Skeptics, especially those with uneven, oily, or acenic skin might balk at the idea of adding more oil to the “fire” of problems areas, but a bit of coconut oil in the skin care routine might be a pleasant surprise. Cleansing your face with coconut oil is one of the purest most effective natural methods out there.
Warm a teaspoon of pure unrefined coconut oil in clean hands until it becomes liquid in texture.
Massage the product onto a dry face in a circular motion with your finger tips for one to two minutes.
Gently wipe the coconut oil off with wet warm washcloth and pat the skin dry. *This step may need to be repeated several times if you have been wearing heavy makeup throughout the day. You will know you are finished when no more colored residue transfers to the washcloth.
Should you decide to try the coconut oil cleanser do know some redness or unevenness may occur during the first few weeks of the newly implemented regimen, which is otherwise known as the “detox” period. Even with the disclaimer, coconut oil remains one of the most natural and relatively inexpensive ways to cleanse and care for you face. With the added bonus of the quintessential smell of the tropics, what do you have to loose?
By: Kara Michalko