This Winter

Normally, I struggle with oily skin. I would joke that if we could turn sebum into fuel, I could solve the world’s oil crisis (a massive exaggeration, I know).

This winter, I have struggled with dry skin. It has been tight and flaky, and I am unsure as to why. Granted, I am getting older (way closer to 50 than I want to be), and my skin may be changing permanently.

What has helped me massively is coconut oil. I slather it on my face to remove my makeup at night, and while I use a washcloth to wipe off excess, I do leave a very thin layer on my face.

Initially, I was very concerned about clogged pores, but as of right now, I am not having an issue. I have been using coconut oil for about a month, so I would have expected to experience problems by now.

The only thing I have experienced is softer and more moisturized skin in the morning.

If you knew what an oil slick I was this past summer (and even previous winters), you would be surprised as to how well this is working for me. I know that I am