20 Best Oils for Face Care

Best Oil for Face

Our face is the most exposed part of our body. It handles all the external attacks of pollution and weather as well as becomes one of the first places where our skin health shows. As one crosses from their 20s into their 30s and then into their 40s, the signs of ageing start with the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the forehead, mouth and around eyes. If you start early with a proper skin care regime you can control the signs of premature ageing upto some extent. The advent of wrinkles and fine lines can be delayed with intelligent use of certain beneficial oils for face massage. These face Oils contain essential fatty acid which help to keep the skin hydrated, soft and smooth.

Many natural carrier oils vegetable oils and essential oils are known to possess properties which are beneficial for facial skin. So go on, learn a little about how to leverage the power in these natural oils to give your face the glow and youth that makes you looking charming as ever. We have also shared links to some of the best brands that bring these oils to you.

Here is a List of the Best Oils for Face Care

Vegetable Oils/Carrier Oils

  1. Coconut Oil
  2. Olive Oil
  3. Almond Oil
  4. Argan Oil
  5. Jojoba Oil
  6. Sunflower Oil
  7. Grapeseed Oil
  8. Avocado Oil
  9. Flaxseed Oil
  10. Safflower Oil

Essential Oils

  1. Tea Tree Oil
  2. Lavender Oil
  3. Clary Sage Oil
  4. Geranium Oil
  5. Carrot Seed Essential Oil
  6. Sandalwood Oil
  7. Rose Oil
  8. Lemon Oil
  9. Frankincense Oil
  10. Peppermint Oil

Vegetable Oils/Carrier Oils

These natural vegetable oils are one of the most widely use beauty oils which have been in use for centuries. These oils are enriched with nourishing and soothing properties on the skin. Some of them serve as a carrier for essential oils (because essential oils need to be diluted before use) and hence they’re called carrier oils as well.

1. Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is very beneficial to the skin as it is loaded with antioxidants which helps to improve the skin texture as during winter skin tends to dry out faster. Coconut Oil has antibacterial and antifungal properties, which helps in fighting many skin disorders like eczema and psoriasis.

Coconut Oil has got anti-inflammatory properties as it has a healing effect when applied on damaged skin. It thus helps in treating acne and pimple. Coconut Oil is an excellent moisturizer, keeping skin hydrated. It has anti-aging properties as well.

Price

INR 189.00

Quantity

200 ml

Brand

Tatva Organics

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2. Olive Oil

Mesmara Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Olive Oil is easily absorbed by the skin, so it acts as a good moisturizer for skin. Olive oil is a rich source of Vitamin E, which enhances the skin tone. It has regenerative properties which help to repair the damaged skin cells. It is very effective for people with dry skin.

Price

INR 260.00

Quantity

200 ml

Brand

Mesmara Extra Virgin Olive OIl

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3. Almond Oil

Khadi Natural Sweet Almond OilSweet Almond Oil is very light in texture and is easily absorbed by the skin. It is rich in Vitamin A, B2, B6, and Vitamin E which nourishes and rejuvenates the skin from within. Almond Oil is rich in antioxidants which help to keep the skin soft and smooth.

Price

INR 335.00

Quantity

100 ml

Brand

Khadi Natural Sweet Almond Oil

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4. Argan Oil

Argan oil is the best source of Vitamin E, Omega 3 fatty acid and antioxidants. Fatty acids helps to keep your skin healthy, reduces inflammation and promotes collagen production. It has anti-aging properties and helps in reducing stretch marks.

Price

INR 2762.00

Quantity

120 ml

Brand

Beauty By Earth

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5. Jojoba Oil

Jojoba Oil helps to protect, nourish and moisturize your delicate skin. Jojoba Oil is very effective in dealing with common skin problems like skin inflammations and effective for chapped lips. Jojoba oil has wax esters which act as a natural and a protective barrier for sensitive skin.

Price

INR 2192.00

Quantity

120 ml

Brand

Cliganic USDA Organic Jojoba Oil for Hair and Face

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6. Sunflower Oil

Deve Herbes Pure Sunflower Oil

 

Sunflower Oil contains high amount of linoleic acid which works wonder for sensitive skin. It has Vitamin A, D and E and Fatty Acid which help in skin nourishment. It is very effective in treating acne. It is widely used as edible oil.

Price

INR 199.00

Quantity

100 ml

Brand

Deve Herbes Pure Sunflower Oil

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7. Grapeseed Oil

Grapeseed Oil is formed from the compressed seeds of grapes. It is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Moreover grapeseed oil is rich in Omega 3 fatty acid and Vitamin E which is very beneficial for skin. Grapeseed oil is helpful in treating acne. It makes the skin more tight and elastic, thus reduces wrinkles.

Price

INR 1782.00

Quantity

120 ml

Brand

Nature Certified LLC

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8. Avocado Oil

Seyal Pure & Natural, Cold Pressed, Therapeutic Grade Organic Undiluted Avocado Oil, For Hair, Face, Skin

Avocado Oil is rich in antioxidants . It is enriched with Vitamin A which helps to protect the skin from sun damage. Vitamin E keeps the skin hydrated and Vitamin K increases its elasticity. Hence fights signs of aging and gives a smooth and radiant skin.

