Believe it or not, since teenage years battling pimples, I've been an avid face cleaner and moisturizer - so bad in fact - that my mother used to say I spent too long in the bathroom. Whatever! History aside, my newest discovery, and especially good for these cold dry months, is face oil as moisturizer and this one up top rocks. It's thick, but it sinks in and smells wonderful. Head below for more..
Top Face Oils
Fleur Vibrante Healing Floral Essence
From In Fiori, which is Julie Elliot out of San Francisco: "Loaded with vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants, Fleur Vibrante brings exuberance and life to skin of all types. The thick, luxurious texture completely absorbs into the skin without added heavy residue to heal scarring, burns, marks due to acne, sun damage, laser treatments and other aggressions."
Handmade in Brooklyn, this is Soapwalla's awesome blend of oils meant for the face: "Our Restorative Face Serum measurably reduces pore size, diminishes the effects of skin aging and fosters firmer, smoother, more youthful skin. Perfect for use with all skin types, this Serum is particularly ideal for mature and sensitive skin and all-over facial care, including the sensitive eye area."
From Mally Steves in Los Angeles, this is: "Fast-absorbing, lightweight, hydrating dry oil for all ages and skin types. Potent anti-aging and skin rejuvenating benefits. Maybe added to other products to boost benefits. Includes RHSO (Rose Hip Seed Oil), Essential Fatty Acids, Anti-Aging Actives, Skin-Brightening Promoters Antioxidants and Gatuline In-tense."
- Olio Lusso Face Oil - $170
Here's your "Olio lusso is made from a blend of 11 essential oils derived from flowers and botanicals. Creator, Linda Rodin, spent over a year making the elixir to satisfy her own beauty needs; the outcome is nothing short of wonderful! Applied morning and night, olio lusso is perfect for anyone seeking hydrated skin, and a luminous complexion."