There comes this time in your life when that supply elastic young facial skin that you use to have in your teen years starts changing in appearance. You start noticing wrinkles and fine lines especially around your laugh lines, eyes and sometimes on the forehead. You feel frightened and wonder if you have started joining the senior people’s team when you are just a little above 30. Don’t worry, you are still young and can still rejuvenate the suppleness of your facial skin.
Stars like Emma Stone and Gwyneth Paltrow have long depended on the powers of face oil to keep that young and radiant look. Face oils help to give you a younger-looking and healthier facial skin without the unnecessary harsh or toxic properties that come with many beauty products. There have been speculations surrounding the use of face oils and if it’s good for the skin. Face oils are to our skin what oils rich in fatty acids do to our bodies in keeping it healthy.
The wrinkles appear because as we age, we produce less oil and expose our skin to dryness and wrinkles. This is where face oil come in. Oils help act as a barrier to dehydration and to lock in as much moisture as possible. The upper layers of our skin absorb the oil directly into the top layers of the epidermis. In just as little as few weeks with an application, you will notice the difference that your friends will confirm.
Between face oil and creams, which should you choose?
Creams contain less oil and more of water and waxes. Wax builds up and may clog the pores and, therefore, may prevent the oils contained in the cream from reaching into the layers of the skin. Natural oils, on the other hand, give you all the goodness of oil without any barrier.
Face Oils for is good for mature skins by preventing oxidative and per-oxidative damage. This will result in skin that is more resilience with a reduction in the appearance of wrinkles.
It is also good for blemish-prone skins otherwise known as oily skin. Harsh soaps and scrubs can strip your skin of the natural protection. Lipids from oils dissolve lipids and, therefore, break up the congestion on the skin.
You, however, need to be careful when choosing face oils. The first thing is to look at the ingredient contained in the face oil product. Oils from citrus photosensitize the skin and can be detrimental instead of helpful to the facial skin.
What to look out for searching for good face oil is the extraction method. Go for the face oil that is expeller pressed, steam CO2-extracted or steam distilled than solvent extracted oils.
Helichrysum, Carrot Seed and krill have the best anti-aging properties. They rejuvenate the skin. Tree oils are also good but mainly provide antiseptic benefits that lift the spirit.
So in conclusion, we can say that it’s safer to go with face oils than creams if your aim is to ward off untimely wrinkles and attain a healthy, supple-looking skin.