Oil: The Secret Cure To Acne

For  so long we have been told to stay away from oil and anything oil derived because of the misunderstood role of oil and it’s supposed propensity to cause breakouts. Let’s take a deeper look at the “OIL MYTH”. Many think that surface oil leads to clogged pores, when in fact, dehydration is the culprit. When dehydration occurs our skin's natural oil production cannot efficiently secrete and lubricate the skins surface. Instead, the natural oils build up and become thick and hardened and get lodged in our pores, creating a deposit of dried out sebum, like black heads and blackheads sibling the infamous, zit, pimple or whitehead.

Try using an organic plant derived oil, like olive oil, or an oil based product like Medicine Mama’s Ultra Beauty Balm to balance and restore the skins moisture and prevent congested pores.  The right kind of oils are incredibly protective and moisturizing and an essential necessity for healthy skin.  Also, dehydrated skin cells can give way to tiny microscopic cracks in the skin tissue, leaving our facial skin vulnerable to bacterial penetration. Bacteria equals acne, skin infections, dermatitis, facial dandruff to name a few of the many skin issues related to imbalances in dermal oil production and dehydrated skin.

However, Medicine Mama’s Apothecary’s unique pure potent blend of olive oil, propolis and honey found in Ultra Beauty Balm is incredibly beneficial here, because of its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that work effectively and naturally to eradicate surface bacteria and prevent new bacteria from occurring.

EVERY DAY PROBLEM SKIN SOLUTION, keep your skin clean, exfoliated and highly moisturized with natural products like Medicine Mama’s Zinc Facial Soap, Honey Facial Scrub and Ultra Beauty Balm, this will create a tight impermeable healthy barrier function that is rich in nourishing fatty acids thus strengthening your skins natural immunity to ward of bacteria causing Acne and other unhappy skin problems. The added side effect of glowing rejuvenated skin is a definite plus! Enjoy!!

Written by Jaclyn Steinmann, Licensed Ethetician
Posted by Jaclyn Steinmann on 12 June, 2015 acne, pimples | 0 comments
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