This story was updated in February 2019.
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.
Oils can nourish more than your here! 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, which makes this baby the best facial oil for glowing skin. 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!
Price: Rs 1,280. Buy it here
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.
Price: Rs 2,100. Buy it here
Hunting for best face oil for dry skin? Look no further! 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.
Price: Rs 2395. Buy it here
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!
Price: Rs 2,795. Buy it here
Bet you didn't see this one coming. Did you? This one's basically one of those all-rounder gems 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, which makes it best facial oil for glowing skin. And it also lightens the appearance of stretch marks. Sounds like a pregnancy-fav to me.
Price: Rs 395. Buy it here
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!
Price: Rs 775. Buy it here
Don’t we all just love the wholesomely luscious smell of cocoa butter? This facial treatment oil is an ideal beauty product since it targets all the right skin issues like aging, lines, and wrinkles. Not only this, but it also moisturizes dry patches which makes it the best facial oil for dry skin. This non-greasy facial oil easily spreads on your face and is probably the only thing lacking in your nightly skin care routine!
Price: Rs 525. Buy it here
This 6 in 1 facial oil is a glorious blend of the absolute best essential oils like sunflower seed, moringa, jojoba seed, sweet almond, hemp seed, and grape seed! All of this goodness makes this soil the perfect comfort blanket that your skin could ever need! Not only does it hydrate and soothe your skin, but it also takes away all the tell-tale signs of aging. A total win-win, if you ask us!
Price: Rs 999. Buy it here
This little baby comes enriched with the goodness of rare ayurvedic herbs like red sandalwood, kasturi manjal, harshringar, and yashtimadhu, thus making it the best face oil for glowing skin! All the organic goodness in this oil promotes your skin to develop a healthy complexion by naturally lightening pigmentation and dark spots. As it this wasn’t enough, this oil also boosts the production of collagen, thus leaving your skin clear, smooth, and firm.
Price: Rs 2,750. Buy it here
Just like, your skin also requires necessary nourishment to stay healthy and young looking, and this facial oil by Nykaa does exactly the same! The rosehip extracts present in this super oil regenerates dead skin cells and visibly reduce the signs of aging. Massage it on your face every night before sleeping and turn back your age clock!
Price: Rs 350. Buy it here
Now that you have our list of absolute best, get ready to wake up to gorgeous, glowing skin!