Troubleshooting the Oil Cleansing Method (OCM) Part 2 – FAQs

It’s time to answer some more burning questions about the Oil Cleansing Method for you. This is Part 2 of the highly requested mini series.

Troubleshooting The Oil Cleansing Method (OCM) Part 1 – FAQ’s

Since posting my How To Get Rid of Acne Series and the post about the Oil Cleansing Method, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from you, guys. Some of them have been asked repeatedly, so I figured that I should probably write a blogpost answering those questions for you. I hope this will save you time and will prevent you from making mistakes, so that your journey to clear skin can be short and sweet!

10 Steps: How To Stop Acne from Taking Over Your Life

Having acne sucks, I know. Even though it’s not a life-threatening or serious disease, its impact on our emotional health is immense. God knows why it’s so powerful at making us feel so inadequate, isolated and insecure – perhaps because it’s so visible? Or perhaps because our appearance is so closely linked to the way we perceive ourselves? Acne will try and take over your life if you allow it to.

Remember, being unhappy and stressed will only make acne worse, so don’t let it win! There are ways to make yourself feel better, and you can start right now. Keep reading if you want to learn how to stop acne from taking over your life, in 10 simple steps!

Why an Epidemic of Over-Exfoliation Might Be Damaging Your Skin

Don’t get me wrong – gentle exfoliation is a great way to get rid of excess dead skin cells and get that radiant glow. But at the same time it can cause irritation and inflammation, as well as make your skin more susceptible to sun burns. The line between healthy exfoliation and over-exfoliation is pretty thin and blurry.

Gosh, some dermatologists don’t even consider Clarisonic to be an exfoliating device – just a cleansing device. If that’s not exfoliation, then what is? Dermabrasion? Madness!

It turned out that over-exfoliation was one of the main reasons why I had acne. So I tried to google over-exfoliation as a cause of acne. And guess what? I found nothing. Or at least nothing substantial.

So with this article, I’d like to shed a bit more light on this subject.

Oil Cleansing Method (OCM) – Bye-Bye Acne, Hello Radiant Skin!

Why is it that we as a society are made to believe that in order to have healthy skin we need to use strong detergents? Our skin is such a delicate tissue and yet we start applying all kinds of chemicals on it from a very young age. When did we start believing that any kind of oil is bad? Our natural sebum is there to protect our fragile skin from the environment – there is no need to turn it into an enemy.

Let me be your guide into the relaxing and spa-like world of the Oil Cleansing Method.

8 Reasons Why You Should Exercise If You Want Acne Free and Radiant Skin

Exercising makes you feel and look great – you feel more confident, your steps are springier, your eyes shine, you feel sexier, you do better at work. But that’s not all! Exercising also improves your skin. A lot! I’ve always known it to be true because I experienced it myself, but I didn’t know the theory behind it.

Well, I did a little research for you. If you are looking for ways to achieve acne free and radiant skin, here’s my list of reasons why you should become a fan of exercising (if you aren’t one already).

My 100% Natural Morning and Evening Skincare Routine – How To Get Rid of Acne

Developing this 100% natural skincare routine took me a lot of years of trial and error. I’ve always instinctively known that natural is the way to go but I couldn’t find a way to make it work for my skin. I remember at one point I used to say that my skin is allergic to everything natural. Yeah, I know, that’s silly… I even used to say that I’m allergic to sweat – hmmm, but that’s a topic for another blog post of this month. For now let’s stick with my skincare routine.

Salad Your Way to Acne Free Skin! – Benefits, Nutritional Facts and My Favourite Recipe

What would you say if I told you that salad could help you achieve acne free skin? I attribute a huge chunk of my success in clearing acne to eating a lot of salads. I love the way it makes me feel – satiated but light, clean, happy, energized…And there are so many different variations of ingredients and dressings – even the pickiest eater can find something they like.

10 Tips for Clear Skin – How To Get Rid of Acne

The online world is full of gurus giving you tips on how to get rid of acne. But so often it’s all about selling you products or recommending that you use chemicals on your skin. 100% natural tips are a rare find. Often, going au naturel is a harder and more time consuming path but it’s so rewarding.

When healthy skin comes together with a healthy body, better understanding of yourself and a happier wallet, what could beat that?

October Blog Focus: Bye-Bye Acne Hello Radiant Skin

Wow, time flies! It’s already October. Luckily, where I live, the weather is still great. October is also the month of my birthday. Yay!

Without further ado, let me share the news. I have decided to introduce a blog focus for every month from now on. I hope this will enhance my readers’ experience and will bring more value to my blog.