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Benefits of Face Oils and Serums

By Soleluna Cosmetics, Jan 9 2017 02:06AM

Benefits of Face Oils and Serums

More and more brands are coming out with “face oils and serums” but what are these new products? Facial oils/serums are a great skincare/beauty staple for anyone whose skin could use a boost of nourishment and can make a remarkable difference for all skin types including dry, flaky, mature, acne prone, and oily skin types. When used daily, facial oil/serums will make your skin feel smoother, softer, and add a natural glow!

What are Face Serums?

Facial oils can include fragrant plant oils (essential oils) and non-fragrant, fatty plant oils (jojoba, avocado, grapeseed, rosehip, etc.)

How do I use Face Oils/Serums?

There are many ways to use a facial oil/serum including under your moisturizer, on its own, as a makeup primer, or blended into your foundation! Facial oils are helpful for keeping skin's vital hydration locked in and they have incredible, instantaneous skin-smoothing properties. It is important to remember that facial oils/serums are not a “one type fits all” and that you should choose a product based on your skincare needs and/or personal needs. Facial oils/serums do not replace other essential skincare products such as a cleanser, toner or moisturizer.

The ingredients that make up a facial oil/serum including the essential oils and non-fragrant plant oils are a rich source of antioxidants and replenishing emollients. The blend of essential oils chosen your for facial oil/serum can also have aromatherapy benefits such as relaxation, anti-stress, energizing effects, etc.

What Face Oils are the best?

Soleluna Cosmetics will be hosting a Facial Oil/Serum workshop on January 21st [Tickets here]. At this workshop you will learn about the uses and benefits of seven common essential oils, the best carrier oils for different skin types and how to create a customized blend that suites your skin needs.

Speaking in more general terms, certain oils work better for you than others. It is important to experiment and see which oils you prefer.

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