MN'S NATURAL SKIN CARE GUIDE
PART 2: PROBLEM/COMBINATION SKIN
Acne-prone skin, dry skin, oily skin, flaky skin and every other kind of skin under the sun. How do we even begin to find a product that nourishes all problem/combination skin types? Easy. You use only the best and most natural products we have to offer, dedicated to the most problematic of skin types and helping us all obtain that sleek, beautiful canvas to wear our make-up and show off those summer shades.
This week, we’ll be discussing our most favourite products in our range to help soothe and combat problem skin, whilst telling you how to use them and extra tips to help you along the way. Stick with us, our lovely readers, your favourite skin-care specialists always have you covered.
HOW TO IDENTIFY THIS SKIN TYPE:
There are a number of signs that come along with combination skin and problem skin. The signs are, but not limited to:
- Patchy areas of dry skin
- Oily skin in areas
- Acne/spot prone
- Regular breakouts
The signs are not easy to handle, and it seems the more you try, the more your skin begins to flare up so you just give up altogether. Don’t fret. We are skin specialists – we have you covered! Read our collection of the best products down below to help soothe your skin and combat all the problems you face. Enjoy!
1. Argan Glow
A blend of two miracle oils that help Acne-prone skin, Psoriasis and Eczema. Sea Buckthorn Oil and Argan Oil are blended to create the wonderful product to help rescue skin and give you the glow you’ve been searching for.
Directions: This miracle product is designed to be used as a daily moisturiser, applied morning and night to freshly cleansed skin. For best results, we recommend applying it after our Rhassoul Clay mask for an extra treat – your skin will feel cleansed, smooth and will instantly shine.
2. 100% Chemical Free Make-Up Remover
For problem/combination skin, nothing sounds better than “chemical-free”. Ahh. Music to our ears. If you suffer from acne, or make-up products make your pores feel cakey-er than a bakery, we have the perfect product to help soothe and nurse your skin back to perfection after the party’s over.
Our 100% Chemical Free Make-up remover provides the perfect chemical free cleansing experience. A unique mix of invigorating Aloe Vera Juice and Organic Jojoba Oil helps rid the skin of all the harmful products that have invaded the epidermis of your beautiful face and leaves it feeling soft and cleansed in no time. No chemicals. No perfumes. No fuss.
Directions: Using the funnel provided, mix the contents of the Jojoba Oil to the Aloe Vera juice and shake vigorously before applying to the skin with a cotton bud. This gentle mix can even remove heavy eye makeup! Shake well before every use. For best results, mist cleansed with our Organic Bulgarian Rose Water as a gentle toner.
3. African Liquid Black Soap
African Liquid Black Soap is renowned for is abilities to help cleanse skin and in most cases, lessen the appearance of acne and sooth troubled skin. It’s completely chemical free, and rich in Vitamin A, E and Iron making it quite the wonder product.
It’s a versatile product that can be used as an all-over body wash, shampoo (not recommended for chemically treated hair!), and also removes makeup! Many of our customers are beloved fans of this product, and after your first use, we are sure you will love it too…
Directions: To use as a gentle face wash/makeup remover, gently rinse face with warm water till it is moist. Work a small amount of African Liquid Black Soap into a lather and gently apply to face. Spread the product all over the face then gently wash with warm water and pat dry with a soft cotton towel. For best results, use our gentle Argan Oil as a moisturiser, or our lovely Rose Water as a light toner.
4. Pearl Powder
Pearl Powder is one of the best products on the market to help soothe troubled skin, with the gentlest touch. It minimises fine lines due to its ability to stimulate new skin cells and increase collagen levels for firmer, tighter and healthier skin. It has been known to be Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt’s beauty secret along with Empress Wu of China. The Pearl Powder encompasses 36 different trace minerals and is full of Vitamin C, restoring skin vitality with regular use and helping you achieve the magical glow you’ve been searching for.
Directions: Mix a pearl-sized spatula of Pearl Powder with a spoon of mixed egg whites and a squeeze of fresh lemon. Mix together and apply over freshly washed skin, allowing to set for 5 minutes and then rinsing with warm water. Follow with a moisturising face cream, or oil and voila. Your face will feel instantly softer, smoother and radiant.
For best results, carry out use once a week for at least 3 weeks, although results are almost always seen instantly!
5. Rhassoul Clay
Our Rhassoul Clay may just be the purest of its kind. Sourced from the Atlas Mountains, it is rich in silica, magnesium, potassium and calcium that allows it to benefit the skin in a list of different ways. Due to its contents, it can help reduce dryness, flakiness, oil on the surface of the skin, blackheads/whiteheads and even dead skin laying on the surface. It’s a wonder product for facial care, and its effects can be felt within minutes of application.
As it is a heavy-duty product, we recommend a small skin patch test 24 hours prior to applying the face mask. As everybody is different, it is always wise to test products especially if you suffer from combination/problem skin.
Directions: To use as a face mask, mix one part Rhassoul Clay powder with 4 parts water till it reaches the same consistency as the image above. Cleanse the face with warm water and begin applying the mask all over the face area. Leave to dry for 5-10 minutes and rinse with warm water. If you feel the magnetic pull before the time allocated, it means your time is up and you are free to wash it off then! Pat dry with warm water and soothe the skin with our Organic Bulgarian Rose Water as a gentle toner.
6. Rhassoul Face and Body Bar
Sadly, sometimes we find problematic skin even goes beyond our face and affects our skin all-over. Introducing our clever Rhassoul Body Bar – taking the wonderful properties of our renowned Rhassoul Clay and applying it to a bar that can be used as a facial cleanser, shampoo and body wash. No parabens and no artificial chemicals mean it can be used for the most delicate skin types, however always do a skin patch test prior to use as everybody is different!
Directions: Rinse the face with warm water, and work the Rhassoul Body Bar in your hands till it lathers. Apply lathered soap to the face, working into all areas of the face gentle and in a circular motion. Rinse the face with warm water and gently pat dry with our Kashbou Washcloth.
- Our Rhassoul Clay is a wonderful product for extracting all impurities from the mask especially excess oil that commonly leads to excessive breakouts. We recommend using our Rhassoul Clay mask once a week to help keep breakouts at bay. Alternate masks with our Pearl Powder for best results.
We hope you have enjoyed this week’s blog, and refer to this guide in future for all the advice you need to help you through any sudden spots or skin problems. Feel free to pass this guide onto those who may benefit from it as we all need a little help and advice at times!
For all things Moroccan Natural, visit our Twitter page @MoroccanNatural, Instagram @Moroccan_Natural or find us on Facebook @ Moroccan Natural.