14 Fast-Acting Facial Oils That Will Transform Your Skin
By Danielle Fontana , Associate Editor |
Common concerns usually surface when facial oils are brought into the mix. Will they make my skin oily? Will they clog pores? Will I actually notice a difference? No, no and absolutely. Here, 14 facial oils that not only transform skin for the better (think: deep moisture, evened-out texture and clarifying benefits), but deliver a glowy radiance not even makeup can dim.
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One of three facial oils that first put facial oils on the map, this lush, lavender-infused oil quickly absorbs into the skin and unwinds a stressed-out mind with its blend of essential oils.
Specifically formulated for normal or combination skin, this light botanical oil naturally regulates sebum production and refines pores without ever making you look shiny.
One of the richest sources of natural vitamin C, kakadu plum takes center stage in this featherlight oil from Aussie brand Red Earth that just launched stateside. The oil rejuvenates skin by boosting cell turnover with help from vitamin A, a natural alternative to retinol.
The rollerball on this streamlined oil makes application around the eyes quick and easy; the antioxidant and fatty-acid rich formula makes it worthwhile.
Kat Rudu Jewel Oil ($88)
The nourishing benefits of tamanu, avocado, grapeseed, chamomile and apricot oils combine with the age-reversing power of vitamin A in this nevergreasy formula that soothes irritation, fades lines and brightens and evens tone. Safe for use on your face, eyes and lips, this do-it-all formula delivers results you’ll see almost instantly.
The pump on this p.m. formula makes application easier than most, and the cocktail of oils sinks right into skin to deliver mega moisture (its main ingredient is shea butter oil) and powerful conditioning before your head hits the pillow.
A trio of seaweed and the brand's proprietary Pro-Collagen combine in this luxe, line-lessening oil that plumps skin and evens out tone.
A blend of organic jojoba, lavender, clary sage, juniper berry and tea tree oils combine in this lightweight, nongreasy facial oil to deliver antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial defense to skin prone to acne or irritation.