Well, more like oil rinsing. It's been around for quite some time for medicinal purposes — many swear by the ancient practice of gargling oil to to detoxify the body and ward off harmful bacteria. But, this is the first time we've heard about the beauty benefits of this slightly unorthodox ritual, and we gotta say: It makes sense.
The literal "pulling" of the oil catches germs and toxins in your mouth before they reach your body, meaning the health and appearance of your skin may improve as a result. By getting rid of those pesky toxins and bacteria, you're also relieving your body of an additional source of stress — and we don't know about you, but stress is high on the list of culprits when it comes to our breakouts. Looks like our mouthwash has some competition. (Huffington Post)
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