How do face oils benefit dry skin?

Dr. Jagatjit Singh Kohli

By Dr. Jagatjit Singh Kohli
MBBS, DHMS-Harvard, Masters in Clinical Dermatology

February 22nd, 2023

Do you know that the Ancient Egyptians used to apply face oils to maintain glowing and perfect skin?

Nowadays age-old beauty secrets are coming back with a wide range of varieties.

Facial oils are really bliss and the best choice to cure dry skin issues. It can transform your skin from dull to dazzling and also provide other potential benefits to your skin. If you are unaware of facial oil and want to know its wonderful benefits read this blog article that talks about facial oils and their benefits.

What are facial oils?

Facial oils are oil-based skin care products specially designed for dry skin. They are usually formulated with plant oils and essential oils that are non-comedogenic, which means they do not clog pores. Plant extracts and antioxidants are often included in facial oils. These rich hydrating emollient formulas can replenish the skin’s natural moisture barrier and soften the skin and can also help with various skin concerns like dryness and dullness.

Here are the wonderful benefits of using facial oils for dry skin are following:

1) Reduce wrinkles

Many dermatologists recommend that facial oil should be used by everyone for their skin.

UV light is one of the important causes of free radical damage which leads to sun spots, dark spots, and wrinkles. The antioxidant properties in face oils help to prevent aging, sunspots, and dryness. 

2) Works as a moisturizer

Several factors contribute to sucking out our skin’s natural moisture. One of them is the change in weather conditions. The winter season causes a loss of moisture that can lead to flaky and dry skin. Facial oils are ideal and can be more effective to give you soft and supple skin. These oils usually can work better than your regular moisturizer because they can penetrate into the deeper layers of your skin.

3) Calms down the rashes

Most facial oils have anti-inflammatory properties which treat skin irritation and rashes. Also, its cooling properties calm down the rashes and itchiness on your skin caused by bug bites, poison ivy, and hives.

4) Works as a perfect primer

It not only works wonders on dry skin but also offers your skin the moisture it needs and an immediate plumping effect. It also makes your skin smooth to apply makeup. That’s the reason they can be used as a primer while doing makeup. 

5) Shrinks enlarged pores

Oils actually pull out grime and fats from the pores on your skin and help them to shrink smaller and less visible.

6) Protects your skin from pollutants

The right facial oil protects your skin from air pollutants and many other elements and provides a barrier on the top of your skin’s epidermis. If you apply them properly they do not clog your pores.

7) Make your skin glow

Your skin becomes dry as a result of age, skin damage, and neglect to maintain proper skin care. As your skin produces fewer natural oils this leads to dryness and exaggerates fine lines. Because facial oils contain rich nutrients and antioxidants that prevent moisture loss while maintaining your skin healthy.

Bottom line

Using face oils can benefit not only dry skin but also normal or combination skin. Choosing the right one that suits your skin type is essential. It is always better to consult your dermatologist before getting into any of the skin care products.

How do face oils benefit dry skin?
How do face oils benefit dry skin?
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