This is the second part to my Skincare Chat about Moisturizers and it’s all about Facial Oils. 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. Continue to keep in mind that we all have different skin and the ability to tolerate different ingredients. The categories are 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.
Since my skin can only tolerate certain oils that many others cannot, rather than featuring the oils I use, I would rather explain what is out there for all skin types. This video is purely to help you recognise ingredients in other oil blends out there or moisturisers.
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. I can’t stress enough 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.
These fabulous oils are in a lot of the products I’ve reviewed and mentioned in previous videos so stay tuned, I will do another video with my favourite oil products.
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Skincare Routine Evening F/W –
Best Lip Oils –
Oily / Acne-prone Skin :
Tea Tree Oil *This is an essential oil but wanted to add it here as it is so legit!
Maracuja Oil – mentioned Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer
Apricot Seed Oil
Evening Primrose Oil – Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate
Sensitive Skin :
Sea Buckthorn Oil – mentioned Fresh Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil
Chia Seed Oil
Dry Skin :
Camellia / Tsubaki Oil – mentioned Shiseido, Bosnia
* Personal favourites – Blossom Jeju Camellia Soombi Moisturizer, Blossom Jeju Camellia Soombi Oil, Tatcha Pure One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil, Tatcha Gold Camellia Beauty Oil.
– Mentioned : Shiseido Tsubaki Hair products, Boscia Tsubaki Oils.
Sweet Almond Oil
Mature / Aging Skin :
Rosehip Oil – Can also be for oily/combo skin as it’s high in linoleic acids
Jojoba Oil – Great for all skin types! A great balancing oil.
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