Now I know the title of this may be a little dramatic because I do actually like Jojoba oil…a lot BUT I am also a little circumspect about any product that is posed as the new “wunderkind”. And so I am going to have a minor rant. This the contents of this article are motivated by two factors:
Both of these were actually positive representations about natural skin care and great for the industry but it sparked in me a week-long discontent that I just had to discuss…in public. My first issue is that we are all different. If there is one thing after working with hundreds of people with skin care issues that I know, it is that what works for some doesn’t always work for all.
So is Jojoba oil the answer to all of your skin care woes…maybe for some but not for all. Is Jojoba oil or any single oil going to be the only skin care product you need from now on? Well that depends on your skin type, your age, your personality, if you have any skin issues and even perhaps your budget.
Now while I love Jojoba oil – I use it as a cleanser in winter and it is one of the base oils in the night serum I use – I would not:
Obviously this post is about my personal choices not about what others should do however, I use my choices to illustrate the point above that we all have different skin care needs. Having said all of the above, Jojoba oil does have some marvelous qualities and I often recommend it for those with very sensitive skin as it provides light moisturising qualities without the likelihood of irritation: see Golden Goodness Jojoba Oil here for more.
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