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Finding The Right Face Oil For Your Skin

The latest trend to take the beauty world by storm? Facial oils! It seems like we’re seeing these beautifying elixirs pop up just about everywhere.

Updated June 09, 2020 by Erika Damboise

Finding The Right Face Oil For Your Skin

The latest trend to take the beauty world by storm? Facial oils! It seems like we’re seeing these beautifying elixirs pop up just about everywhere. Whether you have dry, combination, or oily skin—there’s a facial oil for every skin type. Even better? These nutrient rich face oils address dozens of common skincare concerns—from skin tone and acne, to dryness and anti-aging. If your interested in trying a face oil but aren’t sure where to start—you’re in the right place! Incorporating a beneficial facial oil into your beauty routine is easier than you think.

Oil On-the-Go

A busy schedule can have an impact on your skincare regimen. With little-to-no time to spare, we love using beauty products that keep up with us. Rodin Olio Lusso Luxury Face Oil Stick can be easily stored in your bag without the risk of spilling, making it perfectly portable. Inspired by Rodin’s original liquid Jasmine & Neroli Luxury Face Oil, this cruelty-free stick has 11 essential oils plus natural butters that work to keep skin looking smooth and glowing. Simply glide the stick over cleansed skin morning, evening, or anytime you need a touch of moisture.

Rodin Luxury Face Oil Sticks

For Oily, Acne Prone Skin

If the word “oil” makes you a little nervous—you’re not alone. For those of us with combination, oily, or blemish prone skin, we’ve been conditioned to stick to “oil-free” products that leave skin thirsty and dry. The key to beautiful skin? Balance. Caudalie Vine[Activ] Overnight Detox Oil is an innovative, skin-renewing dry oil that detoxifies and regenerates skin cells while you sleep. Simply apply six drops to clean skin each evening (either alone or before moisturizer) and wake up to a smooth, glowing complexion.

Caudalie VineActive Overnight Detox Oil


Looking to recharge your skin’s radiance? Power up with Sunday Riley C.E.O. Glow Face Oil. This invigorating oil supercharges skin with a dose of advanced vitamin C and golden turmeric for a healthy, vibrant looking complexion. To get going (ie. get glowing) massage a few drops of oil into clean skin each morning before moisturizers and makeup. This face oil can be also be added to your nightly routine (again, before serums or moisturizers) so skin regenerates as you sleep.

Sunday Riley C.E.O. Glow Face Oil

The Perfect Primer

A beautiful, stay-all-day makeup look starts with the right base. To create smooth, supple skin that’s primed and prepped for foundation Kjaer Weis The Beautiful Oil is truly all you need. This nourishing oil absorbs deeply to improve skin tone and texture for a flawless finish. And we can’t get enough of the super-subtle cinnamon and rosehip oil scent. It even works as a daily moisturizer, just be sure to wait a few minutes for it to absorb before applying foundation—and you’re set!

Kjaer Weis The Beautiful Oil

Anti-Aging Oil

What if red wine could actually make you look younger? Well, it’s true! ARCONA Wine Oil is formulated with red wine polyphenols and grape seed to repair and improve skin’s elasticity. A potent dose of antioxidants work to hydrate and restore healthy skin while fighting damage from free radicals. This lightweight oil can be used morning or night—we recommend adding a few drops to your favorite moisturizer for a one-two nourishing + age-fighting punch. We’ll raise a glass to that!


Craving even more face oil options? Explore our entire collection of beautifying facial oils and hydrating moisturizers.

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