Why You Should Start Oil Cleansing

Why You Should Start Oil Cleansing

Cleansing the skin with oil may sound a little scary, but the method has been gaining popularity by the minute for a reason. Understandably, many people are hesitant when it comes to cleaning the face with a blend of oils, especially for those with oily, combination, or acne-prone skin.

However, at Natural Soul Skincare, we believe that adding the right oil cleanser to your skincare routine can be a game changer!Great quality oils don't clog the pores or leave behind a greasy residue. While oil cleansing is beneficial for almost all skin types, choosing the right ones for your skin is essential as they vary in their benefits and properties.

But whether it's about dissolving makeup, nourishing the skin, or reducing inflammation, oil cleansing has captured the hearts of skincare enthusiasts worldwide. Before we explore some of the many benefits of oil cleansing, here's some science behind the idea of using oil to clean your skin.

The Science Behind Oil Cleansing

Oil cleansing was introduced as an ancient skin care practice deeply rooted in chemistry and philosophy. It operates on the principle of "Like Attracts Like" meaning it attracts similar compounds like impurities, sebum, dead skin, makeup, pollutants, and dirt to remove them from the surface of our skin.  

When applied to the skin, the oil in the cleanser binds to the oils on your face, effectively lifting away debris without disrupting the skin's natural balance. This unique approach allows for a thorough cleanse while preserving essential moisture, making oil cleansing suitable for all skin types.

Benefits of Oil Cleansing

#1- Deep Cleansing

100% natural, organic, vegan, and ayurvedic cleansing oils available at Natural Soul Skincare are effective in washing away grime and dirt from the day. When the oils are massaged into the skin, any makeup or dirt will dissolve and all impurities will be lifted from your pores, leaving

#2- Gentle Exfoliation for Brightening

Oil cleansers boast the ability to provide gentle exfoliation, promoting a brighter and more radiant complexion. The massaging motion used during oil cleansing helps to loosen and dissolve dead skin cells, revealing a fresher layer underneath.

The natural oils in the cleanser nourish the skin during this process, preventing irritation and maintaining its moisture barrier. With regular oil cleansing, you can enjoy a smoother, more even-toned complexion, diminished dark spots, and a youthful glow that stems from within.

#3- Combats Inflammation

The gentle nature of facial oils helps reduce redness, soothes irritated skin, and calms any inflammation. The blend of oils is packed with anti-inflammatory properties, making it ideal for dry, flakey, and sensitive skin as well as those with visible acne breakouts.

Oil cleansing also feeds the skin with antioxidants, vitamins, fatty acids, and other nutrients that replenish the skin's barrier, leaving you with healthy skin and a radiant complexion.

#4- Makeup Removal

Oil cleansing is a game-changer when it comes to removing makeup. Oil-based cleansers effortlessly dissolve and lift away all traces of makeup, including stubborn mascara and long-lasting foundations.

By eliminating the need for multiple products, such as makeup removers and cleansers, oil cleansing streamlines your skincare routine, saving you precious time and effort. It's a convenient and effective way to cleanse and remove makeup simultaneously, making it a must-have for busy individuals seeking simplicity without compromising on skincare quality.

Oil cleansing offers more than just skincare benefits; it provides a therapeutic and indulgent self-care ritual. The gentle massaging motion combined with the aromatic scents of essential oils creates a sensory experience that calms the mind and relieves stress.

It may take some time to experiment with the right blend for your skin, but we've got you covered with our trial-sized products. Order your favourite organic beauty products and get free delivery on orders above £35.

If our order is above £15, don't forget to claim your free gift of organic lemon and camelia face cleansing oil! If you need advice or more information about any of our Ayurvedic skincare products, please reach out to us via email.

Shop now and let your skin glow from within! Stay tuned as we launch more ayurvedic products for the skin, such as organic facial oils, skin-tightening face masks, natural face scrubs for glowing skin, oil cleansers, and anti-aging skincare products.

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