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Beauty Pulse Survey: Face Oil Confusion

Photo: The Guardian

True or False:

  1. Face oils work for all skin types, including oily skin.
  2. Through adding potent vitamins and antioxidants, face oils nourish the skin. 
  3. The best face oils are natural formulas made from pure oils and other plant-based ingredients.

If you answered “yes” to all these questions, good for you! You’re a skincare whiz. But not everyone is totally on board with face oils. In fact, 60 percent of respondents to our Beauty Pulse Survey are still on the fence about face oils. We know, the thought of adding oil to your skin may seem like a recipe for breakouts and shiny foreheads. But face oils are actually incredibly beneficial. Want to learn more? Read our cheat sheet, which has tips on finding the right oil for your skin type. Or check out this recent post by Marie Veronique Organics CEO Hillary Peterson, which breaks down the differences between face oils and traditional moisturizers. If you’re still not sold, watch how makeup artist Nam Vo uses a combo of essentials oils and foundation to get gorgeously dewy skin. 

Still have questions? Leave them in the comments below!


One of our current faves is rms beauty™ Beauty Oil. This lightweight oil brightens skin with a clarifying blend of licorice root, rosehip seed oil, vitamin A, and turmeric.

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