Face oils are a skincare routine staple for us. But how to choose? It can be confusing especially when some ranges have multiple options. We find the best way is to let your skin type or skin concern guide the way to selecting the best organic facial oils and boosters for you. Use them alone at night, mix in with your moisturiser or add to a face mask – read on for our guide for how to select your natural face oil from four vegan and cruelty-free #CONTENTapproved ranges.
Best for Dry Skin | Idil Botanicals Jasmine Orchid Moisturising Facial Oil is one of our favourite organic facial oils to help achieve a healthy and hydrated glow even when skin feels chronically parched. It harnesses certified organic botanical oils and olive oil squalene so make sure to store out of direct sunlight. A dose of its night blooming Jasmine and Orchid scent lift mood. Great for starting the day right or winding down well.
Best for Oily Spot Prone Skin | Idil Botanicals Celestine Azulene Facial Oil is a multitasking organic skincare product which is particularly great for acne-prone, oily and combination skin. If you’ve wanted to see what all the fuss is about with the blue face oil fad, this is your all natural answer. No synthetic blue dyes here. The vivid blue colour comes from Blue Tansy, part of the Chamomile family, renowned in natural skincare for its calming benefits for skin. In combination with olive oil derived squalene, address inflammation and balance sebum production.
Best for Dry, Sun-damaged or Prematurely Ageing | Idil Botanicals White Magnolia Facial Oil operates as a smoothing serum and restoring moisturiser in one. Its loaded with antioxidants, essential fatty acids and Q10. These promote cell renewal for mature skin whilst hydrating and penetrating the deepest levels of the dermis. Gently scented thanks to organic magnolia.
Best for Dry and Mature Skin | Kypris Beauty Elixir I: 1,000 Roses does in fact contain the essential oil from more than 1,000 organic and biodynamic Bulgarian roses. All those flowers go to work to balance, energise, moisturise and tone dry skin. This facial oil is a great option for those looking to address hormonal skin or if you’ve been feeling the effects of pollution.
Best for Combination Skin | Kypris Beauty Elixir II: Healing Bouquet is a certified organic option packed with natural actives. Go for this if you love essential oils and have combination skin. The flower power in this vegan facial oil includes Indian Jasmine, Rose Geranium, Aged Patchouli & Sweet Lavender essential oils. A little of it goes a long way. Use 2-3 drops to promote a calmed complexion.
Best for Sensitive Skin | Kypris Beauty Elixir III: Prismatic Array is a sensitive skin staple. You won’t find any essentials oils in this handcrafted elixir made in Arizona. If you find essential oils trigger irritation, this is a great option. Instead you’ll find botanicals such as Baobab, Rosehip and Prickly Pear, which all work together to calm fussiness and irritation.
MV ORGANIC SKINCARE
Best for Sensitive, Rosacea Prone Skin | MV Skincare Rose Plus Booster is award winning for a reason. It is benefit all skin types but is especially raved about by those sensitive, hormonal and rosacea prone. This concentrated skin booster balances, strengthens and protects skin. Redness from sunburn or microdermabrasion? Its ultra gentle formula helps bring your complexion back to equilibrium. We love using this immediately after the MV Rose Hydrating Mist for maximum results.
Best for Dry, Flaky Skin | MV Skincare Daily Soother Booster is a tried and test customer favourite for dry, flaky or damaged skin. This organic facial oil is gentle enough to not aggravate dermatitis, eczema and rosacea, try this. Its formula can be used by the extra-sensitive and you’ll still get the benefits of nourishing and protecting your skin.
Best for Dull Sun Damaged Skin | MV Organic Instant Revival Booster – our dull, tired or sun damaged skin champion. Packed with energising essential oils and antioxidants including cantella, avocado & rosehip oil, the Instant Revival Skin Booster revives skin overnight. If you have sensitive skin, go for one of their other boosters. This one is more potent, but is a prized post-flight pick me up.
SKIN & TONIC LONDON
Best for Dry, Dull Skin | Skin & Tonic Brit Beauty Oil is Omega love for your face – in a bottle! If you love to support local beauty, the omega-rich oils are distilled right here in the UK. These organic facial oils blend borage, thistle, chia seed and marshmallow root oils. Sounds good enough to eat! Antioxidants from these ingredients along with omega 3 & omega 6 help reduce large pores and encourage cellular function.
Best for Combination and Spot Prone Skin | Skin & Tonic Detox Beauty Oil Hand blended in East London using jojoba, watermelon and black cumin, the Detox Beauty Oil is always in our kit when faced with breakouts. The unique blend helps reduce bacterial growth and balance sebum levels. The watermelon oil moisturises the skin without clogging pores – win win!
Best for Sensitive Skin | Skin & Tonic Naked Beauty Oil is superfood for your skin. This multi-purpose organic facial oil contains Rosehip Fruit & Seed, Apricot Kernel, Pumpkin Seed and Raspberry Seed Oils. Sensitive to fragrances? The Naked Beauty Oil is unscented and free from essential oils. The raw, organic ingredients and vitamins A, C & E and Omega 3 & 6 help hydrate and soothe dry and damaged skin too.
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