The One Beauty Ingredient You Never Knew You Needed For Your Face

Two drops might be all it takes for you to achieve a flawless complexion. By Lynette Kee

Miranda Kerr

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One of the worst beauty nightmares is to wake up with dry and flaky skin, which is why keeping your skin fully hydrated is such an essential step for every skincare routine. By this time, most of us would have found the perfect moisturizer that we swear by, but besides a good cream, applying oil to your face is another way to show your skin more tender loving care. There are many different types of oil for different uses in the market. So here are three essential face oils you’ll need to know that could be miracle workers for your face.

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Grapeseed Oil

For normal to combination skin, all you need is to add two drops of grapeseed oil to your favorite foundation to ensure easy application and give your skin elevated luminosity. This lightweight oil acts as a natural healer for acne-prone skin with its astringent and anti-inflammatory properties without looking greasy. Not only does it reduce redness and swelling, it also helps reduce the visibility of wrinkles and lines on your face. If you have slightly dryer skin, apply a thin layer of oil evenly on your face right before primer and makeup to form a hydrating veil that will last you all day long.

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Jojoba Oil

Pronounced as “ho-ho-ba oil”, it is the closest thing to the natural sebum that our skin produces and it has rightfully earned its reputation as one of the most effective oils to use on your face. Facial treatments such as exfoliating or peeling masks can sometimes strip off too much oil from our skin. But applying a layer of jojoba oil after these procedures can help to regulate your facial oil production without over-clogging your pores, leaving your skin soft and supple.

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Rose Hip Oil

Acne scars and dry patches are the bane of every beauty lover’s existence. You might have heard of using coconut oil to counter irritable skin, but here’s another au naturel beauty trick that is used by former Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr to treat dull and problematic skin: Rosehip oil. It contains fatty acids that help the skin rejuvenate and rebuild collagen, and if you’re sick and tired of using unnatural cosmetics, you can give rosehip oil a try to achieve a flawless, porcelain-looking skin.

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