That’s right, I put oil on my face....EVERYDAY...twice a day! I know what you're thinking? "Oil? On my face? My already very oily face? What? I can't, I need Oil-Free!" I used to think the EXACT same thing and actually you couldn't be more further from the truth.
Certain essential oils actually soak in and sooth your face, they don't lay on top and clog pores. These are a few of them: Rosehip Oil, Virgin Grapeseed Oil, Sea Buckthorn Oil, Virgin Argan Nut Oil, Marula Oil, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, and Rose Otto Oil. You may be wondering why coconut oil is not on the list. I do use it as a body moisturizer, but it makes my face break out, it has a relatively high comedogenic rating which means it is very likely to clog pores so I keep it away from my face at least on a full a full force raw level.
So how do you know what Essential Oil to buy and which is good for your face? The biggest problem on the market today is that there are many impostors. Essential oils fall under the
regulations of all other cosmetic ingredients. So there are no industry standards that test for the actual quality and purity of essential oils. The only standard is, that there has to be 10% of the actual oil in a bottle to be labeled 100% pure. That is very misleading. However it also explains why one bottle of “x” essential oil is $60 but the one next to it is $15. Just like anything else in life….you get what you pay for.
The biggest problem on the market today is that there are many impostors. Just like anything else in life--you get what you pay for.
So what else shows up in there the bottle does not contain the oil you intended to buy? To fill up that other 90% in an untested bottle you might get one or more of these…read more