Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Beautiful skin through oils?

We all want beautiful skin, so when I saw Clean Energy by Origins I was intrigues. It promises that the vitamin E in the cleanser will help your skin to retain moisture while the olive and sunflower oils help to gently remove dirt. The product is literally a bottle of oils, aside from the aforementioned oils the ingredient list continues on with macadamia oil, fruit oil and even some oils I had never heard of. When you wash your face the oil turn into what looks like milk. I think this cleanser made me break out, I don’t think I need any more oil on my combination skin.
Maybe this product would work well for someone with dry skin.
For $18.50 you can get a 6.7oz bottle.
If you have used an oil based cleanser how did it work for you? What type of skin do you have (normal, dry, combination)?

9 comments:

Brown Girl Gumbo said...

I've never used an oil-based cleanser, but as dry as I am, I should! Thanks for this post, I've heard great things about Origins!!

MakeupByRenRen said...

i get really dry skin in the winter...but now it's doing alright...i'll have to save this for when it gets cold!

justme said...

i have tried olive oil but only twice with no problems, as well as the dhc cleanser. i have oily skin so no matter how people say it works, i am always skeptical! i have a video on mac cleanse off oil and its OK

Therapeutic Musings said...

I used to do oil washes, of course it was a mixture I made up myself, and it worked for a while. I think it was around when summer hit that my skin started to rebel against me and decide it didn't like oil washes anymore. I have oily/acne prone skin, but in the spring the oil didn't irritate my face at all! I actually had some "good skin" days when I was doing the oil washes.

B said...

I've used an oil based cleanser but I sure need to. I have extremely dry skin in the Fall/Winter months.

antithesis said...

that just seems counter-intuitive to me. im sure there are benefits but the costs outweigh them because im sure the oils will clog my pores.

Cami said...

you know...
i use a mixture of hella ripe avocado + mayo on my face.

i leave it on for 10-15 minutes.
it's oily as HELL

but it causes the dirt to just... roll off my face in little balls.

i actually really love it -- and i have very oily skin.

i can see what they were going for with that product.. but i guess they just didn't quite get there.

great blog, lady.

Camille.

Product Junkie Diva said...

@Everyone thanks so much for your comments and your personal oil based skin care experience.
@cami welcome and thanks so much for your comment. I would totally try your solution if only I could stomach the scent of mayo.....yikes not for me..lol
thanks everyone.
PJD

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