Price

INR 210.00

Quantity

10 ml

Brand

Seyal Pure & Natural, Cold Pressed, Therapeutic Grade Organic Undiluted Avocado Oil

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9.Flaxseed Oil

Planton Extra Virgin Flax Seed Oil

Flaxseed Oil is highly loaded with Omega 3 and 6 fatty acid. It is very beneficial for overall health and increases body immunity.

Price

INR 360.00

Quantity

500 ml

Brand

Planton Extra Virgin Flaxseed Oil

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10. Safflower Oil

Deve Herbes 100% Natural Pure Safflower Oil

Safflower Oil is very beneficial for dry skin. It is rich in linoleic acid and Omega 3 fatty acid which helps to trap the moisture in the skin and prevents it from drying out. It is very effective on dry and inflamed skin.

Price

INR 336.00

Quantity

100 ml

Brand

Deve Herbes 100 % Pure Safflower Oil

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Essential Oils

Essential oils are powerful extracts that capture the essence of their plant origin. Since they’re highly concentrated in their pure state they have to be used after being highly diluted in a carrier oil or other suitable medium.

1. Tea Tree Oil

Old Tree Tea Essential Oil for Skin, Hair and Acne Care

Tea Tree Oil has got antibacterial properties which help in effective treatment against acne. It has got antioxidative properties which help to fight many skin problems. Tea Tree Oil helps in regulating the production of sebum, thus removed excess oil. Tea Tree Oil is best suitable for oily skin

Price

INR 179.00

Quantity

15 ml

Brand

Old Tree Tea Essential Oil for Skin, Hair and Acne Care

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2. Lavender Oil

Organix Mantra Lavender Essential Oil Steam Distilled Natural, Pure And Organic

Lavender Oil has a very distinctive fragrance, hence it is mostly used in Aromatherapy. It has got antioxidants which help to reduce oxidative stress to the brain, thereby reducing signs of aging like an appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Price

INR 199.00

Quantity

15 ml

Brand

Organix Mantra

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3. Clary Sage Oil

Allin Exporters Clary Sage Oil

Clary Sage Oil has antioxidative properties which help to prevent the damage of DNA and proteins by free radicals. This oil has got a very sweet smell and mainly used in Aromatherapy. It has got an antibacterial property which helps to fight bacteria causing pimple and boils. Suitable for oily and acne prone skin.

Price

INR 412.00

Quantity

15 ml

Brand

Allin Exporters

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4. Geranium Oil

Khadi Natural Geranium Essential Oil

Geranium Oil is mild and non-toxic oil. It has a floral fragrance which helps in relaxing the mind. It has got anti-inflammatory and antibacterial property. It helps in treating acute skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, blocked pores.

Price

INR 383.00

Quantity

10 ml

Brand

Khadi Natural

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5. Carrot Seed Essential Oil

Nature's Absolutes Cold Pressed Carrot Seed Oil Infused with Jojoba Oil

Carrot Seed Essential Oil is of immense therapeutic use. It has rejuvenating effects. It helps in regeneration of skin cells. This essential oil is rich in antioxidants which help in fighting free radicals and helps in fading away of scars and prevents the sign of aging. It increases the skin elasticity and helps maintain an even skin tone. This essential oil is ideal for all skin types, especially oily skin.

Price

INR 447.00

Quantity

30 ml

Brand

Natures Absolutes

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6. Sandalwood Oil
Old Tree Sandalwood Essential Oil

Sandalwood Oil has a prominent sweet fragrance. It has got relaxing effect and its fragrance helps to calm body and mind. It also acts as the memory booster. It also acts as mild astringent, also helps in tightening and soothing the skin. Sandalwood Oil has got anti -septic and antibacterial properties due to which it is very effective in treating pimples, boils and acne. Suitable for all skin types, sensitive skin also.

Price

INR 319.00

Quantity

15 ml

Brand

Old Tree

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7. Rose Oil

Nature's Absolutes Rose Essential Oil

Rose oil has many therapeutic properties. It it known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It has got healing property. Rose oil is very beneficial for people with dry skin. High in antioxidants, it helps to improve the skin tone and texture. It also helps reduce signs of aging. It works great for people with dry skin.

Price

INR 642.00

Quantity

15 ml

Brand

Nature’s Absolutes

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8. Lemon Oil

StBotanica Pure Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon Oil is an excellent detoxifier. It has antiseptic properties due to which it is very effective in treating pimple and acne. It tightens the skin. Removes excess oil from the skin and helps to unclog the blocked pores which cause a pimple and blackhead. It helps in rejuvenating the skin. It has astringent properties as well. This essential oil is most suitable for oily skin.

