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.
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