The Oil Cleansing Method

Cleanse BalmThe oil cleansing method is fast becoming a popular way to clean your face however as many people still use soap and water and other traditional cleansing methods, we would like to explain the advantages of using this method and why it works so well on all skin types.

What is the Oil Cleansing Method?
This is when you use oil or balm like Ermana Cleanse Balm and hot cloth to clean your face.
Simply place hot cloth on face for approx. 20 seconds.
Massage oil to your skin and allow it to sit on skin for 30 seconds.
Remove the oil and dirt with the hot cloth to reveal clean and radiant complexion.

How does it work?
The Oil cleansing method works on the premise that “like dissolves like”. So when the cleansing oil is massaged into your skin, it dissolves the dirty oil on your face and removes impurities without clogging the pores. Then the hot cloth washes the impurities away leaving your skin clean, hydrated and nourished.

Can I use Oil cleansing on oily skin?
Yes. Many traditional cleansers use ingredients which can strip the skin of natural oils which leaves the skin unbalanced. The skin then works to rebalance itself and starts to reproduce more oil (sebum). If too much oil is produced then this can cause skin problems. Using oil to cleanse the skin helps to keep the skins natural pH balance and stops the over production of oil. Using botanical oils such as those used in Ermana Cleanse Balm can also help remove excess sebum so therefore will balance already oily skin.

What are the advantages of using Ermana Cleanse Balm and the Oil Cleansing method?
– It’ s natural way to clean your face as there are no preservatives or artificial additives
– There are no artificial fragrances which could irritate the skin
– It works for all skin types as it hydrates dry skin and balances oily skin.
– It won’t strip the skin of its natural oils
– The botanical ingredients are packed with antioxidants and anti-aging ingredients which can also improve the texture and appearance of the skin
– The oils and butters condition the skin while cleansing therefore you may not need to moisturise your skin afterwards.
– It leaves your skin clean with a wonderful radiant glow

Ermana Cleanse Balm contains both oils and butters which hydrate and nourish the skin providing essential nutrition for the skin. It contains botanical ingredients packed with antioxidants and anti-aging ingredients which can also improve the texture and appearance of the skin.

Cocoa Butter is a great source of vitamin E. It is wonderfully hydrating while it softens and protects the skin. It’s an anti-oxidant and excellent anti-wrinkle treatment.

Shea Butter contains vitamin A and E. It’s a superb moisturiser with healing properties

Coconut Oil is the ultimate skin super food with many properties and benefits to the skin. It hydrates, softens, protects and soothes the skin while acting as an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant. It’s a rich source of vitamin D and contains essential fatty acids which help to repair the skin.

Sweet Almond Oil is packed with vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E which are all great for the health of the skin. It moisturises, conditions and nourishes the skin while promoting a healthy, youthful complexion.

Beeswax is an excellent skin tonic which forms a protective layer on the skin preventing environmental damage. It reduces dryness by holding moisture in the skin. It also works as a great anti-bacterial agent by keeping the skin hydrated and healthy.

Grapefruit oil refreshes and tones the skin

Galbanum oil rejuvenates aging skin and has been hailed as the oil which can give you an “organic facelift”.

Ermana Cleanse balm is available in 2 sizes; 15ml @ £8 and 60ml @ £24

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