Beauty

Why you should add an oil to your skincare routine

Composit - OlioWe’re going to share one of our (not so secret) beauty secrets: using oil as part of your skincare. Not olive oil, although that is excellent as makeup remover – try it with any liquid lipstick that is hard to remove. Nature offers a very wide range of precious oils that are extracted from plants, fruits and nuts such as camellia, avocado, argan and grape seed oil, for your beauty routine.

Let’s start by debunking a very common myth about oil. It is not true that oils are not suitable for greasy skin: stabilizing the amount of oil on the surface of your skin will actually help it minimize excess oil production over the day. Our favorite option is applying oil at night, before going to bed. This gives more time to your skin to completely absorb your chosen oil’s goodness, and cuts the risk of feeling uncomfortable over the day. Beauty oils are rich in vitamins and antioxidants, and thanks to their formula, they can reach the deeper layers of your skin more quickly and effectively than regular face creams can, which is also why you will get amazing results faster from oils, rather than creams. If you are feeling brave, you can even choose to use oil as your daily moisturiser. This may not work for everyone, but your skin will be very grateful to you if you try.

Take a look at our gallery to discover our favorite oils. We are sure that you will never give up on oil again, once you find one that suits you!

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Giulia Angolini

8 Responses to Why you should add an oil to your skincare routine

  1. How can I understand which oil is suitable for my skin?
    there is a website or something like it which can explaying clearly which is good for what?

  2. Agnes says:

    I use Khiels night repair and Argan oil from time to time since I live in Morocco!

    Agnes x

    BlvckBee.Com

  3. Elizabeth T. says:

    I’ve recently gotten the Josie Maran oil as a sample from Sephora, but I’ve yet to try it (though I’m super excited) <3 Thank you for sharing all of these other great recommendations! :) Oils really helped me through an allergic reaction last year, and I've been obsessed ever since!

    XO, Elizabeth
    http://clothestoyouuu.com/

  4. Ujjaini says:

    I can’t skip oils. They are the most important part of my beauty routine, and I have a combination skin!

    http://www.myhappynook.com

  5. Lauren says:

    I used to always shy aware from oils thinking they’d make my skin greasy but now I LOVE them, especially the Josie Maran one x

    http://www.wonkylauren.com

  6. Ev says:

    Great post!

  7. Kari says:

    I keep hearing good things about using oils but I just don’t like the way they sit on my skin rather than soaking in.
    kari
    http://www.sweetteasweetie.com

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