Wondering how slathering oil over your face is going to get you a clear, radiant complexion? As it turns out, organic oils are natural reservoirs of hydrating nourishment and anti-aging benefits. They’ve been used by ancient civilizations and indigenous cultures for centuries, and anything that has lasted so long has to have something right, right?
Add to these pure natural oils wonders of ground-breaking science: regenerating and wrinkle-fighting additives like Retinol, Niacinamide, Vitamins C and E, and you have moisture-packed facial oils that are probably the best thing you can ever put on your skin. Facial oils will do a lot more than just hydrate and improve your skin. The right blend of favorable plant oils will make your complexion look so healthy, glowing and young that you wouldn’t feel the need of makeup!
Why should you use facial oils?
Pure Organic oils and their essential blends are powerhouses of anti-aging goodness and natural nutrients for health and regeneration of skin and hair. As your skin ages, it starts losing its ability to regenerate collagen and elastin, which leads to fine lines and wrinkles. Years of sun damage too, begins to make its presence visible. Facial oils are the solution for you if you feel your skin could do with a boost of nourishing renewal and extreme hydration. Facial Oils also protect your skin from the drying and irritating properties of most anti-aging creams and serums.
There are many great facial oils in the market to choose from, and here’s our list of favorites:
- JOSIE MARAN Moroccan Oil, 30 ml, $48
This beautiful golden oil is actually the best argan oil extracted from the nuts of the Argan tree that grows only in the deserts of Morocco. Argan oil is packed with Vitamins A and E, antioxidants, and fatty acids and it’s been used by Moroccan women to condition their hair and moisturize their skin, since the time of Christ.
Josie Maran’s Moroccan oil is 100% organic oil with no fillers, fragrance or preservatives. It’s a rich pool of skin-repairing nutrients - an amazing moisture-sealer, rejuvenator, and protector for your skin. Its anti-aging concentrate keeps your face elastic and firm, leaving you with soft, dewy skin every morning.
- BOBBI BROWN Extra Face Oil, 30 ml, $65
If you have dry, sensitive skin, by layering Bobbi Brown’s extra face oil before you apply your moisturizer you’ll find your skin transform into soft and radiant, in a matter of days. This facial oil is a lightweight, non-sticky blend of Neroli, Patchouli, Lavender, Jojoba and Sandalwood oils to combat dry skin, excessive oiliness, acne, dark spots and signs of aging. Added to the formula are Vitamin E and extracts of sweet almond, sesame, and olive for extra conditioning. The rich oil has a very mild earthy fragrance and gets absorbed almost immediately into the face. Rub it on your skin morning and at night, or even dab it over your foundation for extra sheen!
- BODY SHOP Oils of Life™ Intensely Revitalizing Facial Oil, 1 Oz, $39
Body shop has created this blend of youth-restoring, cold-pressed, seed extracts as part of their new anti-aging skincare collection. The revitalizing oil has extracts of three types of seeds: Black Cumin, Rosehip seed, and Camellia seed. Black Cumin seed oil from the Nile valley of Egypt is enriched with antioxidants, Rosehip seed oil from Chilean Andes is packed with omega fatty acids and Camellia seed oil from china is abundant in the nourishing oleic acid.
Added to this non-greasy and lightweight blend are seven more essential oils to nourish and moisturize deeply. The oil melts into the skin instantaneously and leaves it feeling silky, glowing and revived. Its regular use will reduce visible signs of aging like wrinkles and sagginess.
- BALANCE ME Radiance Face Oil, 30ml, £30
This fantastic face oil has eight extracts that include Rosehip, Camellia, Buriti-nut from the amazon, Chamomile and yarrow essence to calm and soothe inflamed, tired skin, heal scarring and patchiness, restore moisture and tackle skin-aging by firming, smoothening and nourishing. This luster-restoring radiance oil is the perfect nourishment cocktail for your skin to get drunk on! A couple of drops under your daily moisturizer, and skin is softer, healthier and glowing. Definitely worth the pennies!
- CLARINS Lotus Face Treatment Oil 1 Oz., $58
Formulated with 100% Pure Plant Extracts, Clarins Lotus oil purifies your skin by toning, hydrating and balancing the oil production of your skin. This exclusive concentrate consists of Geranium, Rosewood and Lotus flower extracts that tighten pores, boost firmness, and refine the skin’s overall texture and feel. The treatment oil also has Hazelnut oil that makes the skin feel like a baby’s bottom! It locks in the natural moisture of your skin to plump it and minimize damage. The non-staining treatment oil is free of preservatives or parabens- complete win, win!