If you would like to learn more about a natural and a very organic way to clean your skin (any skin type), we would recommend the study of the oil cleansing method!
What Is The Oil Cleansing Method For Facial Skin?
The oil cleansing method in layman terms is the purest and very holistic way to cleanse your skin. With the oil cleansing method for facial skin, you would have facial skin free of issues and imperfections. This would be so good to your skin to use, which would make you wonder if over the counter products that cost a bomb and burn your skin, were hogwash items! Moreover, the oil cleansing method doesn’t strip away the natural oils on your skin, in fact it restores the oil balance and brings about a beautiful looking you at the end of the day. Let’s get started with the basics, shall we?
The Basics With Oil Cleansing Explained
The basics with oil cleansing method full body or the face is simple- a massage is all that you need along with the right oil to use. The oil will dissolve into the skin and not stick into or clog the pores. With the help of steam, you can remove the dirt and debris hidden deep within the pores, which is much better to do than use conventional facial wipes and cleansers that have alcohol in them.
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- Castor oil 1 tablespoon
- Coconut oil 2 tablespoons or 4 tablespoons
Relax and soak into the ambiance with soft soothing music being played and aroma candles lit. wash your face with cold water and pat dry. Now warm the castor oil and coconut oil together and allow it to come to normal room temperature. With the help of a cotton ball, dip the same into the mix and apply gently all over your face and the neck. Go upwards for the neck in motion and circular for the cheekbones, side ways for the forehead and the upper lip area.
With your fingers, very gently massage into the skin and allow the muscles to get a little more pampering than the usual. Imagine you are applying moisturizer on your skin, and use the same gentle technique to get it done.
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Wait for a minute or two, and while the wait happens, in a large bowl (if you don’t have a steamer) boil ten cups of water. Remove from the heat when the water has boiled and is steaming. Add to this water a few drops of any essential oil or lemon rind.
Bend over your face onto the steamy hot water, being careful not to go too low. Cover the head with a towel so as to not allow the heat to escape. With your fingers keep massaging into the skin as long as you feel the steam. This would allow the oils to soak deeper into the skin and the lemon essence to penetrate and invigorate the cells of the skin.
Remove the towel and wipe your face with a wet wipe or use a toner to tone the skin. Moisturize your skin and throw away the steamy water. Touch your skin now- how do you feel?
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The best part is that the body wash replacement can be done with a body wrap. Instead of using steam, you can oil the body and cover yourself in a plastic wrap for half an hour. This would pull out the toxins in the body and replenish your cells too.
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