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Oil Cleansing with Virgin Plant Oils

An easy technique to keep your skin nourished and soft all winter!

Virgin Plant Oils are amazing emollients, but did you know that they can also function as facial cleansers? Gentle but effective, they work on the principle of "like dissolves like." The oils are lipophillic, and so are attracted to other oils, binding to them. The "bad" oils and impurities can then be removed without harshly stripping the face of necessary oils.


You can use any of our Virgin Plant Oils for oil cleansing, but those with a lighter consistency are more workable. Our favorites are Cranberry, Apricot Kernel, Hemp Seed and Sweet Almond.
Preliminary Rinse: Begin with a preliminary rinse using a washcloth and warm (not hot!) water. This softens the skin and preps it for cleansing.Oil Cleanse: Gently massage 5-10 drops of virgin oil plant oil into your skin, using a circular motion with your fingertips. Continue for 20-30 seconds.Splash with Water: Lightly splash your face with warm water, a…

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