The Oily/Acne Prone Skincare Facial System is rich in vitamins and minerals including Vitamins A, E, magnesium and potassium which are derived from the cucumber. Cucumber contains 90% water which helps to hydrate and moisturize the skin without making it oily. This prevents the sebaceous glands from becoming over-active. The natural astringent properties of cucumber tightens the skin pores and helps to remove sebum, dirt and dead skin cells from the skin surface. Vitamin C present in cucumber helps to maintain the oil balance and prevent excessive oiliness or dryness. It brings back the skin’s pH to its normal range which controls the sebum production.
Castile Soap is a gentle cleanser and is toxin-free. It is mild enough to use on your face and strong enough to potentially prevent acne and kill harmful bacteria. It is naturally hydrating, will not clog pores and regular use of castile soap can help oily, acne prone skin without drying it out.
Cucumber Seed Oil contains a significant percentage of oleic acid and linoleic acid that will treat acne prone skin. It will reduce large pores and has a cooling and calming effect to improve and balance skin tone. It will nourish and stimulate the skin cells to encourage regeneration of healthy skin cells.
Vegetable Glycerin treats oily skin conditions and acne and will not clog pores. It acts as an emollient, making skin moist, soft and supple. It is a humectant that hydrates skin, helps to shed dead skin cells and gives the skin a smooth, youthful glow.
Tea Tree Essential Oil is the number one choice for treating acne because of its antii-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It can help to calm redness, swelling and inflammation. It may help to prevent and reduce acne scars, leaving you with smooth, clear skin.
Grape Seed Oil contains vitamin E, beta-carotene, and linoleic acid, and mimics the sebum that our glands naturally produce. It can help healthy cells to regenerate, even skin tone, heal blemishes and help fight off acne-causing bacteria. Regular use of grape seed oil will prevent the skin from over producing oil and prevent acne breakouts.
Lemon Essential Oil is great for treating acne as it can kill the acne causing bacteria that may get trapped in pores cause breakouts. It can also clarify the skin with antioxidants and vitamin C, gently exfoliating dead skin cells. It can also speed up the healing from breakouts and acne scars.
Witch Hazel has the potential to ease irritation and inflammation and has antioxidant effects. It can also help with under eye bags and is a safe astringent.
Cucumber Water can help soothe the skin, reduce puffiness and redness, and fight breakouts without drying out or stinging the skin.
Step 1: Cleanse - Apply Foaming Facial Cleanser to damp face and massage until entire face has been covered. Rinse well. Towel dry.
Step 2: Tone - Apply Toner to cotton pad and smooth onto face until entire face has been covered or spray a fine mist onto face and allow to air dry.
Step 3: Moisturize - **Do not skip this step as this serum is designed to control excess oil production. Squirt a dime size amount of Serum into palm of hand and with one finger dab Serum all over face. Take both hands and smooth Serum all over face, paying particular attention around the corners of the mouth and around the eyes as this serum will remove dark circles, wrinkles and puffiness. Leave on over night.
Oily/Acne Prone Skin: A good daily skin care routine is important for those who are prone to acne. You can create happy, healthy skin and control breakouts with this gentle, all natural skin care system designed to keep the skin free of excess oil, dirt, sweat and makeup while leaving you with happy, healthy skin that controls the breakouts and fades the acne scars.
Cleanser Ingredients: Castile Soap, Cucumber Seed Oil, Vegetable Glycerin, Lemon Essential Oil, Tea Tree Essential Oil, Vitamin E.
Toner Ingredients: Organic Witch Hazel, Cucumber Water, Tea Tree Essential Oil, Cucumber Seed Oil.
Serum Ingredients: Grape Seed Oil, Cucumber Seed Oil, Tea Tree Essential Oil, Lemon Essential Oil.
Remember, that it is extremely important to exfoliate your skin weekly. Follow up this skin care system with any one of our sugar scrubs.