FACIAL OIL FOR OILY SKIN
The best thing we can do for our oily or acne-prone skin is to use a suitable face oil. Face oil blend created specifically for this kind of skin has lots of benefits, including normalizing sebum production (typically increased in oily skin), deminishing inflammation, softening the skin and helping it to heal.
GOOD NEWS FOR OILY SKIN
Let's start with the advantages of oily skin: oily and mixed acne-prone skin produces more oleic acid, that is quite important for youthfull looks. Overproduction is responsible for acne and oily skin, but on the bright side – this type of skin ages much better. So to solve this tricky problem, we should not completely remove oleic acid from the skin (stripping the skin of protective lipid layer by overcleansing with alcohol or soap), but rather supplement the skin with the type of lipids that are missing.
LINOLEIC ACID (LA)
It's been well documented for years, that the composition of sebum of acne-prone skin is different from normal skin. The most prominent difference is in the linoleic/oleic acid ratio. Acne-prone skin has more oleic acid and lack of linoleic acid (omega-6). And that is one of the main reasons why the sebum has sticky consistency and clogges pores. Facial oil for oily skin should contain enough linoleic acid (omega-6).
GAMMA LINOLEIC ACID (GLA)
Other omega-6 fatty acid known to improve problems of oily skin is gamma linoleic acid. GLA has skin softening properties, improves barrier functions of the skin, that means protects the skin from infections and inflammation.
In the last decade or so research is showing that free radicals are a big factor in inflammation and accelarated aging of the skin. Thus, it is beneficial to use cosmetic products rich in antioxidants. The best source of natural antioxidants are cold pressed oils, unrefined.
Light Beauty Oil Normal & Oily Skin is our lightest beauty oil created for normal, mixed and oily skin. It has all the beneficial ingredients needed for oily skin. Linoleic acid, gamma linoleic acid and along with other antioxidants and natural vitamin E. It absorbs very fast and its light consistency makes it a perfect oil for spring and summer. It doesn't clogg pores and keeps the moisture in the skin very efficiently. In case of very oily skin we recommend to use this product all year round.