My Little French Journey
Writer, Author, and Parisian Wannabe
Shh, I have a secret. Don’t tell anyone! It’s in the jar, right over there. It’s my secret weapon to keeping my skin youthful. Is it a recipe of 10 ingredients for a super-serum that cost $50? No. It’s one ingredient. Are you ready?
Grape Seed Oil
Yes, that’s it. That is the only thing I use on my skin. I use it to wash my face and also to moisturize.
Here are a few facts about this amazing oil.
There are studies being done in Europe about its healing ability on the skin. So far the tests are very positive about wound-healing.
I only buy my grape seed oil from Italy, and I make sure it’s organic. Why? Pesticides—I don’t want to put any on my skin. That’s why.
Here’s how I use it.
To wash my face: Using the bottle and glass dropper you see in the picture above, I put a bit in the palm of my hand and then rub my hands together. I rub it all over my neck and face. Then I wet a washcloth with warm water and gently wipe it off.
To moisturize: At night I put a bit in the palm of my hand and then rub my hands together. I rub it all over my neck and face. Then I go to sleep.
Here’s what you’ll need:
I’ve been making my own cosmetics for many years. For me this is the very best thing I’ve ever used to put on my skin. I hope you give it a try.
I’m Linda Hawley and I'm a writer, novelist, and Parisian wannabee. Four of my science-fiction books are published. In this blog I write about everything French, natural beauty, travel tips, and more. I love to read your comments, so post some! Please share anything you find here by clicking the share button at the top of this blog.