Chloe Grace Moretz’s secret to perfect skin is strange, but really affordable

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    Words- Lourdes Uribe

    We’ve certainly heard about celebrities’ weird beauty secrets in the past. A salmon a day keeps the wrinkles away, right, Posh? It seems like there is just no end to what new and crazy treatments are popping up in the celeb beauty world.

    Sure, staples like coconut oil and Vaseline are definitely here to stay, among both people like us and the rich and famous. And you’ve probably heard that oil cleansing has taken the beauty world by storm, replacing traditional foam and cream cleansers and being touted as the best option, even for oily skin.

    Well, actress Chloe Grace Moretz not only vouches for oil cleansing, she goes for the most ordinary and accessible kind of oil to help solve her problem skin. She tells Allure: ‘I wash my face with olive oil. I swear my skin is so much clearer because of it.’

    Having fought a long battle with cystic acne that ended with her being on controversial skin-treatment Accutane, going with some simple olive oil seems to have done the trick for her skin! And as someone who has been having their makeup professionally done since she was a small child, she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to getting her face nice and clean.

    Olive oil is a great option for oil cleansing because not only is it super affordable, it’s also gentle, hydrating without causing your skin to overproduce oils, and (if you buy right) organic.

    There are loads of different kinds of oils that can be used for oil cleansing, and not every kind will work with your unique skin. It definitely requires a troubleshooting method, and you might even find that you enjoy blending oils yourselves.

    Clearly, olive oil is working wonders on Chloe’s skin, and we’re glad to hear it. But don’t be afraid to try rose hip seed oil, sweet almond oil, or jojoba oil, just to name a few.

    From the editors of Hello Giggles

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