The Dirty Truth Blog — essential oil

Eucalyptus to Soothe Your Soul

Posted by Brigid McHugh

When I was in high school, I was offered an amazing opportunity to be an exchange student in Australia. It was probably one of the most amazing things I’ve ever done in my life and has had an impact on me in so many ways. Before traveling to Australia, I was somewhat familiar with eucalyptus, but in the sense of “Hey Koalas eat that!”

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Oily & Acne-Prone Skin, Causes & Care

Posted by Brigid McHugh

While sometimes it is just pure genetics, there are a few different factors that can contribute to oily skin on the face and body. Some of the most common contributors to oily skin include things such as climate/environment, diet, hormones, age, stress, and product usage. 

Oily skin is often associated with large pores. These two go together because large pores allow for extra sebum production, leading to oily skin. Unfortunately, having large pores makes you more susceptible to acne and blackheads. This is due to the fact that large pores become clogged very easily by things like dirt, makeup, and yes, oil.

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I Mustache You About Your Beard

Posted by Brigid McHugh

Over the last few years, there has been an ever growing surge of men growing out their facial hair. This requires time, patience, a skilled hand (when wielding clippers or scissors), and some extra grooming. As the fad continues, many men are realizing that the use of a bit of product in that facial accessory really does help. Enter the world of Conditioning Beard Oil! Here's a quick summary:

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