Natural facial oils are a skincare routine staple for us. But how to choose? It can be confusing, especially when you’re not sure which product is best for your skin type or skin concern – which is why we’ve created a guide to help you navigate the best natural facial oil or booster for you. Use them alone at night, mix in with your moisturiser or add to a face mask. Read on for our guide on how to select your natural facial oil from four vegan and cruelty-free #ContentApproved ranges.
The Multi-Tasking Natural Facial Oils
Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum is one of our favourite multi-taskers, packed with 22 of the world’s most nutrient-rich botanicals it also contains the proprietary Phyto Radiance Infusion™, which uses whole plants and, over the course of three weeks, gently infuses their powerful nutrients into the formula. It is easy to see why this is a multi-awarding winning ‘Best Face Oil’. It’s your concentrated targeted serum and facial oil in one.
Rms Beauty Oil is a highly concentrated all-rounder. It contains big hitters like Tamanu Oil (great for decreasing the appearance of pigmentation and scars – including marks left behind from acne) & Buriti Oil, one of the highest sources of beta-carotene (the precursor of vitamin A). Filled with antioxidants, fatty acids, this oil is ideal for tackling the signs of time, sun damage and scarring. It also contains a couple of our favourite spices and herbs – turmeric and ashwagandha. This one is free from essential oils.
Costa Brazil Anti-Aging Face Oil is so lightweight it glides on the skin like a sheer serum. The two hero oils, Kaya Oil (rich in Vitamin E & Linoleic, Oleic And Palmitic Acids) and Cacay Oil which has been proven to reduce wrinkle volume by up to 45% after 4 weeks of use. (Derma Consult 2017) are the stars. Great for a boost of radiance, hydration and firmness. The scent makes this natural facial oil one you want to massage in at night, made from Breu Branco, a natural resin, that has a calming effect on the body and mind.
Also Try: Bybi Supercharge Serum
The Retinoic Natural Facial Oils
Bybi Bakuchiol Booster this booster oil is made for your nighttime routine with its game-changing formula that helps stimulate collagen production, improving skin texture and softness. Apply directly to the skin or add it to one of Bybi’s Day or Night Creams.
Pai Rosehip Bioregenerate Oil is loaded with omegas that help regenerate skin without any irritation, derived from CO2 extraction – a process that captures all the good properties in Rosehip Seed and Fruit, this natural facial oil helps refine the appearance of fine lines, damaged skin and restores balance to unpredictable skin.
Tata Harper Retinoic Nutrient Face Oil is an easily-absorbed oil(combined with herbal extracts) for tackling dull & lacklustre skin – packed with essential vitamins, amino acids, minerals & antioxidants, this natural facial oil helps reduce the appearance of dry, chapped or irritated skin with its blend of Rosehip Seed Oil, Olive Oil and Jojoba Oil that deeply hydrates and calms.
Also Try: Evolve Miracle Facial Oil
The Natural Facial Oils For Spot-Prone Skin
Odacite BL+C Pimples Serum Concentrate deeply absorbs into pores working to reduce blemishes and inflammation. Bottled as a one-month treatment, this serum contains the purifying properties of Black Cumin Oil helping to reduce breakout-causing bacteria.
Pai Carbon Star Detoxifying Overnight Face Oil is a wonder oil for spot-prone & stressed skin. Black Cumin Seed oil purifies skin, Vegetable Charcoal absorbs excess sebum and its organic oil complex helps reduce inflammation and spot scarring. Use nightly for less oily and clearer skin. Looks black goes on clear!
Also Try: Odacite Oily and Acne Prone Serum
The Natural Facial Oils For Sensitive Skin
MV Skintherapy Daily Skin Soother Booster tackles inflamed skin with organic raw ingredients like Camellia and Infused Carrot Seed Oil. This calming & nourishing formula is so gentle, it’s suitable for skin conditions like eczema and dermatitis – ideal for extra-sensitive skin. It’s been on our shelves since 2008 and people keep coming back for more.
Odacite CA+C Sensitive Skin Serum Concentrate is formulated to help even the most sensitive of skins, using Chamomile to calm & relax the skin. Restores skin strength, this anti-inflammatory natural facial oil contains skin-healing properties helping to reduce redness and irritated skin. Bottled in a one-month treatment use it neat or add to your day cream.
Lina Hanson Global Calm Serum is an ultra-calming formula that effectively soothes sensitive, red or irritated skin. Rich in Vitamin E, fatty acids and blended with nourishing organic oils like Kalahari Melon, Passionfruit and Cucumber that strengthen & protect skin. Also great for inflamed acne-prone complexions.
Also Try: Rms Beauty Kakadu Evening Beauty Elixir
The Natural Facial Oils For Dry Skin
Kjaer Weis The Beautiful Oil uses natural & organic ingredients, including Wild Rose Oil, Jojoba Seed Oil, and Chinese Yam that are rich in hydrating properties and ageing protectors. To be used in the morning & evening. Can also be used as a primer under make-up, before you apply the Kjaer Weis Foundation, for hydrated, dewy skin that glows.
Adaptology Dry Spell Oil Serum is packed with antioxidants and botanical ingredients to help replenish dry, flaky and redness-prone skin. Featuring CBD Oil to soothe, Arctic Sea Buckthorn to help irritation, and high altitude Rosehip Oil to promote cellular renewal. Works well for all skin types, but especially dry and dehydrated.
Antipodes Divine Avocado and Rosehip Face Oil is a saviour for super-stressed out or sun-damaged skin. Antioxidant and nutrient-rich, this organic daily treatment boasts superior collagen-boosting properties, and reduces the appearance of fine lines, age spots and scars.
Also Try: Ere Perez Blue Cypress Face Nectar
The Natural Facial Oils By Season
Special mention goes to the de Mamiel Seasonal Oils which are hand-blended each season to help mind, skin and body transition into the new season. Each natural facial oil blend has ingredients to support your skin as the weather changes, whether it be additional UV-damage protection or increased richness for the colder weather. Each new oil arrives in March, June, September and December.
Header image: Adaptology & Pai Skincare.