... Jojoba oil is very close to the skin's own sebum, but actually is a smaller molecule. This causes it to effectively dissolve sebum and keep the pores open and clean. ... (7 replies)
... and its great. It is supposed to dissolve sebum! At same time it also moisturises. ... (6 replies)
... I was curious as to whether anyone here has ever tried using jojoba oil on their face. I visit MANY beauty/skincare boards(I'm strange like that!) and Jojoba oil has been a hot topic lately. It's supposed to actually HELP w/acne although I'm too chicken to try it. It's supposed to dissolve sebum and unclog pores (not exactly sure how) and it's supposed to have antioxidant... (1 replies)
... thanks waterlilly, i'll take that into consideration. =) (10 replies)
... I had no breakout but some here did. Everyone's different and you really don't know how your skin reacts until you use it. Also not all oils are bad for the skin. Some oils are acutally helpful in clearing the skin up, reducing blemishes, scars, blackheads and what not. One reason is oil dissolves oils. It can dissolve the excess sebum/dirt produced by the skin and in the... (10 replies)
... I think oils in general do that because people say the same about Camellia oil. I think that camellia oil along with the aspirin mask have nearly gotten rid of all my blackheads.
I've also seen posts from people who say they 'cleanse' with oil. And fi I remember right, they were talking about olive oil. (1 replies)
... ally looking for hazelnut oil but couldnt find it. Afterwards I did a little research on it and found that people use it on their face and that it is supposed to dissolve the sebum that causes blackheads and blocked or clogged pores because it "mimics" sebum and 'like dissolves like". So.. ... (1 replies)
... x with it................and that they got rid of the taste is cool too. well i did have it i used to have to heat whatever liquid i put it in a bit so it would dissolve cuz otherwise it would just sit all on the botttome like unstirred sugar then i would drink it like shot and follow with a chaser! ... (22 replies)
... On my skin, I didn't have to do anything. Many hours after putting it on I could just rub my finger over my skin and roll the grains of sebum off that had come out of my pores. No pressure, no picking. They were just there waiting to be whisked away. ... (1 replies)
... dead skin. There is absolutely no way that kind of gunk can dissolve itself somehow under the skin. And the gunk was very deep into the skin as well. ... (12 replies)
... maybe this has been posted before
but a plain milkmask really helps
to dissolve all the sebum and stuff
leave it on 15-20 min.
your face will feel softer and smoother
i love these cheap remedies
indian sites have lots of these kind of natural homemade recepies
tomato, yoghurt, honey etc those things are good for the skin (2 replies)
... arket it for balding scalps and hair loss, but it works because it dissolves sebum, and for many cases of hair loss it's because the folicle gets plugged up with sebum and hardens, just like acne on the face. ... (7 replies)
... But people were using it to help attack ONE of the sources of hair loss, IF the hairloss had to do with sebum build up. ... (7 replies)
... SALICYLIC ACID is an oil soluble beta hydroxy acid. It is able to dissolve oil and hardened sebum and deeply cleanses the pores. ... (19 replies)
... This is true, but the size of the pore actually
has to do with the flow of sebum (as well as the
overall viscosity - spelling? - of the oil).
Once the sebum has thinned, over time, the pore
will begin to refine.
I have also read that the tomato is good for black-
heads (due to the lycopene helping to dissolve them) (3 replies)