Choosing the Right Face Oil for Your Skin Type

When it comes to skincare, face oil is having a moment - and we’re here for it. It's not hard to see why: when applied correctly, face oils can pack a serious punch. Offering improved hydration, brightening and wrinkle-reduction, and not to mention, they just feel really damn good. But with so many face oils on the market, it can be hard to figure out which one is right for your skin type. Whether you have dry skin, oily skin, combination or something else in between, we've got the perfect face oil for you.

Face Oil for Dry Skin

If your skin is on the drier side, look for a face oil that's rich in hydrating ingredients like jojoba oil or argan oil. These oils will help to lock in moisture and leave your skin looking and feeling plump and hydrated.

Face Oil for Oily Skin

If you have oily skin, you might be worried that adding face oil to your routine will only make your skin oilier. But that's not the case. In fact, face oils can actually help to regulate oil production and balance out your complexion. Look for a face oil that's lightweight and non-greasy, like grapeseed oil or rosehip oil.

Face Oil for Normal Skin

If you're lucky enough to have normal skin, you can pretty much use any face oil you want! But we recommend using one that contains light, hydrating oil like sweet almond oil or apricot kernel oil.

Face Oil for Combination Skin

If you have combination skin, you'll want to look for a face oil that's light and non-greasy but still packed with moisture-boosting ingredients. Again we like sweet almond oil for this skin type.

 

How to Apply Face Oil

Now that you know which face oil is right for your skin type, it's time to learn how to apply it. Here's what you need to do:

1. Start with a clean, makeup-free face.

2. Dispense one to two drops of face oil into the palm of your hand.

3. Gently massage the oil into your skin using upward circular motions.

4. Continue massaging until the oil has been fully absorbed.

5. Follow up with your regular moisturiser or night cream, if desired.


And that's it! Applying face oil is really that simple. Just make sure to use it as part of your skincare routine, and we guarantee you'll wake up looking and feeling like a million bucks.

 

The Benefits of Using Face Oil

There are plenty of reasons to start using face oil, regardless of your skin type. Here are just a few of the benefits you can expect:

1. Hydration

Face oils are an excellent way to hydrate and nourish your skin. They help to lock in moisture and keep your skin looking plump and healthy. If you're new to face oils, start by using a small amount and gradually increase the amount if needed.

2. Radiant skin

Face oils can help to brighten your complexion and give you a gorgeous, healthy glow.  Adding face oil to your skincare routine is a great way to achieve radiant, healthy-looking skin.

3. Reduced wrinkles

Face oils can help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by keeping your skin hydrated and plump. Adding face oil to your skincare routine is a great way to reduce the signs of ageing and keep your skin looking youthful and healthy.

4. Smooth skin

Oils can help to smooth out rough, dry patches of skin, leaving your overall complexion looking and feeling soft and smooth. Face oil helps to create a barrier on the skin, preventing water loss and keeping your skin hydrated.

5. Balanced complexion

Face oils can help to regulate oil production and balance out your complexion. If you have oily skin, face oil can help to control shine and reduce breakouts. If you have dry skin, face oil can help to add moisture and prevent flakiness.

 

About Darsy

Darsy is a natural skincare maker based in Melbourne. We love experimenting with new products and sharing our quality face and body oils with our growing list of fans.  We select only the best plant-based / plant-derived ingredients to create beautiful products that are both good for you and the environment. Our products are cruelty and palm oil free and one hundred per cent vegan. Shop our collection of face oils and body oils today.

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