Face Oils

The beneficial effects of aromatherapy have been known since ancient times, and today, essential oils are a very important element of skincare and treatment worldwide. Essential oils are absorbed into the skin and penetrate the deep layers of the skin and therefore provide maximum and flawless care.

These are powerful ingredients that really require a good understanding of which work for what skin type. They are supremely nourishing but some facial oils can be drying and straight-up astringent, while others are pore-clogging or cause skin irritation, sometimes severe. Keep in mind that we all have different skin and the ability to tolerate different ingredients. These categories are just simple guidelines for you. A lot of these oils have multiple uses and fall under more than one category like the oils in the anti-aging one which can also be for dry skin, oily skin, etc.

This video is created to help you recognize ingredients in other oil blends out there or moisturizers:

Hopefully, this can give you a simple guideline to the oils we hear about and see the most in formulations. If you’re using severely drying treatments like Retin A, Peels, astringent or prescription acne treatments, the right oils can really return the proper moisture back into your skin. Many oils are also great at reducing inflammation and irritation. It is very important that when buying oils, you are getting what you pay for. Some oils like Argan are so labor-intensive, if you find a cheap bottle out there, it’s over-processed and diluted with cheap fillers.

Oily / Acne-prone Skin:

Tea Tree Oil
Grapeseed OIl
Apricot Seed Oil
Evening Primrose Oil

Sensitive Skin:

Sea Buckthorn Oil
Chia Seed Oil
Avocado Oil
Coconut Oil

Dry Skin:

Camellia / Tsubaki Oil
Safflower Oil
Olive Oil
Sunflower Oil
Sweet Almond Oil

Mature / Aging Skin:

Rosehip Oil
Jojoba Oil
Argan Oil
Marula Oil