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For the last 2 months I have been using oil to wash my face. Yes, oil. I seen a few posts and pins about using certain oils to clean your skin. So I started to reach it. I found out that it’s actually very good for the skin. What kind of oil do I use? Olive oil and castor oil. I did try Coconut instead of olive, but I found that it dried out my skin too much. I know, it sounds silly that the oil would do that.

Here is what you do… 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil and 1 tablespoon Castor Oil.That’s it! I also add a few drops of Jasmine Essential Oil so it smells better. Mix it in a small bottle. I shake it up before I use it. Take about a teaspoon of the mixture and massage it into your dry face. After a few minutes, use a wet hot wash cloth on your face. just place it on and let the heat soak up a bit of oil and it also opens the pores. When the clothes is cool, rise and repeat with wiping until your feel all the oil is off your face.

Your skin should feel clean and soft. I noticed that the blackheads I had on my nose were gone the first time I tried this. They do come back just from the days grime that is in the air plus when I wear make up. This is also a great way to remove your make up.

So there you have it. Oil Wash. You can also add some sugar to exfoliate your skin once a week. In the morning I just splash some water on my face and I’m good to go. If my face feels a bit dry I do put on some moisturizer. It’s simple and cheap. No need for all those expensive cleaners. The best part? No extra chemicals!

You can do a search on this topic and find other recipes that you might like. I just like it simple. No extra crap. It’s just not needed.

One comment on “Oil Wash

  1. Nella-Essential oils uses

    Very interesting article! I use castor oil 3 times a week to help my hair grow, and I also use it on my nails, but I didn’t knew you can use it on your face. I usually use olive oil and coffee grounds face mask, but I am keen to try your recipe. I strongly agree with you, no need for extra chemicals, simple it’s better!

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