Chances are you've been told that OIL is not friends with your skin. Oil causes acne, clogs your pores, makes your skin more oily...If you have oily and acne-prone skin, you should stay at arm's length with any kind of face oil or oily products. If you still believe this myth, you've definitely missed out on a treasure trove of skincare goodness.
While certain oils are comedogenic, ALL kinds of skin types benefit from a lightweight facial oil. Using the right facial oil is like arming your skincare with a secret weapon. This weapon is going to give your skin a bounce and sheen you never thought was possible. Whether you have dry, combination or oily skin the right facial oil is going to make you wake up looking radiant as ever. The good news is you can even use it during the day if your skin needs a little pick me up.
Here's a list of the best facial oils on the market that you can use in the AM or the PM to hydrate your skin.
A facial oil with 24k gold flakes, this stunner is organic and homemade with gold flakes, pumpkin seed oil and 6 other essential oils. The oil blend helps your skin to regenerate and repair. You'll see a reduction the appearance of fine lines, hyperpigmentation and visibly firmer skin! I love adding a drop of this oil to my makeup and moisturiser daily. It gives your skin a gorgeous glow without using highlighter!
Loved, raved and sworn miracle for many this one does exactly what the name suggests! Rest and recover. Day after day you'll wake up to skin that's better than ever. It helps with everything right from ageing to pigmentation. As is the case with any product that has essential oils, work your skin up to getting used to this one. Start by using it twice a week and gradually increase the frequency.
Kumkumadi is an ayurvedic oil that contains saffron, sandalwood and a blend of essential oils that lighten, brighten and repair your skin as you sleep. With regular use, your skin will have a luminous glow and you'll notice all your acne scars, blemishes, pigmentation and dullness fade away. This one is slightly tinted because of the turmeric so it may stain, it's best suited for use at night.
This gorgeous oil is infused with three seed oils and a seven essential oils to deliver a powerhouse concoction to your skin on the reg. It's lightweight and in 4 weeks, you'll see a substantial difference in your skin's appearance. Oh hey, it's cruelty-free too!
Bet you didn't see this one coming. Did you? This one's basically one of those all-rounder gem's loved by mommies and mommies-to-be the world over. You can use this on your body and your face too. It helps to improve the appearance of scars, uneven skin, dry and sagging skin and heals sunburn. And it also lightens the appearance of stretch marks. Sounds like a pregnancy-fave to me.
This little fellow has a blend of almost 10 skin-loving oils to restore your natural glow. Seabuckthorn, rosehip, grapeseed, olive, argan, sweet almond...basically everything your skin loves and needs. Use a lightweight moisturiser and then add a few drops of this oil over it to lock in all of that hydration. You can use it regularly if you have dry skin and once a week if you have oily skin!
Get ready to wake up to gorgeous, glowing skin!
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