hydration, giving the skin unwanted shine clogging the pores. Simple and easy preventive measures can be taken to avoid oily skin. Using the right health products and making small lifestyle changes can drastically improve your skin health. A monthly facial treatment will help balancing the excess of sebum and lack of hydration on your face.