If you’ve always shied away from facial oils, worried they’ll make your skin too greasy or break out in spots, think again. With their anti-ageing, hydrating and re-balancing powers they have plenty of complexion-boosting positives, plus they have to be massaged in, making skin look even more plumped up and radiant.
Not sure which one to take the plunge with? We’ve scoured the shelves for the best, read on to see which is right for you.
Mattifying Refining Face Oil, £45 | Aromatherapy Associates
A daily conditioning oil to help balance your skin’s ph levels, its combo of lavender, ylang ylang and soothing jojoba will leave skin feeling comfortable and conditioned.
Rose Otto Face Oil, £32 | Balance Me Treatments
Warm two drops of this Balance Me oil between clean palms and massage it into your face, neck and décolletage to help strengthen skin, boost cell renewal and enhance circulation.
50ml Face Oil, £55 | Dr Jacksons
An all-round beauty wonder, this face oil from Dr Jackson’s (a niche cosmeceutical company with a scientific approach to skincare) contains 100% natural ingredients including baobab, marula oil, calendula and arnica.
Forever Young Rejuvenating Face Oil, £95 | Soveral
Full of topical vitamins and antioxidants to fight the effects of ageing, this Harper’s Bazaar-approved oil will bring dull looking skin back to life.
Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil, £98 | ISIS
Sunday Riley's 'Isis' oil treatment is on just about every beauty editor’s favourites list. It’s packed full of Phytonutrients from Russian, Bulgarian and Turkish roses to help make skin look soft, supple and more youthful, plus it smells like heaven.
Luxury Face Oil, £105 | Rodin
This heady elixir comes with a celebrity-studded fan base, including Liv Tyler, Gwyneth Paltrow, as well as the squad of Victoria Secret Angels, who use it on their bodies as well as faces just before showtime to calm, nourish and add radiance.