Good Life: Oil's well with your skin

It turns out that one of the most effective, gentle and cost-effective ingredients we can use for natural skincare is oil, writes Susan Morrell.

13th April, 2013
Kind to skin: olive oil can be used to gently clean the skin.

When I started banishing all oils from the products I used on my face as a teenager, I was actually doing myself a disservice. Having suffered that cruel teenage experience of troubled skin, I tried one store-bought product after another. Each claimed to be oil-free and designed for sensitive skin, and yet it took time, patience and hormone shifts to finally see me through those traumatic years.

What I've learned since is that the vast...

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