10 face oils that will change your skin
+ your life. seriously.
Truth be told, two months ago, the thought of putting oil on my face terrified me. But, in the name of science (and, yes, vanity), I decided to face my fears and test out nearly every facial oil on the market. Now, I'm hooked. I wake up with a serious glow and hardly ever need to wear foundation or concealer, which may arguably be the best thing that's ever happened to me.
If you want to get a few extra zzz's in the morning, or even if you want to just look like you have, you should add face oils into your daily routine. Click through the gallery to find the best face oil for you.
Cult Classic: RODIN Olio Lusso
Let me clarify: Olio Lusso, originally created by Linda Rodin as a personal beauty treatment, is totally worth the hype. Two drops of this 11 essential oil-blend morning and night will change your life. Trust.
Gentle Treatment: Boscia Tsubaki Beauty Oil
Filled with fatty and omega 3 acids, wakame, and rice bran oil, this oil not only helps to defend skin from free radical damage, but also repairs skin by supporting natural collagen production and replacing lost protein.
Overnight Treatment: Caudalie Polyphenol C15 Overnight Detox Oil
Just six drops of this plant-based formula before bed will help you wake up glowing and looking refreshed, no matter how many gin tonics you consume the night before.
The Refresher: Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil
This blend of seaberry, cranberry seed, camellia seed, grapeseed, and almond oils is filled with antioxidants and Vitamin E will leave your skin feeling super revitalized.
In It For The Long Haul: Kate Somerville Dilo Oil Restorative Treatment
This oil utilizes the Fiji-native Dilo Oil, packed with natural lipids that work with your skin's natural lipid layer to strengthen the skin, Lupin seed, marine extract, pumpkin seed extract, rice bran, and rosemary seed extracts.
For Rosacea or Redness: Darphin Organic Chamomile Aromatic Care
This blend of chamomile, sandalwood, sage, and lavender helps soothe and protect skin, as well as diminish any irritation or blotchiness.
Top Shelf Treatment: Sunday Riley Isis Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil
With anti-aging and regenerative ingredients like Russian, Bulgarian, and Turkish roses, Rose Geranium, Palma Rosa, and Rosehip oil, this is essentially a bottled Fountain of Youth.
Skin Primer: Marula Pure Marula Facial Oil
Before you apply foundation or any makeup, use matte-drying Marula Oil—rich in fatty and omega acids and antioxidants—to soothe and smoothe skin.
The All-Over Oil: L'Ocittane Almond Firming and Softening Supple Skin Oil
This blend of almond, peppermint, palmarosa, and immortelle oils helps nourish and tighten skin and prevent stretch marks. Bonus: It also smells amazing.