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February 04, 2019
Is cleaning your face with an oil cleanser really cleaning? - CBC News

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Our very own Dr. Benjamin Barankin was recently interviewed and quoted discussing facial cleansing by the CBC.


Oil cleansing isn't just a trend anymore — in recent years, it's become an essential step in many skincare routines. Fans of oil cleansers say they can remove dirt and makeup while leaving skin clean and supple, as opposed to ashing your face with soap, stripping away natural oils, then applying moisturizers to offset lost hydration.

However, not everyone is sold on this new skincare regimen. Many beauty lovers are on the fence about trying oil cleansers, wondering how these products work, and how they could possibly benefit their already-oily end-of-day skin. Lathering oil on oil can't possibly make sense … can it?

Check out the full article on cbc.ca.

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