The skin naturally produces oil. Some people produce too much oil (causing breakouts), and some don’t produce enough oil (causing dry and tight skin). Regardless of your skin type, botanical oils can help you. Yes, even if your skin produces too much oil. If you want to start experimenting with botanical oils, keep reading to learn more about seven amazing botanical oils for skin that may help you:
Want soft skin for the rest of your life? You may want to consider including avocado oil in your daily routine. The oil contains sterolins which are known for anti-aging benefits. Unrefined avocado oil also boosts collagen production in the skin. What more could you ask for?
How to Use It: If you want to incorporate avocado oil into your skincare routine, just add one or two drops to your moisturizer. After regular use, you will notice a difference in the softness of your skin. This oil is best for those who have dry, tight skin year round.
Pomegranate Seed Oil
If you tend to break out often, but you have dry skin, you may want to give pomegranate seed oil a try. Due to the consistency, pomegranate seed oil absorbs quickly into the skin, preventing clogged pores. This oil is also known as a collagen producer, and since it’s rich in antioxidants, it protects the skin from free radicals and can promote skin regeneration.
How to Use It: Put a two to three drops in your hand and add it to your face directly before your moisturizer. Don’t forget your neck and chest!
Raspberry Seed Oil
Raspberry seed oil is rich in vitamin E, so it’s great for those with old acne scars. It can also be used to fade scars on other parts of the body (like knees!). Raspberry seed oil is also known to be a natural UV protectant, so this oil is best used in the morning before your usual sunscreen for added protection.
How to Use It: Use raspberry seed oil after your serum and before your moisturizer. If it’s during the day, use it right before applying your sunscreen. If you are using it for scars, use it before your night cream.
Grapeseed Oil for anti-aging benefits
Are you tired of oils that clog your pores? Just grab grapeseed oil! It is incredibly lightweight, so it vanishes just after applying it. So no sticky or tacky feeling. It also contains linoleic acid which can actually aid in declogging your pores. It’s also an excellent moisturize that can help make wrinkles less noticeable.
How to Use It: Just add a few drops to your moisturizer before going to bed.
Organic Coconut Oil
The benefits of coconut oil are immense and this trendy oil needs to be in your home asap. It’s great for hair and the body. Due to its anti-bacterial benefit, it can be great natural deodorant. But my favorite way to use coconut oil is to use it as a natural makeup remover.
How to Use It: Coconut oil can clog pores, so it’s best to not leave this oil on the face. Massage your face with it to remove your stubborn eye makeup and then follow your usual skincare routine.
As you can see, there are a ton of oils you can use to cure many skin frustrations you may have. Have you ever used an oil on your face? Let us know in the comments below!