We've been told that oil should never touch oily skin because it will only make the face look greasier and more acne-prone. But in reality, your oily skin might be more manageable when you do the oil cleansing method. 

Some commercially available cleansers strip away the skin's natural oils, making oliy skin produce more oil. With the oil cleansing method, the oil-moisture balance is maintained, creating a blemish-free and youthful complexion. Also, since your cleanser is oil-based, it attracts oil-based dirt (excess oil, that may cause blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples) and makeup. Your skin is purified without getting dried out.

More From FemaleNetwork.com

So, how do you go about it? Simply take a plant-based oil—popular ones are castor, hazelnut, extra virgin olive, coconut, avocado, and jojoba—massage onto dry skin until makeup and dirt are dissolved. Then, run warm water on a washcloth. Press this onto the skin and gently wipe off the the grime. Repeat the steps until you are sure that there are no traces of oil and dirt on your face anymore. 

You can also use cleansing oils made by beauty brands—these ones don't need warm water to wash of, and they've got other good-for-the-skin ingredients. Massage, rinse, and wipe off with a clean face towel.

Check out our top picks here:


Celeteque Anti-Aging Cleansing Oil, P240, at department stores


Bobbi Brown Soothing Cleansing Oil, at SM Aura


Banila Co Clean It Zero Cleansing Balm with Reservatrol, P1,090 at Glorietta and Beauty MNL


The Body Shop Camomile Silky Cleansing Oil, at SM Megamall


Etude House Real Art Mild Cleansing Oil, P848, at SM Megamall

More From FemaleNetwork.com

Get the latest updates from Female Network
Subscribe to our Newsletter!
Comments

Latest Stories

If You're Always Harassed Online, This Bill May Soon Be Able to Help You

If House Bill No. 8655 is enacted into law, psychological violence would include the creation and spread of explicit videos, photos, and the like.

Preggo Miriam Quiambao Has APAS, Here's What You Need to Know

Pregnant at 43, Miriam Quiambao revealed she has Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome or APAS.

Get Rid of These 5 Items in Your Closet Before The Year Ends

Decluttering your closet can be hugely tiring, but the benefits will surely be worth it

5 Ways to Keep Your Food Budget Under P2000 Every Week

This way, your expenses can go to gift shopping and Christmas prep.
Load More Stories