These Face Oils Will Give You Skin That's As Soft As Camellia Petals
If you've been wandering out in the darkness when it comes to face oils, we're here to help you come into the light. While you might protest that your skin just isn’t made for them or you’re just confused by the sheer amount of offerings, your face oil soul mate is out there. If you've been in a skincare slump, these top-rated and editor-approved face oils are the cure you've been looking for and will help elevate your complexion to the best it can be.
Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate
BUY IT: $49; sephora.com
According to our style editor, adding a few drops of this luxurious oil to your skin just before your head hits the pillow with reduce redness, hydrate dry spots, and give you a glowing complexion—all while you sleep. And it gets bonus points for its lavender and evening primrose oils that will help you fall into a deep slumber quicker than ever before.
Sunday Riley U.F.O. Ultra-Clarifying Acne Treatment Face Oil
BUY IT: $80; dermstore.com
While adding oil to oily skin may seem counterintuitive, this formula was created specifically to help those with acne-prone skin. Tea tree and black cumin seed oils help clarify skin and salicylic acid helps keep pores unclogged. If you're not sold yet, read through the 5-star reviews and you'll be convinced it's worth the splurge.
Certified Organic Rosehip Oil
BUY IT: $24; amazon.com
This budget-friendly beauty buy is Kate Middleton-approved, need we say more? If it's good enough for the Duchess of Cambridge, then we're adding it to our carts immediately. Rosehip oil is an organic oil that’s extracted from the seeds of a rose with anti-aging benefits and it also helps reduce scars and stretch marks.
Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil
BUY IT: $40, sephora.com
Our beauty editor used this formula to the very last drop, it's that good. Straight from the fruit, this marula oil remains in the purest form untouched by harsh chemicals and fragrances. This do-it-all facial oil will help you put your best skin forward after just a few uses.
Acure Organics Seriously Glowing Facial Serum
BUY IT: $15; amazon.com
For those of us that want to live that Gwyneth Paltrow glow, but don’t have the dough, this oil-serum hybrid available at Whole Foods and Amazon delivers similar results at a fraction of the price.
Fresh Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil
BUY IT: $54; sephora.com
If you have dry and dull skin, this nourishing oil is the shot of hydration your skin needs to achieve a youthful and glowing complexion. Pure oils and vitamin E come together to create one powerful formula.
The Ordinary 100% Cold-Pressed Virgin Marula Oil
BUY IT: $15; amazon.com
How this brand is able to sell highly effective skincare products at these kinds of prices is beyond us, but we won’t ask questions. Marula Oil, distilled from the fruit of African Marula Trees, is prized for anti-aging qualities, but the incomparable glow it gives you in the meantime means we’ll be adding this item to cart often.
Vintner's Daughter Active Botanical Serum
BUY IT: $185; goop.com
Like the Ryan Gosling of face oils, this one seems universally beloved and praised for its abilities. While one of our editors wasn’t impressed initially, after continued use she became a believer. Not only does it have a dreamy, flowery garden-fresh smell, it sinks in easily so you can even use it underneath your makeup for an extra layer of moisture during the winter. Yes, the price tag had us clutching our pearls as well, but with 6 drops considered one use, this bottle isn’t going to your trashcan anytime soon.
Goop by Juice Beauty Enriching Face Oil
BUY IT: $98; goop.com
While we might not always subscribe to the kale-and-brown-rice goop lifestyle, we could get used to applying this organic face oil everyday. A smidge on the thicker side, just a few drops is all you need for super soft skin that stays hydrated all day, even in the face of harsh winter winds.
True Botanicals Pure Radiance Oil
BUY IT: $110; goop.com
We’ve raved about this brand before, but we still can’t get over their Radiance Oil since it shrank our pores dramatically and helped even our skin tone. While some face oils seem like their ingredient list came from Publix, True Botanicals offers a litany of oils that actually makes this splurge-worthy product look like a value.