The Secret to Youthful Skin

Face oils are one of those things that just make people nervous. A mere mention of the words and images of a greasy T-Zone and gnarly breakouts come to mind. We get it: A Slip 'n Slide face isn’t a good look. Long before creams and serums, oils were the secret to youthful skin. Cleopatra (the original beauty junkie) washed with it daily. The trend is gaining traction today thanks to such celebrities as Gwyneth Paltrow, Emma Stone, and Miranda Kerr, who swear by these slick picks.

Why? Unlike a lot of beauty products on the market, the benefits of oil are proven and dramatic. “The extra fatty acids and lipids in face oils help thicken the skin and give it a glow,” says Dr. Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, director of Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center in NYC.

For a full list of the best facial oils for your skin type, read the full story at Refinery29 here.

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