Facial oils is a nourishing skincare product that can do wonders for your skin. Used correctly, they work as wonderful anti-ageing products for wrinkle free skin. Here are some popular facial oils.
Jojoba oil: Ideal for oil skin, they are similar in texture to sebum, the natural oil produced by the skin and hence balances oil production in the skin. Its anti-oxidant properties help to reduce the skin issues such as acne.
Rosehip oil: Ideal to nourish and hydrate the skin, Rosehip oil lock the moisture in your skin and tackle the issue of dry skin. They also have antioxidant properties that protect the skin from free radical damage and thus give it a youthful look.
Marula oil: Ideal for dry skin, they reduce redness and hydrating dry and irritated skin.
Coconut Oil: It has anti-bacterial properties and quickly penetrates into the skin. You can use the oil sparingly along with a lightweight moisturizer.
Squalane: Acne can occur due to overactive oil glands. Facial oil such as Squalane, diminishes oil production, kill acne-causing bacteria and help slough off dead skin cells.
There are other skin rejuvenating oils such as Argan, Rose, Sunflower, Sweet Almond and Raspberry. Here are a few quick tips on how to incorporate it into your beauty routine:
- Start by washing and gently exfoliating the skin.
- Add a few drops of facial oil to your moisturizer or apply the oil and layer it with a lightweight moisturizer.
- Massage it using a sweeping upward motion.
- Also, you can use it under your SPF in the morning or blend 2-3 drops with your foundation while applying makeup.