If there is one thing that the I can thank the wonderful Instagram community for, it is the introduction of face oils into my routine. I will admit, I used to be so fearful of face oils - I feared the potential 'greasy' feeling on my skin, I feared that my combination skin would become clogged and breakout from the oil itself and I had always been skeptical of the effects of oils on the skin (I often thought...and please don't be offended that facial oils were for hippies). Fast forward to today, I look at face oils at a completely different light - I can freely admit that my perceptions about face oils were completely wrong and I also love incorporating facial oils into my every day routines. I can now say that I have quite a little collection going on of some of the most beautiful oils, ranging from budget friendly rosehip seed oil to the highly acclaimed but also luxuriously priced Vintner's Daughter Active Botanical Serum.
Despite my own personal 'light bulb' moment about the effects and potential benefits of using facial oils on the skin, I know there are still much confusion, myths and misconceptions about face oils in skincare. In this facial oils mega post, which is split into three parts - I hope to debunk some common misconceptions and misunderstanding about face oils, explain how they work and how they may benefit some skin types and finally discuss why some of the facial oils we buy are more expensive than others (Part 2...stay tuned!) and also a brief overview of some the benefits of some types of oils that we commonly see in skincare (Part 3...coming a bit after Part 2!).Read More