2 Simple Things Sabotaging Your Face and Skin

2 Main Things Sabotaging Your Face and Skin

I discovered that Facial Cleansers and Toners are preventing you from having your best skin.   It not only shocked me – but also ticked me off!

Here are the 2 main reasons why commercial skin care cleansers and toners are preventing you from having your best looking skin:

1) Harsh Ingredients Strip the Skin

Most commercial skin care products remove all of the oil from your skin, leaving it to try and repair itself by replacing by the natural oil that was stripped away. This starts a cycle of having tight and dry skin which is then followed by an oil slick.

Every time you strip too much oil away, your skin will react and over-compensate by creating more oil.

2) Fragrances

Very often, commercial skin care products are highly-scented which is one of the top skin irritants. Watch out for the so-called “unscented” products, because they too will usually contain some sort of fragrance. Check the labels carefully and see for yourself. 


Include Internal Clarifying of Your Skin

Include Internal Clarifying of Your Skin

Since the aim of this article is to help you achieve your most beautiful skin, I can’t ignore this very important factor – treating your skin from the inside.

Even if you don’t have the best diet in the world, drinking enough water can make a world of difference. This single factor is an absolute must!

It really is super essential that you hydrate and drink enough water to moisturize and cleanse your skin from the inside.

Aim to drink at least 8 glasses (8 ounces each) of water a day.
Keep a bottle of water or a traveler mug around with you all through the day, at all times. You’re more likely to keep taking a sip here and there and get enough water if you do.

Water will help to release and literally wash out the toxins from your body so they flush from your system when you go to the washroom. This will lessen the need for your skin to push the toxins out through your pores of your skin.

Stick to drinking plain old H2O as much as possible. You can add a squeeze of lemon or lime, and even float some slices of cucumber to enhance your water, but stay away from adding sugar or artificially flavored additives

Now, back to the main point of this article… 

What To Use To Save Your Skin

What To Use To Save Your Skin

Dump out the lotions and potions you’ve spent a fortune on (sorry) and replace them with a healing, soothing oil. 

Yes OIL!  Especially if you have oily and acne prone skin.

The basic concept of this skin care and cleansing method is that the oil used to massage into your skin will dissolve the oil that has hardened and plugged your pores with impurities.


I know you are probably shaking your heads “no” right now since this method may seem counter-intuitive, but basic chemistry supports that oil dissolves oil.  

Using the right oils will also help to  protect your skin – especially if you have oily or problem skin!

So again –  toss out all any special cleansers, makeup removers, overnight moisturizers, toners, night lotions… etc… because oil cleansing replaces them all.


Certain blends of oil are great for problem skin because they help break down and melt away the make-up and grime on our skin without stripping it.

After you stop stripping your skin, it will stop overreacting and will actually produce excess oil.
I also believe, because it just makes sense, that the avoidance of harsh drying chemicals will prevent premature aging. 
Based on what I have  tired, one of the very best oils you could ever use is Emu Oil.


Special Qualities of Emu Oil 


 Emu Oil was discovered and used ages ago by the early Aboriginal people of Australia. Today, it is widely used for relieving cracked skin and dry lips, and to sooth skin irritations like eczema, bug-bites/stings, psoriasis and sunburns.

It has been gaining in popularly to powerfully penetrate and nourish the skin to diminish fine lines and surface wrinkles.

According to scientific studies, Emu Oil does in fact have unique healing, moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties. Known for its natural ability to deeply soften skin and improve skin hydration and elasticity in the long-term, pure Emu Oil is quick to permeate the skin. It’s ideal to use for the treatment of arthritis, back pain, bruises, scrapes, lacerations, scars, skin rashes, burns and other skin ailments

Emu Oil has also been shown to reduce the depth and length of fine lines and wrinkles. Because it is natural, Emu oil is especially beneficial for face treatments as a non-toxic, hypo-allergenic, gentle skin treatment and it does not clog your pores.

It is also very effective in reducing the pain from burns, quickly healing all types of them including sunburn, as well as 1st & 2nd degree burns.

Emu Oil is a potent anti-inflammatory with a similar effect to ibuprofen, but without the negative side-effects frequently common with a traditional anti-inflammatory.

Emu Oil is also effective in the treatment of eczema, psoriasis and cystic acne. Treating acne with Emu Oil has proven to be very effective, when applied twice daily. It’s one of the best ways to get rid of your pimples naturally. As it promotes the healing of damaged skin, it also helps prevent scarring. 

Read my article on the Oil Cleansing method to learn the step by step process of this method and which other oils to use along with Emu Oil.

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