Price

INR 390.45

Quantity

15 ml

Brand

StBotanica

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9. Frankincense Essential Oil

Mesmara Pure Natural and Undiluted Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense Essential Oil has got antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which makes it helpful in treating acne prone skin. It helps in regeneration of cells, helps to tighten the skin and reduces the appearance of pores. It has a soothing effect on dry and chapped skin. This oil is suitable for people with dry skin.

Price

INR 332.50

Quantity

30 ml

Brand

Mesmara

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10. Peppermint Oil

Allin Exporters Peppermint Oil

Peppermint Oil has a pleasant smell. It is mostly used in Aroma therapy. It has a cooling effect. Peppermint Oil has anti-inflammatory properties as well. Its main component is menthol which has a cooling effect at the same time it helps to brighten the dull skin.

Price

INR 242.00

Quantity (H3

15 ml

Brand

Allin Exporters

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FAQs

Can Applying Oil Help Clear My Skin?

Applying Oil or gently massaging with face oil, especially which are light eg. Coconut Oil and Almond Oil help to get clear skin.

What are the Benefits of Essential Oil?

Essential Oil has many benefits for beauty as well as health. Different essential oils are used for different benefits, but some of the most popular benefits for which they’re used are:-

  1. Essential Oil helps in relaxation of mind and body.
  2. They help to relieve stress, strain, and anxiety.
  3. Many essential oils have anti-inflammatory properties which help in reducing inflammation and skin irritation
  4. Many essential oils have a soothing effect on the skin.
  5. Some essential oils help to reduce pain when applied topically on the affected area.
  6. Essential oils help to boost the immune system.

Topical application of essential oil requires them to be diluted with a carrier oil. Check here for the general dilution guidelines for essential oils or refer to specific recipes from reputed sources.

How to Use Oil on Face?

Before applying any oil on your face it is very important to know your skin type. Choose an oil that is suitable for your skin type and always try to apply it at night as the skin cells get more time to repair any damage. Gently massage the oil on your face and neck in a circular motion for about 10-15 minutes and leave it overnight, so that in the morning you wake up with a brighter, clearer and healthier skin. Wash your face in the morning. Refer to specific recipes from reputed sources for more ways to use oils on face.

Which Oil is Best for Acne?

Vegetable/Carrier Oil- Jojoba Oil can be best for treating acne as the molecular composition is close to that of sebum. Hence it gets easily absorbed by the skin and its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties help in treating acne.

Essential Oil- Lavender Oil is best for acne prone skin. It has cooling and soothing effect hence can be used on popped cysts and pimples. Its cooling effect helps to relieve itchiness and irritation of skin and heals wound by cleaning and repairing the affected area.

How To Choose The Right Essential Oil?

  • Check the label of the brand of essential oil for a better understanding of their sourcing and quality standards.
  • Always go for organic products.
  • Always check where your product/brand is 100% pure and natural.
  • Do your research on the reputation of the brand and what other customers feel about it
  • Here is a list for you to pick from – the best brands for essential oils for skin.

Important Tips When Using Oil for Skin?

  • Always do a patch test to check for allergies before applying essential oil or any other ingredient on the skin.
  • Don’t use essential oil internally, its only for topical use and that too after a high dilution (1-2% for regular topical use as per an expert-recommended recipe).
  • Always dilute essential oil with appropriate carrier oil before applying on skin.
  • While using Citrus oils (orange oil, lemon oil, bergamot oil etc.) avoid going out in sun.
  • Keep essential oils out of reach of children and pets
  • Essential oils are to be avoided by pregnant and nursing women and by those suffering from acute medical issues.
  • Avoid contact of essential oil with eyes or broken skin, wash immediately.

How should I Store Essential oils?

Always store the essential oil in a dark glass jar, that too in a cool and dry place.

Which is the Best Oil for Face Moisturizing?

It depends on your skin type. In general, sweet almond oil is considered best oil for face moisturizing as it is mild and is easily absorbed by the skin.

Do Oils Work Differently on Different Skin Types?

Different Oil are suitable for different skin type

  1. Dry Skin: Argan Oil is best for people with dry skin and effectively treats wrinkles and fine lines.
  2. Oily Skin: Jojoba Oil and Tea tree essential oil is best suitable for oily skin.
  3. Sensitive Skin: Avocado oil is best for sensitive skin.
  4. Combination Skin: Geranium oil is considered as a versatile oil as reduces the production of oil, soothes the skin and beneficial for all skin types.

Take a deep-dive into the world of essential oils with this list of essential oils and their benefits.

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Akhila Menon
Akhila has started her career as a Data Analyst. From her school days, she was passionate about writing short stories, essay writing and about current events. She has kickstarted her career in a new direction and got into content writing and started to write articles for a general readership. She has written a few short stories for kid’s weekly publication. As she has a flair for writing and an ardent lover of nature and natural products, she started writing articles for living.anveya.com, One of the most important aspects about writing for personal care, home care and wellness, is that I can reach a larger mass of people, contribute and create awareness among people about the benefits of holistic living. Apart from writing, Akhila loves to travel, explore new places, read books, love experimenting with new recipes, enjoy spending quality time with my family and friends.

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