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DHC Deep Cleansing Oil Remove Blackheads Review

DHC Deep Cleansing Oil is an incredibly popular choice for cleansing oils and in this 30 day review, we take a closer look at how this skincare product clears blackheads with before and after results!

But first, what exactly does cleansing oils do?

DHC Deep Cleansing Oil Product Photo

Well simply, cleansing oils are used before washing skin with facial wash and is absolutely amazing at removing stubborn makeup and waterproof sunscreen.

However, does DHC Deep Cleansing Oil remove blackheads as well?

What skincare ingredients are used in DHC Deep Cleansing Oil?

It’s always a pleasant surprise discovering skincare products taking a minimalist approach.

DHC Deep Cleansing Oil lists only 8 skincare ingredients, with the main oils being:

  • Rosemary Leaf Oil
  • 100% Organic Olive Oil
  • Vitamin-E

Although this is a relatively simple blend of skincare ingredients, this cleansing oil is one of DHC’s best-selling product!

Let’s find how effective DHC Deep Cleansing Oil really can be.


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How to use DHC Deep Cleansing Oil

For this cleansing oil review, we use the following skincare routine for 30 days:

  • PM Double Cleansing Routine
    • Apply a generous amount of DHC Deep Cleansing Oil to unwashed face.
    • Gently rub the oil into the skin for about 30 seconds – 1 minute using a soft silicone exfoliating pad.
    • Finish by washing face with Shiseido Benefiance Extra Creamy Cleansing Foam and warm water.
    • Moisturize with Lord Jones Acid Mantle Repair CBD Moisturizer.

Different Colored Silicone Exfoliating Pads
Soft and texturize silicone exfoliating pads to help remove blackheads.

First time using cleansing oil?

It’s quite simple and there’s only a few things to keep in mind:

  1. Apply cleansing oils to dry skin!
    • Oil cleansers work by dissolving other oils! This is why oil cleansers are amazing at removing stubborn oil-based makeup and waterproof sunscreen.
    • Water and oil doesn’t mix, so if the skin is wet, the water prevents the cleansing oil from dissolving the oils on the skin.
  2. Double cleanse with facial soap.
    • Remember, cleansing oils remove stubborn oil based makeup and sunscreen.
    • It’s important to use facial soap to wash away the cleansing oil and all the impurities that the oil removed from the skin!
    • If this oil isn’t washed off, it can cause the skin to react and start breaking out!


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Blackheads after oil cleansing with DHC Deep Cleansing Oil for 2 weeks

So, does DHC Deep Cleansing Oil help remove blackheads and affect skin pore size?

Well, see for yourself but keep in mind that DHC Deep Cleansing Oil is part of the night-time skincare routine:

Closeup of Blackheads on the Right side of NoseBlackheads on nose after 2 weeks of using DHC Deep Cleansing Oil
Blackheads on nose tip after using DHC Deep Cleansing Oil for 2 weeks.

In just 2 weeks, it’s clear that DHC Deep Cleansing Oil significantly clear blackheads and improves the skin’s appearance!

Right away, we noticed:

  • Less blackheads resulting in cleaner and clearer looking skin.
  • Size of remaining blackheads is significantly smaller.
  • The pores looks like they “shrunk”.
    • Actually, the pores most likely didn’t shrink!
      Instead, it just looks much smaller because the blackheads have been cleared out.
Blackheads on Side of Nose Before Oil Cleansing with DHC Deep Cleansing OilBlackheads on side of nose before and after 2 weeks of using DHC Deep Cleansing Oil
Another common area for blackheads on the nose after using DHC Deep Cleansing Oil for 2 weeks.


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    Blackheads before and after 30 days using DHC Deep Cleansing Oil

    In just 30 days, DHC Deep Cleansing Oil completely changed the skin’s appearance by almost exfoliating all the blackheads.

    Can you see the difference?

    Closeup of Blackheads on the Right side of NoseNose Blackhead After 30 Days Using DHC Deep Cleansing Oil
    Blackhead before and after results using DHC Deep Cleansing Oil for 30 days.

    Although a few stubborn blackheads remain, when comparing the current results with the previous, it’s clear that DHC Deep Cleansing Oil is still effectively clearing blackheads.

    Surprisingly, even large blackheads are cleanly extracted without the irritation and scarring that normally occurs when squeezing with fingertips!

    Large blackhead under eye before using DHC Deep Cleansing OilLarge Blackhead under eye Removal after 30 days using DHC Deep Cleansing Oil
    DHC Deep Cleansing Oil even removes large blackheads!
    These blackheads cause the “gritty” feeling when applying cleansing oils.

    With continued oil cleansing using DHC Deep Cleansing Oil, we’re sure that the remaining blackheads would be cleared, resulting in smaller looking pores.

    These final results shows that managing blackheads without irritating and damaging skin is possible with DHC Deep Cleansing Oil and adding a cleansing oil to your skincare routine can make a noticeable difference in the appearance to facial skin!


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    DHC Deep Cleansing Oil skincare product review

    After using this cleansing oil for 30 days, we noticed some things that might help you decide if DHC Deep Cleansing Oil is a good addition to your own skincare routine:

    Can I use oil cleansing to take off sunscreen and stubborn makeup?

    Yes! If washing with soap and water left you skin feeling “not completely clean”, double cleans with cleansing oils first.

    The oils lifts certain skincare ingredients away from the skin, allowing soap and water to effectively wash away stubborn skincare products.

    Also, try using cleansing oils to clean your makeup brushes.

    How long is DHC Deep Cleansing Oil good to use for?

    DHC recommends that you use this product within 6 months after opening.

    Just like cooking oils, cleansing oils eventually go rancid as well!
    Click here to see what you can do to protect your skincare products.

    When I’m applying cleansing oils, I notice something “gritty” in the oil. Is there something wrong with my cleansing oil?

    That “grittiness” is actually the hard blackheads and impurities being exfoliated from the skin!
    (See photo below of a large blackhead removed by oil cleansing.)

    DHC Deep Cleansing Oil isn’t greasy or thick at all and washes off easily with a facial cleanser.

    Does this cleansing oil have any fragrance or any particular bad smell?

    No, this cleansing oil has a neutral, clean scent.
    If you notice a sour smell, the cleansing oil might have oxidized.

    Any final tips on how to use DHC Deep Cleansing Oil?

    Remember to spot test as oil cleansing might not be for everybody.

    Also, avoid getting the oil in your eyes because it strings!

    DHC Deep Cleansing Oil Bottle Sideways

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      • This post is not sponsored and this product was purchased using our own funds.
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      • Your results may vary as skincare products affect all skin differently.
      • This is not medical advice so please be sure to ask your dermatologist about any product safety.


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