Natural Skin Care: How to Use Face Oils in Your Daily Beauty & Skin-Care Routine by 30Seconds Beauty

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Natural Skin Care: How to Use Face Oils in Your Daily Beauty & Skin-Care Routine

While developing a skin-care routine may be daunting for some people, it is an effective way to give your skin the love and attention that it needs. Many of us don't realize that our skin is the largest organ in our bodies. With a total area of about 20 square feet, our skin "protects us from microbes and the elements, helps regulate body temperature and permits the sensations of touch, heat and cold," according to WebMD. So it is just as crucial to take care of it as you would your heart or lungs.

It may be particularly helpful to use face oils as part of your skin-care routine, but this is a beauty product that many people do not know much about. By effectively using face oils, you can help give your skin the nutrients it needs, leaving you with a glowing complexion. Here is a helpful guide on how to use and make the most of face oils.

You Can Use Face Oil No Matter What Your Skin Type

Many people mistakenly assume that if they have oily to combination skin, then they should not include facial oils in their skin-care routine. This is a skin-care myth. All skin types may benefit from the natural skin-care benefits that come from using face oils. But how you use them can largely affect the results you experience.

If you have not used face oils before, a good way to start is by applying it with your moisturizer. For a dry oil that is more lightweight and quickly absorbs into your skin, apply it before your moisturizer. For a wet oil that takes longer to absorb, you should apply after your moisturizer as an extra layer of hydration.

Boost Effects of Your Favorite Moisturizer With a Few Drops of Oil 

Another way to use face oils in your beauty regime is by adding a few drops to your favorite moisturizer to boost the effects and enhance your skin. This is a great way for you to reap the skin benefits even if you do not like the feel of the oil directly on your skin.

Some women may worry about the impact that face oils have on their skin, especially if it is already oily. But face oils are full of nutrients that skin may otherwise be lacking. While there are many different oils, tamanu oil is a really amazing oil for your skin that has a range of different skin benefits. A study found that tamanu oil exhibited high antibacterial and wound-healing properties against bacterial strains that can cause acne, as well being an anti-inflammatory. 

Add Face Oil to Your Foundation

Even if you are a bit of a novice when it comes to skin care, you can use face oils in other areas of your beauty regime. Add a few drops of face oil to your foundation to help give your application a flawless finish. Not only can it help to create a more natural and dewy look, but the face oil may keep your skin hydrated throughout the day, as foundations can sometimes dry out the skin.

Use Oil-Based Cleaners 

One of the most important tips when it comes to skin care is to always remove your makeup before going to bed. A study by CeraVe found that more than half of men and women skip washing their face before bedtime, and 52 percent use bath wash or hand soap to wash their face. Using an oil-based cleanser can reduce that dry feeling and replenish some of the essential natural oils that can get washed away when you use gel cleansers.

Don’t be afraid to give face oils a try. They may offer your skin the nutrients and hydration that are difficult to find in other products. Face oils are great products to use in your evening routine so they can work their magic overnight. By following these tips and recommendations, you may start to see the benefits of your natural skin-care routine. 

The information on is for informational and entertainment purposes only, and should not be considered medical advice. The information provided through this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease, and is not a substitute for professional care. Always consult your personal healthcare provider.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I am one of those people who don't know much about face oils, so thank you for this very helpful information. My complexion could use a boost, so I am definitely checking this out!
I have used coconut oil on my skin and I like the results. But I haven't tried tamanu oil yet. Thanks for the heads up.
Julie Rose
Love using face oils! They are so rich and nourishing.
Been wanting to try this for my extra dry skin. Thanks for the tips.
Donna John
I use vitamin C oil on my face every single day, and have been for about 5 or 6 years. It really helps with texture and those dark spots. I have them from the sun and from medication I take, and I see a real difference because of the face oil.

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