Natural facial oils: Which one to choose?
The Facial oils are known for their moisturizing properties, but not everyone knows that they can also be effective on all other skin types (yes even oily skin!), just choose the facial oil best suited to your type . A good starting point is to find out what type of skin we have and which natural oils are right for us.
WHAT ARE FACIAL OILS AND HOW DO THEY WORK?
The skin care routine involves the succession of numerous steps and products and many times you have the problem of remembering the order of every single step. With facial oil it's simple as it needs to be applied at the end of all steps . Our body produces naturally oils That they retain moisture in the skin, but unfortunately sometimes they are not enough. Precisely for this reason we resort to the application of natural oils to help and compensate for the shortcomings of our body.
Although there is the belief that facial oils are only suitable for dry skin as they hydrate it, this is not exactly correct . Facial oils do not provide hydration to the skin, but rather they retain the water preventing it from evaporating, this happens as the oil acts like a natural film.
NATURAL FACIAL OIL FOR DRY SKIN
There dry skin has the characteristic of crack, stretch and to have a gray appearance and to age sooner with more marked and visible wrinkles. For them Dry skin requires a different application compared to other typologies, because, first of the application of an oil, it must be hydrated so as to slow down the evaporation process of the water .
For this type of skin natural oils are perfect as they create a protective film that seals the skin protecting the skin from external agents. Natural oils suitable for dry skin are apricot, rice, avocado and shea butter vegetable oils .
NATURAL FACIAL OIL FOR OILY SKIN
Oily skin presents clearly visible pores , in which impurities are deposited. This type of skin tends to become oily especially in the so-called T-zone or on the forehead, nose and chin, it can also present imperfections on the face due to excessive sebum production.
Despite common belief, many natural oils are perfect for combination and oily skin, as they thoroughly cleanse the skin , disinfecting it and also acting on inflammation . The oils suitable for this type of skin are maracuja oil with a mattifying effect and avocado oil to renew and regenerate the skin from the scars left by acne .
NATURAL FACIAL OIL FOR MATURE SKIN
Mature skin presents wrinkles , blemishes and sagging skin due from loss of collagen over time. This skin type requires a facial oil which allows collagen cell regeneration , tissue toning and evens out the complexion by eliminating skin blemishes . The oils most suitable for this skin type are based on rosehip, tsubaki and avocado oil.
NATURAL FACIAL OIL FOR SENSITIVE SKIN
Sensitive skin are characterized by the presence of redness, itching and irritation . This type of skin requires natural facial oils as they do not irritate the skin with chemical substances, furthermore they are perfect oils that soothe the skin . skin and protect it from external agents , such as pollution. The most suitable oils for this skin type are borage oil, moringa and evening primrose .
DOCTOR REYNALDI'S ADVICE
Now that we have understood what characteristics the most suitable natural oils for every skin type must have , here are some of Dr. Reynaldi's oils that we recommend:
- Rice moisturizing oil: perfect for the whole body and particularly suitable for sensitive and delicate skin for deep hydration and relief from redness caused by the sun. Also ideal for dry and chapped skin , it leaves the skin soft and non-greasy.
- Maracuja mattifying oil : rich in Omega-6 and Vitamin C, it has antioxidant properties while nourishing and regenerating the skin , mattifying and evening it out the complexion. Normalizes sebum production leaving the skin fresh and silky.
- Tsubaki anti-aging facial oil: dry, transparent, odorless, skin-like oil obtained from the seeds of Camellia Japonica. It is a powerful antioxidant characterized by a high percentage of oleic acid which makes it optimal in anti-aging treatment of face, neck and décolleté. Used by Japanese women to give shine to their hair without weighing it down.
- Soothing borage facial oil : powerful antioxidant rich in Omega-3 and Omega-6, it is particularly suitable for sensitive skin, easily reddened with rosacea, eczema, psoriasis. Gives relief to the skin while he nourishes and protects her.
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