Oily Skin Breakouts And Plant Based Face Oils

 Oily Skin Breakouts And Plant Based Face Oils

If you have oily skin you'll often find that you're prone to breakouts such as spots, pimples, blackheads and other oily skin conditions. The more often oily skin is cleaned dry the worse it seems to get which can become increasingly frustrating. A little know-how and some help from plant based face oils could help combat these frustrations and help you take the right steps to prevent further breakouts.

Dead Skin and Sebum

In balanced healthy skin, sebum (the oily substance produced by sebaceous glands) is produced by the skin to create a skin barrier which protects and prevents moisture loss. Oily skin types tend to overproduce sebum which disrupts its normal function. The excess in sebum forms plugs over the pores and mixes with dead skin cells to form clumps that block pores. These clumps create the perfect conditions for bacteria to grow which is responsible for oily skin breakouts.


The most logical way to tackle the problem of oily skin breakouts is to prevent clumps forming by cleansing the skin. However, effective cleansing needed to remove oily skin build up causes moisture loss due to the disrupted skin barrier.

Oily Skin

Having oily skin is due to an imbalance in the skin which causes the sebaceous glands to try and compensate for moisture loss by overproducing sebum. The more moisture lost through cleansing, the more sebum the skin produces and thus creates an endless cycle of breakouts.

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Plant Based Face Oils

Plant oils are extremely valuable as they contain essential fatty acids and anti-inflammatory compounds to help regulate sebum production. Oily skin types are often deficient in linoleic acid (found in some plant oils) that repairs the skin barrier and helps balance out the skin. Therefore, Crush N Mix are proud to have created a face oil with the perfect blend of plant oils that is ideal for oily skin.

Glam & Good To Go Turmeric & Orange Peel Facial Oil Serum

Glam & Good To Go is Crush N Mix's first face oil and although suitable for all skin types, is particularly suited to oily skin. Glam & Good To Go is a blend of non-comedogenic plant oils (don’t block pores) that balance out the skin and create a skin barrier that retains moisture and protects the skin. Here are some of the ingredients beneficial in combating oily skin breakouts.

  • Turmeric - Contains useful anti-inflammatory compounds to regulate sebum.
  • Orange Peel - Contains antimicrobial compounds that inhibit the growth of bacteria responsible for breakouts. 
  • Sunflower and Rosehip Oil - Both high in linoleic acid that helps balance oily skin and repair the skin barrier.
  • Jojoba Oil - Penetrates the skin with the beneficial properties of Glam & Good To Go which aids in building an effective skin barrier.

As frustrating as oily skin breakouts are, they can be successfully combated naturally with a few simple steps and a good plant-based face oil.

To learn more about Crush N Mix's first face oil, click on the bottle below.

Facial Oil Serum Turmeric & Orange Peel Glam & Good To Go

With Love,

Crush N Mix

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