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This Is Why You Should Wash Your Face With Oil Instead Of Water

Clearer skin for all skin types.

Oil cleansing is the process of using oil (instead of soap or a cleanser) to dissolve and remove dirt on the skin.

To oil cleanse, you need a soft wash cloth and oil.

For normal to dry skin, try argan or shea oil.

For oily skin, use a little bit of tea tree or peppermint oil with castor oil.

You can even use extra virgin olive oil.

Oil cleansing can work on all skin types — even acne-prone skin.

The best part: Oil counts as a facial cleanser and a makeup remover all-in-one.

And if you want to ease into oil cleansing without going full-oil, look for a product that contains some soap.

You might not need a moisturizer if you're oil cleansing.

Either way, don't be afraid to give it a try.

The original version of this post has been changed to clarify the type of carrier oil that should be used for oily skin.