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An Oil Cleanse to Keep Your Skin Timeless-Looking

Oil Cleanse | Essential Oil for FaceWrinkles are not the only sign of aging that visibly add years to our face; sagging skin, age spots, and dull skin tone also reveal the passage of time. And when we rush through our routines, skipping the steps necessary for caring for our skin, we can end up with unhealthy-looking skin.

Maintaining a cleaning regimen that removes makeup and dirt from skin can help keep the look of healthy skin long past youth. This year, renew your efforts to care for your skin’s natural beauty and keep it looking timeless with this simple cleanse!

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Essential oils can be great for gently cleansing the skin, whatever your skin type!

Cleanse Recipe

1. Start with a good cleansing base oil and pour ¼ cup into a clean glass bowl. We suggest:

Cleansing Base Oils

All Skin Types

  • Olive oil
  • Sunflower oil
  • Tamanu oil


For Oily Skin

  • Jojoba oil
  • Sweet Almond oil
  • Grapeseed oil


For Dry or Maturing Skin

  • Avocado oil
  • Apricot Kernel oil
  • Argan oil


2. Add 1–3 drops of one or more of the essential oils listed below:

Essential Oils

All Skin Types

  • Lavender oil
  • Geranium oil
  • Frankincense oil
  • Clary Sage oil
  • Sacred Sandalwood oil

For Oily Skin

  • Bergamot oil
  • Helichrysum oil


For Dry or Maturing Skin

  • Olive oil
  • Sunflower oil
  • Tamanu oil



  1. Open pores by rinsing your face with warm water.
  2. With upward rotations, massage oil mixture all over face for 1–2 minutes.
  3. Leave mixture on face for 1 minute.
  4. Saturate a clean washcloth with warm water.
  5. Place towel on face and leave for 15–30 seconds.
  6. Slowly and gently wipe off oil.
  7. Repeat steps 5–7 until your face feels clean.


Young Living ART Skin Care SystemYour skin will love an oil cleanse anywhere from twice a day to once a week, depending on how your skin responds.

If your skin still needs a little extra care—maybe a toner, moisturizer, or serum—we recommend any of the products from our ART® line. This skin care line is a great way to maintain your natural beauty.

This post first appeared on the Young Living blog

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