You cannot paste images directly. I don't know where Dan's getting this idea that it won't. Display as a link instead, × I don't use it anymore. If you are allergic to 'bean' oils, you will probably have a reaction to Jojoba; however, it will not "cause" acne - it will bring to the surface any underlying accumulation of sebum in order to clear out the pores. When treating acne, it is important to avoid irritation.. My sister's is the same as mine minus the collagen (I take that more to help me with my workout regimen anyways). But then I kept reading about Jojoba oil being good for healing your acne, so once again I was tempted to try it. I've been using jojoba as a twice-daily moisturizer for almost a week now, and although I have had a minor breakout this week, I'm not going to attribute it to the jojoba right away. My favourite is Avene Tolerance Emulsion. It is changing lives. I don't wanna use it if it will cause my skin to purge. Has anyone with oily skin used it successfully? My breakout is subsiding (for the time being--like I said, it's only been a little less than a week), and I accumulate much less oil on my face than I did. I wouldn't use vitamin E oil even though people recommend it; jojoba has a lot of vitamin E in it. dont risk it!! May I ask what vitamins, herbs, and diet changes you've made? It's nice to use on lips too or mix it with a moisturizer to reduce flakiness. I love jojoba oil. I used to have acne prone skin that was very oily. Another popular moisturizer is Bioderma Sensibio Light – it is a bit heavier than the Avene formulation and it scores a bit higher on the Environmental Working Group website, but is works well with the Bioderma Micellar water. Trial and error, I suppose. I tried it and it broke me out horribly within the first few days of trying it. I mean, haven’t the greatest beauties throughout time used beauty oils as their secret weapon? I also like it for makeup removal. All you can do is give it a try and see how you like it. I remember trying to figure out if I should use it because the same off/on reviews were around these forums back then too. Cleansing: Micellar Water (Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellar Water), Moisture: Oil-free Moisturizer designed for sensitive skin (Avene Tolerance Emulsion, Bioderma Sensibio Light). Trying Jojoba is an extremely nerve wrecking experiment for me, but at least I’ll know once and for all if Jojoba works on extremely sensitive, acne-prone skin. Micellar water was used in France widely at a time when didn’t have plumbing and the water quality was low. My two cents And keep in mind that a little goes a long way! It has never made me break out. It does make my skin look greasy AT FIRST, but it absorbs in the skin after 5 min. I just started using it a couple days ago, but have now stopped because I am so scared it will cause a breakout. × On the recommendations of some posters on this board I got jojoba oil and used it on my face at night only - after using it for two weeks my skin is an oily mess and broken out. The ideal situation is to heal your body so that you are able to tolerate using oils as part of your skincare, because oils are incredibly nourishing and beautifying – and they are an essential part of an effective anti-aging routine. I had ALOT of trial & error and did alot of research before I found out what worked for me. My skin was finally healing and getting rid of all the acne thanks to the dermaDoctor products!! I'll comment on that experience in a separate review, but there is a possibility the break out was due in part to a delayed response to the jojoba oil. The jojoba oil reduces a good portion of the oil my skin produces. We accept no advertisements.   Your link has been automatically embedded. 100% Ad-free. The pharmaceutical world is a billion dollar industry.. they are against natural healing methods (most of them at least) .. get my drift ), But I can tell you my little sister is doing my regimen as well and she cleared up completely. I use it and have really oily skin. Sometimes when I use it overnight (especially after a long shower and my pores are opened up), I'll wake up and my skin will look awesome; smooth, glowing, and healthy. Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts. Her dermatologist thought she was taking the skin crap she was prescribed (which made her worse and she stopped using it). I know there are some on the market that are cheaper or don’t require online ordering, but this one is worth it for the high quality. Yes, Benzoyl Peroxide Is Safe and Effective. I had really bad peeling and flaking for the first 3 weeks on the regimen (even while mixing the jojoba oil into the moisturizer) until I did the oil after washing thing. I gave the ocm another try using jojoba oil and with in a three days i broke out with hundreds of white did leave my face soft. @Angel1982: Totally up to you, but I'd try it again for a while. Just because its molecular structure looks similar to real skin oil, doesn't mean it's treated by the skin like it. For me, jojoba oil is what kept me from quitting the Regimen. I'm a little worried about everything being brought to the surface (I can feel under my skin some yet-to-be-developed cystic pimples) but I'm willing to suffer for a short while (hopefully short) in order for my skin to look good this spring/summer! If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Hi, i just started using jojoba oil like right now lol. After cleansing gently, an oil-free moisturizer designed for sensitive skin is critical. Fitness, February 14, 2011 in products. What?!? I am unsure that it is due to the jojoba oil; I am now going to only use jojoba oil in my facewash, and also after my shower at 5pm.