Oils in skin care have become very famous. Still, many avoid it becuse of belief that they cannot use it if they have oily skin prone to acne. That is not true. Even in that skin condition oils could be of great use. Here is a short guide on which oils to use for different skin types.
Oily skin is usually prone to acne. Some studies showed that the reason could be the reduced level of linoleic fatty acid in phospolipid skin layer. Oils that contain linoleic acid are lighter in texture so they do not clogg the pores.
- Tea tree oil – it has antibacterial properties
- Passion fruit oil
- Grapefruit seed oil – it has antiinfammatory and antimicrobic properties
- Apricot seed oil – it is light in texture and nourishes oily skin
- Primrose – it has antiinflammatory properties
It is usually red, easily irritated
- Chia seed oil
- Avocado oil – it is a heavy oil which nourishes irritated, itchy skin
- Coconut oil – lauric acid has antimicrobic properties. If your skin is prone to acne avodi it.
Dry skin oils
Očituje se dehidriranošću, ljuskavošću i gruba je na dodir. Ulja u ovoj skupini bogata su oleinskom masnom kiselinom što ih čini jako bogatima i hranjivima. It looks dehydrated and flaky. Oils for dry skin care are rich in oleic fatty acid which makes them very nourishing.
- Camelia oil – it is famous especially on the east where women used to use it for removing makeup. It is rich in antioxidants.
- Olive oil – rich in antioxidants and polyphenoles. Still, it is highly comedogenic so avoid it if you have acne problems.
- Sunflower oil – rich in vitamin E, regains moisture
- Almond oil – helps with sun damage and moisturises
Mature skin has lines, wrinkels and it loses its tonus.
- Rose oil – it is rich in vitamin C, it helps with pigmentation
- Jojoba oil – it is the most like natural skin sebum
- Aran oil – regenerates