There is so much out there about skincare these days, and we get advertisements from every direction for products that claim to both be essential and revolutionary for our skin. It’s a lot of noise and information to wade through, and may have you asking yourself what do I really need for my skin? Amidst all of this information is the rising popularity of facial oils. Now, we know that when it comes to our faces, the word oil doesn’t necessarily conjure the best image. But we are here to answer all your facial oil questions and to show you how face oil can become an important and necessary part of your skincare routine. Plus, read on to discover the Bopo face oil, if you are after an eco-friendly facial oil option.
#1: What is a Facial Oil?
Simply put, facial oil is an oil-based product designed for use on the face. They are typically made from fragrant or non-fragrant plant oils, essential oils, or else synthetic oils. Many facial oils typically have non-comedogenic properties. This means that whether they contain a single oil (like argan oil for instance), or are an oil blend, they won’t clog your pores.
#2: What are the Benefits of a Facial Oil?
There are many benefits to facial oils, though these benefits are dependent upon the specific oil and what it is made of. In general though, facial oils are designed to richly moisturise and nourish the skin, and they are able to tackle skin concerns like dullness and dryness. A facial oil is particularly helpful during the winter months, when our skin is often drier due to the colder temperatures. Aside from deep hydration, many face oils can enrich the skin with vital nutrients such as vitamin E, which is a powerful antioxidant that can help to soothe irritated and sensitive skin.
Further, because of the moisturising and plumping benefits of most facial oils, they can actually provide anti-ageing benefits too. This is because of the lasting moisture that they provide, and their ability to restore natural elasticity to the skin.
#3: How Do I Implement a Face Oil Into My Skincare Routine?
This is actually a hotly debated question in the skincare world. When it comes to how to implement a facial oil into your routine, the general consensus seems to be that a face oil is the second to last step in a skincare regime, applied before your sunscreen.
In terms of actually applying a face oil, you should take care to be gentle and use an upward, or patting technique. Of course, as the eye area is extremely delicate you must take even more care here.
You can mix your chosen facial oil with your moisturiser if you like, or else you may apply the oil by itself. However, it is important to note that you should never mix your SPF with a facial oil, because doing so can dilute the sunscreen and stop it from working properly.
Remember that facial oils are a potent product, so it is important to use them sparingly. 2-3 small drops of the product should be plenty for you to reap all the benefits of your facial oil. Additionally to get the maximum benefits, as with any step in a skincare routine, you must allow your other skincare products to dry properly before applying it.
#4: What About if I Have Oily Skin?
This is a great question. Facial oils are a terrific skincare step for many skin-types; however, dermatologists generally agree that those with oily skin should probably steer clear. This is because – as an oil product – this type of skincare can exacerbate the oiliness of one’s complexion.
#5: What if I Want an Eco-Friendly Option?
If you value cruelty-free and eco-friendly products in all areas of your life, then you will be happy to know that if you want an all-natural facial oil, we have the perfect option for you. The Bopo face oil ticks all the right boxes. Like all Bopo Women products, the face oil is vegan, cruelty-free, Australian made, all-natural, and is suitable for sensitive skin.
Ready to Incorporate the Bopo Face Oil Into Your Routine?
Look no further than LoveLuvo! We are proud to stock the Bopo face oil, alongside their other nourishing body products. Not only that, but we offer a lot more cruelty free and sustainable skincare brands suitable for the whole family.
When you need a beautiful facial oil to add to your skincare routine, come and visit us at our Seddon store, or contact us at 03 9396 1822. Alternatively, fill out our online contact form, or you can browse our online store at any time!