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31 Oct 2019
Facial Oils and Herbivore

How to correctly use face oils

The careful extracting of oils from plant material goes as far back as humanity. They not only replenish or support the lipid layer where it’s needed, but contain and myriad of vitamins, omega fatty acids, anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Oils are concentrated, long-lasting, and effective moisturizers that sink in deeply to give skin a radiant glow. 

How to apply face oils

Face oils are fairly easy to use. First you need to cleanse and tone your skin. Once you have done that, it is now time to apply your oil. There are two different ways you can apply the oil.

  1. Mix your oil into your day or night cream. This will reduce the amount of steps you need to take in your skincare routine. The oil will take a bit longer to absorb into your skin but you will still get its benefits.
  2. Place the oil into your hands. Gently massage the oil onto your facial and neck area. Leave the oil on the skin for a few minutes to absorb before you place your moisturizer onto your skin or use it on its own.

Keep in mind that on the days you use a mask or exfoliator, the oil and moisturizer will still need to be done at the end of your routine. 

There are many different oils on the market. You need to keep in mind what your main concerns are and find oils that will best suit your skin and skin conditions. Below we give three of the precious oils we carry that have been especially formulated with different needs in mind.


Herbivore Lapis Lazuli

This oil is best suited for dry irritated skin. Lapis Facial Oil is named for the precious blue oil it contains, Blue Tansy. This oil holds a component called Azulene which aids in soothing dry irritated skin, reducing the appearance of redness and balancing skin. Formulated for combination, oily, and blemish-prone skin types or any skin in need of balancing hydration.


Herbivore Phoenix Facial Oil

For aging skin in need of renewal. Like a Phoenix being reborn from the ashes, it revitalizes your skin with a blend of luxe botanical oils and CoQ10. Phoenix Facial Oil dramatically re-hydrates and revitalizes dry skin or any skin in need of replenishment and deep renewal. 


Herbivore Orchid Facial oil

An oil for all skin types. It contains lush, exotic floral oils that provide skin with dewy hydration and glow. Formulated for all skin types in need of hydration and protection against visible signs of aging. 

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