When Ought to You Apply Facial Oil?

When Should You Apply Facial Oil

You guys could know by now that I LOVE OILS.


A moisturized face means a dewy, plump face & I’m all about it. I’ve been recognized to go to mattress wanting like moist rat, lined in oils head to toe.

NOW WAIT…don’t let the phrases FACE OIL scare you off. Oils completely get a foul rep. Individuals assume that when you use oil on our face you’ll immediately get one million pimples with a shiny brow. This isn’t the case.

Really, oily pores and skin overproduces oil as a result of it’s dry. That’s the place zits & pimples are available. Replenishing your pores and skin with pure, wholesome oils is balancing & makes your pores and skin HEALTHIER & so glowy.

Since we love an oil, BIPPITY BOPPITY BOO, right here’s a submit on how you can use them & all the advantages.


Over time I’ve been capable of actually decide the brains of TONS of board licensed dermatologists & specialists within the skincare world. Suppose: Kate Somerville, Dr. Dennis Gross ( 6000 instances – LOL ), Dr. Kay Durairaj, Tiffany Masterson, Dr. Harold Lancer & so many extra. Sidenote: they’re all featured in GET THE FUCK OUT OF THE SUN sharing all their insider suggestions.

So all these specialists I’ve talked to say that oil ought to all the time be utilized final. What you wish to do is layer your merchandise from thinnest to thickest in your face. Should you use oil first, all of your serums & potions gained’t correctly soak up into the pores and skin. Is sensible, proper? BUT, when you’re utilizing oil in your face through the day, you wish to apply SPF over it. So oil, then sunscreen (you must know I’m loving Elta MD these days).

Additionally whereas we’re speaking about ‘layering,’ I’m an enormous fan of patting merchandise onto my face as an alternative of rubbing. This actually helps with the ‘layering’ side. Simply one of many suggestions I bought from GET THE FUCK OUT OF THE SUN.

We’re going to get into all of the methods you need to use oils, however you must know that I can’t even take into consideration making use of make-up with out placing oil on my face first. It makes your make-up lay so nicely & your pores and skin so glowy.

You could have seen on Instagram Stories that I wish to put oil on a beautyBlender (be certain that it’s damp), then I take advantage of IT Cosmetics CC cream over high. Actually, I’ve a beautyBlender particularly for skincare merchandise & one other one for make-up, and one other one for SPF.

Let’s get into extra methods you need to use oils in your pores and skin. Drumroll plz.

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♡ To Take away Make-up/Double Cleanse:

Love a double cleanse. Should you aren’t acquainted with a double cleanse, it’s while you use an oil or a balm ( Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm is a ride-or-die which is why it’s within the TSC x Elemis kit ) & therapeutic massage it into your face. Then, take a child washcloth ( extra on that right here ) & gently wipe all of your make-up & impurities away. THEN, use your regular cleanser to rinse away any leftover residue & proceed along with your skincare routine.

Should you haven’t tried a double cleanse it’s a must to. Prepare to look at your make-up LITERALLY soften away.

♡ To Moisturize:

Making use of oil provides your pores and skin a hydration enhance. I like to think about it as replenishment on your pores and skin’s pure oils.

♡ For Facial Therapeutic massage:

There may be nothing extra fountain of  youth vibes than doing facial therapeutic massage with a great oil. There are such a lot of methods to facial therapeutic massage: gua sha, vibrating device, your fingers, PINK BALLS & even utilizing The Skinny Confidential ice roller provides your face a therapeutic massage whereas serving to with lymphatic drainage.

♡ When You Get a Facial:

Most facialists begin & end a facial with an oil. In the event that they don’t, simply request it.

♡ After Ice Rolling:

At all times wait to use your merchandise & face oil AFTER you ice roll.

♡ Rub It on Your Cuticles:

That is so nice to moisturize dry cuticles. Once I get a Russian manicure, it feels so good to rub oil in your cuticles that evening.

We additionally requested @mimievarts all of the methods she makes use of oil, as a result of like us, she LOVES an oil. Her fave methods to make use of them are to:

+ combine them in with basis

+ combine with toner on a cotton pad

+ take off leftover eye make-up

HOT TIP: when you’re in your technique to get a sprig tan, ensure you aren’t sporting any oil or product in your face or physique. Extra spray suggestions are right here.


♡ Growing older & Irritation:


A high-quality, cooling facial oil filled with antioxidants that penetrates shortly to assist hydrate, agency & cut back the looks of effective traces & wrinkles, leaving pores and skin comfortable & supple.

It’s wealthy in Vitamin C as a result of it comprises pomegranate seed oil, raspberry seed oil, & blueberry seed oil. Plus, it’s vegan, cruelty free, gluten free & has no artificial perfume.

ICE QUEEN FACE OIL & THE HOT MESS ICE ROLLER had been created to combat irritation. If you’re coping with irritation – ICE ICE ICE. It’s my #1 magnificence tip for combating irritation, bringing down redness, calming reactive pores and skin & making you look contoured & PLUMP.

Tips on how to use: after cleaning your face, apply 3 to five drops of oil in your fingers. Rub your fingers collectively and press the oil into your pores and skin. Within the morning, use your ice roller to assist your pores and skin soak up it into your face.

♡ Dry:

Drunk Elephant Marula Luxury Facial Oil

This oil has omegas 6 & 9 (what up wholesome fatty acids) & is so good when you have dry flaky pores and skin. It’s additionally nice when you have uneven texture & are combating indicators of ageing.

Tips on how to use: apply a number of drops into your fingers & pat onto your face or anyplace that’s dry.

Sidenote: if you would like extra from Tiffany Masterson, the founding father of Drunk Elephant, be sure you hearken to her podcast episode & verify her out in GET THE FUCK OUT OF THE SUN.

♡ Oily/Pimples-prone:

Dr. Dennis Gross Hyaluronic Marine Hydration Booster

This can be a good oil for everybody however particularly when you have oily pores and skin. The opinions for this one say that it’s tremendous lightweight & absorbs actually shortly, which is good in case you are already feeling oily.

As I mentioned above, oily pores and skin is normally oily as a result of your pores and skin is just too dry & overproducing oil.

Tips on how to use: apply to your complete face after cleaning, or use on focusing on zones. You can even combine a number of drops into your basis.

♡ Delicate:

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Oat & Hemp Seed Dry Oil

This oil is superb for delicate pores and skin that’s susceptible to redness & dryness. However you must know that each pores and skin sort can use it too. It’s infused with hashish sativa seed oil & colloidal oatmeal that helps to hydrate & calm reactive, delicate pores and skin.

Our editor, Hilary LOVES these items & first heard about it from Jackie Schimmel of The Bitch Bible. She says it actually brings down redness & irritation in a single day.

Tips on how to use: after cleaning, apply a number of drops into your palms & press it onto your face. You can even add this to your moisturizer &/or apply it to your physique, hair or nails. So versatile.

There you may have it. A ton of various methods to make use of facial oil & some our staff’s favourite oils so that you can strive.

Should you’re into pores and skin be sure you seize GET THE FUCK OUT OF THE SUNYou’ll be taught so many suggestions from the world’s finest skincare gurus. Suppose: all you might want to learn about Botox & fillers, magnificence superfoods & essentially the most liked merchandise of from skincare insiders.

I might like to know your ideas on oils? Inform me every little thing.

x, lauryn

+ take a look at how you can manage skincare in your rest room.

++ scope the colostrum moisturizer it’s a must to strive.