There is a myriad of special face oils to help support dry winter skin, give a healthy glow or to help balance oil production. Finding the right oil or oil blend for your skin can be tricky, especially for those with sensitive skins.

The right oil should absorb easily after a light massage and leave skin feeling healthy and supple.

Which one will give you the best results?

Rosehip Oil

Rosehip has been used since ancient times due to its excellent healing properties. It has high-levels of vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids. The vitamins include E, C, D and B-carotene (a form of vitamin A) known to help diminish dark spots and hydrate dry, itchy skin and reduce scars and fine lines. It also helps with skin cell turnover and regeneration. This oil is suitable for all skin types.

Find Rosehip Oil in: Skin & Tonic Naked Beauty Oil, Evolve Miracle Face Oil, Grown Alchemist Antioxidant Facial Oil, Grown Alchemist Antioxidant+ Facial Oil, Beatitude Skin Salvation.

Argan Oil

This popular oil is rich in fatty acids and vitamin E which makes it beneficial for both skin and hair. It helps relieve dry skin conditions including eczema. The vitamin E content promotes healing and soothes skin making it perfect for anyone with itchy or irritated skin. As a hair oil it helps tame fly away hair and frizz, promotes shine and helps protect hair from heat when styling.

Find Argan Oil in : Dr Scheller Organic Argan Oil, Evolve Miracle Face Oil, John Masters Organics Argan Oil.

Chia Seed Oil

This popular little seed is not only a great addition to your diet for it’s amazing Omega 3 and high fibre content but also for skin. Applied topically it can help to plump skin and maintain moisture levels. Apart from anti-inflammatory Omega 3, Chia oil is a great source of vitamin B3 and Zinc which helps balance oily skin and problematic skin. The antioxidant content, including vitamin C and vitamin E is very high offering protection from environmental stressors. It has great benefits for all skin types.

Find Chia Seed Oil in: Skin & Tonic Brit Beauty Oil

Borage Oil (Starflower)

Borage oil is a natural substance that provides high levels of the fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which has strong anti-inflammatory properties. Research on Borage Oil has confirmed it has a significant effect on improving the health and appearance of skin tissue. It has been shown to be a very effective in treating skin disorders and for alleviating the inflammatory symptoms such as Eczema and Rosacea. It is particularly good for dry skin or hyper-pigmented skin. It helps improve texture and suppleness of skin.

Find Borage Oil in: Skin & Tonic Brit Beauty Oil Grown Alchemist Antioxidant+ Facial Oil

Bergamot Oil

Bergamot is known to help heal scars and blemishes on skin. It also makes the distribution of pigments and melanin uniform, resulting in the fading away of marks helping you achieve an even skin tone. This essential oil is also commonly used to eliminate the effects of acne, which can leave noticeable scars for a long time. It promotes healing of wounds, cracks, ulcers and eczema.

Find Bergamot in: Skin & Tonic Detox Beauty Oil, Nyasa Revitalising Beauty Oil

Paracress Oil

Paracress Oil originates in South Africa. It has been clinically tested to target loss of firmness and the appearance of deep wrinkles. It is known to help tighten collagen fibres, supporting skin tissue. A great oil if you feel you are wanting firmer, smoother skin.

Find Paracress in: Oilixia Explorer Facial Oil

Marula Oil

This is another oil grown and harvested in South Africa. This easily absorbed oil is rich in essential fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins including vitamin E. Regular use of Marula Oil is thought to help protect skin against photo-ageing and neutralize free radicals. It works well with all skin types including very sensitive. It helps restore elasticity, boost firmness and reduce redness or blotchy skin.

Find Marula in: Dr Jackson’s 03 Face Oil, FOM London Antioxidant Repair Oil Complex

Acai Oil

The Acai Berry contains a high amount of antioxidants, anthocyanins and phenolic compounds. It is one of the most potent antioxidants (ORAC) of any fruit. It is also rich in essential fatty acids which helps support levels of hydration and firmness. With its incredible nutrient profile it is beneficial for all skins to protect against environmental pollutions and free radicals whilst helping restore elasticity.

Find Acai in: Oilixia Cacay Oil


Cacay Oil is a lightweight oil rich in Antioxidants, particularly vitamin E and vitamin A. It also contains high levels of essential fatty acids. This gives a great antioxidant boost and is good for all skin types including oily. The level of vitamin A helps reduce the likelihood of spots and pimples. It also helps skin turnover and boosts an even complexion, reducing the appearance of dark spots. See Four Reasons why Skin Loves Cacay

Find Cacay in: Oilixia Cacay Oil, Oilixia Explorer Facial Oil