Contrary to popular belief, face oils and skin serums will not necessarily make your skin oily – if you are using the right types of non comedogenic face oils.
Comedogenic is a term used to indicate the likelihood that a product will clog pores and cause blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, or acne breakouts. Conversely, non comedogenic means a product is less likely or unlikely to clog pores.
Each person’s skin is affected by individual differences in skin type, hormones, skincare regimen, and diet; therefore, some people may be more prone to acne breakouts than others.
For example, coconut is known to be highly comedogenic – it is likely to clog your pores. So, it is often assumed that you should never use coconut oil on your face.
However, you do not necessarily need to shy away from all skincare products containing coconut oil. If you are not prone to clogged pores or acne breakouts, your skin may be able to tolerate small amounts of coconut oil in some skincare products.
Beyond just not clogging pores, the best face oils will actually balance the skin and provide a multitude of other health benefits.
Check out these non comedogenic face oils and their amazing skincare benefits.
10 non comedogenic face oils in Frownies Face Serum with Vitamin C:
Hemp seed oil
Hemp seed oil is known as one of the best face oils and the best face oil for dry skin. Hemp seed oil helps build the skin’s acid mantle – the protective layer on the skin’s surface that keeps moisture in. The acid mantle also repels dirt and bad bacteria.
Oat oil is another one of the best face oils for dry skin. Oat oil is high in ceramides, a fatty acid that locks in moisture into the skin cells to help smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Oat oil has anti-inflammatory properties. Oat oil is able to soothe dry, itchy, and red skin.
In addition, oat oil contains whole form tocopherols, commonly known as vitamin E. Vitamin E has sun-protective benefits as it absorbs UV rays and protects the skin from photoaging.
Daikon Radish Seed Oil
Daikon radish seed oil is a unique face oil for dry skin. Although daikon radish seed oil is a lesser-known face oil, it has a silky texture and slip that gives it a luxurious feeling on the skin.
Daikon Radish Oil is high in antioxidants, essential fatty acids, phospholipids, and vitamin C.
Another benefit of daikon radish seed oil is that it comes from sustainable growing sources.
Sea Buckthorn Oil
Sea buckthorn oil is high in many vitamins and minerals including vitamin C and vitamin E. Sea buckthorn oil also contains palmitoleic acid which is thought to increase healing times of minor skin wounds and irritations.
Sea buckthorn oil is thought to be one of the highest plant-based sources of linoleic acid. Linoleic acid may help balance oil production in the skin to reduce acne breakouts in people with oily skin making sea buckthorn oil one of the best non comedogenic face oils.
Meadowfoam Seed Oil
Although relatively unknown, meadowfoam seed oil is derived from the seeds of the flowering meadowfoam plant found in western North America including California, Oregon, and Canada.
Meadowfoam seed oil is thought to have one of the highest concentrations of long-chain fatty acids of any plant-based oil. This makes the oil shelf-stable and does not require additional preservatives when included in lotions, serums, and cosmetic products.
Meadowfoam seed oil also acts as an emollient that softens and soothes the skin.
Carrot Seed Oil
Carrot seed oil is rich in beta carotene, vitamin A, and vitamin E. Carrot seed oil is known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and antioxidant properties.
Carrot seed oil has also been shown to improve the overall complexion of the skin by balancing skin tone, fading dark spots, and reducing hyperpigmentation.
Squalene is a naturally occurring lipid in the sebum of the skin. Squalene is important for the hydration and overall youthful appearance of the skin.
However, like collagen, the amount of squalene produced by the skin decreases over time. Therefore, olive squalane is an ideal skincare ingredient as it mimics the squalene that our bodies produce.
Dermatologists consider olive squalane a non comedogenic face oil as it is easily absorbed into the skin without clogging pores and provides the ultimate lightweight hydration to improve the skin’s texture and decrease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Macadamia Nut Oil
Macadamia nut oil is another of the best face oils. Macadamia nut oil is high in phytosterols, also known as plant sterols or sterol esters. These phytosterols are thought to stimulate the production of collagen and hyaluronic acid in the skin -- two major contributors to smooth, supple skin texture.
Macadamia nut oil is non-greasy and easily absorbed making it a preferred non comedogenic face oil.
In addition, Macadamia nut oil is another potent source of squalane.
Avocado oil is thought to be one of the best face oils for dry skin and specifically mature skin. Similar to other non comedogenic face oils, avocado oil locks in hydration and prevents moisture loss through the surface of the skin.
Research also indicates that avocado oil has collagen-preserving properties for the skin and may prevent the breakdown of collagen and slow the signs of aging in the skin.
Because avocado oil is high in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds, it is an ideal face oil for every skin type -- from dry to oily skin.
Grape Seed Oil
Specific fatty acids including palmitic acid, stearic acid, and linoleic acid found in grape seed oil have been shown to improve the skin’s texture by decreasing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and minimizing the appearance of acne scars.
Due to a compound called proanthocyanidin, grapeseed oil may help to even out the skin tone from hyperpigmentation caused by sun damage and melasma.
Remarkably, research has shown grapeseed oil is able to limit the harmful effects of UV radiation including inhibiting skin tumor growth and decreasing the size of tumors.
Additional ingredients in Frownies Skin Serum with Vitamin C:
Glyceryl Monocaprylate and Glyceryl Monoundecylenate are vegetable-derived preservative alternatives for oil-based products. They are derived from caprylic and undecylenic fatty acids and also provide moisturizing benefits.
Vitamin E as d-alpha, d-gamma, d-delta, and d-beta tocopherols are whole forms of vitamin E that acts as a preservative to extend the shelf life of cosmetic products as it plumps fine lines and promotes healing of minor skin irritations.
Comfrey has a powerful soothing and firming effect on the skin. Comfrey is known to be an anti-inflammatory for external use on rashes, burns, and minor cuts. Comfrey may also promote healthy, youthful skin due to the allantoin that stimulates the growth of new skin cells and increases cell turnover.
Frownies Skin Serum with Vitamin C is the best face oil for dry skin as well as balancing for oily skin. Frownies Skin Serum is packed full of ten non comedogenic face oils which give this skin serum a unique non-greasy, easily absorbent quality.
Because of its high-quality ingredients, Frownies Skin Serum is not just for your face! You can use Frownies Skin Serum anywhere on your body for improved tone and texture of the skin.
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