• Words by Sonia

The Perfect Marriage for Your Skin

Updated: May 4, 2020

Trust me when I say the right oil will do more for your skin than you could have ever dreamed!

If you’ve finally decided to embrace the wonder that is facial oil, well done! I know it may be nerve-wracking to change your skincare routine, but trust me when I say the right oil will do more for your skin than you could have ever dreamed. (I’m not a doctor, but yes, face oils are magic.)

That said, the operative word here is “right,” as in: finding the correct oil for your very specific, delicate, susceptible skin issue. And with so many options out there, it’s easy to start the search, get overwhelmed and throw your hands up in despair and just stick with whatever cut-rate oil someone tells you to use.

Your skin is unique...You and your skin cannot be rigidly pigeon-holed. You need the right care concepts for different days and places, different seasons and different stages of life. So I believe in treating skin conditions rather than fixed skin types.

While it may take some trial and error to find the oil that works perfectly for your skin, there is a far easier place to start than dropping a lot of money on a lot of different blends and hoping one will play nicely on your face. The key is to focus on how carrier oils interacts with your skin concerns.

Aside from being effective on their own, carrier oils also penetrate skin well which makes them ideal for carrying essential oils and other ingredients into skin where they can get to work. Once you’ve narrowed down the right carrier oil for your face, seek out some essential oils in smaller doses that w