The idea of using natural oils to cleanse the skin makes a lot of sense. The basic idea of oil cleansing is to use natural oils in specific combination to cleanse the skin and naturally balance the skin’s natural oils.
Cleansing is the most important part of your basic skincare. Proper cleansing gets rid of old surface skin cells, dirt, and makeup. It keeps skin pores of clogs and is able to breathe freely. Cleansing aids circulation and prepares the skin to receive nutrients and lipids.
Simple oil cleansing methods
Castor and sunflower oil
The ingredients that are in need to get oil cleansing face are castor oil, and sunflower oil. Castor oil is found in the laxative section of the grocery store. The preparation methods includes by taking two oils in a small, flip-top plastic bottle according to your skin type. Mix one-part castor oil with one part sunflower oil for normal skin. Mix one part castor oil with 2 -3 parts sunflower oil for dry skin. Mix 2 – 3 parts of castor oil with one part sunflower oil for oily skin.
Take a quarter size amount of the oil mixture into your hand and gently massage the oil into your skin for one minute. Run a clean washcloth under very warm water. Dip that washcloth over your face. Let it sit on for one minute. It gives steaming impurities out of your pores. Rinse washcloth and gently rub the remaining oil, dirt and makeup. Repeat rinsing if necessary. This gives smooth and moisturized skin without the need for lotion.
Castor oil, olive oil, and grape seed oil
Take 1 part of castor oil, 1 part of olive oil, 1 part of grape seed oil. Mix them well and add a few drops of essential oil. Add oil in order to squeeze bottle and swirl to combine. Take a quarter sized amount of the oil mixture into your palm. Then vigorously rub the oil in your palms to get warm it up. Apply the oil to your face in a circular motion. Massage it into your skin, but don’t rub too hard. Massage gently for about 30 – 60 seconds. Take some hot water and dip a washcloth in it. Lay it on your face to steam your pores. Leave it until it cools back. Massage your steamed, oily skin again for about 5 – 10 minutes. It works better for impurities from your pores. Rinse the wash cloth and laid it again on your face for the second time. After it gets cold, rinse it again gently that wipe your face clean to remove dirt and impurities from your skin and pores. Rinse the wash cloth and wipe your face again and make sure there is no more oil left on your skin. Moisturize your skin that will give brighter, dewy looking and soft skin.
Take some drops of castor oil to apply it on your face after wiping your face very well. It helps to remove grime and makeup off your face. It’s quite effective and efficient that will remove from your blend and if you’re at your wits end and need to try something new.
Tamanu oil, Argan oil or pomegranate seed oil
Use the oil cleansing method that will still have a few breakout issues. Add Tamanu oil to your blend. Just tale a teaspoon will help immensely that will still a little dry after adjusting your castor oil down a bit. Add a yummy ingredient like Argan oil or pomegranate seed oil. Add it even and especially from dropping in a few drops of the oil blend of beneficial essential oils. You will be wiping the majority of it off eventually, your skin might still respond in new and amazing ways to the added ingredients.
If you have tried the oil cleansing method in the past is on your face red or irritated. Most probably nut oil has an allergy, but the extreme allergies that might cause you to puff up and close off your airways. Eliminate the nut oil that you have been using and substitute a non nut oil in its place like grapeseed oil, apricot kernel oil, and sunflower seed oil. The nut oil makes it likely to be the cause of sweet almond oil, macadamia oil or hazelnut oil.