Love at First Cleanse

How to reset the skin with oil cleansing

 

Oil cleansing is a popular skin cleansing method that originated in Asia in the 14th century. It consists of using an oil-based product to deeply cleanse the skin, followed by a water-based cleanser to remove any remaining traces of oil, makeup, and dirt. While this technique is great as a first step in removing makeup, that’s not all it’s good for. Oil cleansing can restore balance to a compromised skin barrier which will assist in the repair of many common skin concerns.

How it Works

Because the skin is made up of natural oils, such as sebum, many people use harsh cleansers to try and rid their skin of them. It’s a common misconception that oily skin types shouldn’t use oil in their skincare routines. The phrase “like dissolves like” is a perfect example of how oil cleansing can aid multiple skin types, including oily skin.

Oil cleansing can restore balance to a compromised skin barrier which will assist in the repair of many common skin concerns.

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Ariana Roseman
ARoseman@lne.com

Ariana Roseman is a licensed esthetician in Ann Arbor, MI who equally partakes in the holistic, medical, and luxury sides of the spa industry. She got her start immediately after discovering that her lifelong passion for beauty and skincare could be made into a career. Her attention to detail has made her known for her work as a lash artist, wax specialist, and spray tan technician. She runs www.honeymyskin.com where she shares skincare and beauty advice blogs!



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