What is facial oil and why do you need it?
If you have not heard of a face mask, this may be exactly what your skin needs to look and feel healthier!
Facial masks are used to restore dry, dehydrated and scaly skin.
Depending on the blend of oils, they can soothe redness, resist microbial growth of the skin and provide the addition of antioxidants and vitamins to increase the vitality of the skin.
The best of them, as a rule, are a combination of carrier oils that do not have significant aroma and tend to cause allergic reactions. These oils are mixed with aromatic vegetable oils, such as essential oils, which are concentrated extracts derived from plants. Both can benefit the skin, based on the content of fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and softening (moisturizing) characteristics.
In fact, there are no strict definitions of products labeled “Face Masks,” and products sold with this name can vary widely. In fact, they are often called “Booster Oils” or “Beard Oils” and can be used by both men and women.
How do you use facial ointment?
You can use a face mask yourself, or you can enrich your favorite moisturizer to make it more effective. Just mix a few drops with your favorite moisturizer to enhance the moisturizing effect at any time of the day.
Men can use face oil, like beard oil, to condition the hair and skin of their beard and mustache. In addition, if you have really good skin, a face mask can only add a touch of healthy color.
Are face masks suitable for you?
If you have dry, scaly or thick skin, a face mask can help moisturize, soften and soothe dryness. Men can use oil as a vegetable oil to condition their beard hair and fight the beard (redness, itching, skin irritation of the beard and mustache area). Here I provide more information about beard oils.
Which facial oils are better?
It depends on the specific needs of your skin. Some of the components of the oil feel better on your unique complexion than others. For example, rosehip oil is considered “dry oil,” which means that it is easily absorbed into the skin without leaving a lot of residual greasy sensation. On the contrary, oils, such as coconut oil or olive oil, will sit with saturated and slightly heavy oil on the skin. If your skin is very dry, they may feel better.
Some oils are also powerful allergens, and as a dermatologist, I think they should be avoided. These are often highly concentrated aromatic essential oils that can be found in many of the available oil-based facial products.
My preference is oil oils that combine carrier oils with specific preparations of low concentrated essential oils for anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidant benefits. I also believe that most people prefer oils that are easily absorbed instead of sitting on the skin and leaving a heavy and oily residue.
Dermatologist Face Oil
I formulated my Face oil for sensitive skin with jojoba oil (which mimics the natural sebum of skin and hair), kakui oil (used in Hawaii for hundreds of years), castor oil (with a unique fatty acid content, used as a healing oil in Greece since ancient times) and sunflower oil (rich in oleic acid and vitamins, and it is proved that it heals the skin barrier).
They are mixed with argan oil (which has been used in Morocco for many centuries and has shown that it has many advantages, including help in solving skin hyperpigmentation problems), rosehip oil and pomegranate seed oil (as with numerous antioxidant, vitamin and anti-inflammatory properties).
my Omega enriched face oil has a similar wording.
In addition, it is enriched with borage oil (one of the best sources of essential fatty acid, gamma-linoleic acid, which has strong anti-inflammatory and protective properties for skin health), cypress oil (with antimicrobial benefits) and sea buckthorn oil, which helps strengthen water-binding capacity water to deeply hydrate.
All my oil oils are organic.
I developed formulations to help heal the skin without mocking allergic or irritating reactions. They have a light, but deeply moisturizing feeling on the skin and can be directly applied to the skin, or you can add a few drops to your moisturizer to enhance its hydration benefits.
Face Masks to Avoid
As a dermatologist, I recommend avoiding face oils made using the most common allergens with essential oils. For example, many face oil products contain citrus fruits, which are a powerful allergen and can cause a UV light reaction (phototoxic reaction) that can burn and damage the skin.
Other high allergenic or irritant oils include tea tree oil, peppermint oil, ylang-ylang, lemon grass, rosemary oil, and sandalwood oil. At low concentrations, some of these oils (for example, peppermint, rosemary, and tea tree) can be well tolerated. At higher concentrations, they become more risky to directly affect the skin. Full use of the concentration is called “neat”, and in my dermatological opinion, essential oils should not be applied to the skin.
Should I use a face mask?
Yes! I think that all but the most oily and acne facial images benefit from them. They are especially helpful to withstand seasonal dryness. I use it almost every night.
Many people believe that a face mask deeply moisturizes the skin, soothes dryness and inflammation and helps keep your skin radiant and soft. An important point is the choice of oil produced with carrier oils, which have a low potential for allergenicity, which are well absorbed into the skin and are mixed with botanical essential oils in safe quantities that resist allergenicity or irritability.
I am a huge fan of facial oil, and that is why I made my own!
As a dermatologist who has seen a complete gambit of dry skin, facial eczema, inflammatory conditions on the face, as well as allergic reactions and phototoxic reactions to allergens, I have mixed what, in my opinion, is the ideal composition of face oils in my two face oils ,
To learn more about how my oil oils can help moisturize your skin, click here.
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