THE 6 BEST FACE OILS FOR ACNE AND OILY SKIN



Thought you couldn't use oil on because you're prone to breakouts? Think again. These dermatologist-recommended oils combat excess sebum and restore much-needed moisture, ultimately leading to a more clear and balanced complexion. 


1. Herbivore Botanicals Lapis All Natural Facial Oil

This facial oil is quite lovely because it is specifically designed for oily and acne-prone skin. It smells nice, feels good, and absorbs well. It hydrates without clogging pores. The best part? It’s clean beauty! 


2. African Botanics Neroli-Infused Marula Oil

This is my go-to oil when my skin is acting out. The best oil for anyone suffering from redness. I’ve been using a lot of Neroli-infused oils my whole life but this one here is the best on the market. Almost instantaneously, you’ll notice an improvement in the texture of your skin. It doesn’t clog your pores and hydrating. I also simply just love this brand because it is created in South Africa. So, of course, I have to support any brand that embodies the African spirit. 


3. Jurlique Balancing Facial Oil

This is a luxurious treatment in a bottle. It balances and tones your skin with it feeling soft and refreshed after each application.  If you suffer from dry skin, this is the best oil for you on this list, but it also works incredibly well for oily skin. It has Rose Hip Oil, Safflower, Macadamia, and Avocado Oils and provides intense nourishment.Truly a game-changer! 


4. Symbiome Postbiomic Oil

Can I just tell you that I AM OBSESSED with this brand in general? It’s a new brand I’ve been trying out for the past few months. All their products are formulated with minimal ingredients and plant-focused ingredients. Symbiome oil has been proven to help improve skin microbiome. This oil is preventative rather than a treatment. It helps gives you the healthiest skin that way you don’t have to spend money buying products to treat your acne. 




5. Pixi Overnight Retinol Oil

This one is budget-friendly yet effective. It’s a multitasking product that is perfect for dull skin. Not only is the oil very hydrating, but it also contains retinol for resurfacing and peptides for firming.The smell is fabulous, It reminds me of jasmine. 


"If you want an oil that won’t leave a greasy residue, this is the one."

6. Augustin Bader - The Face Oil

I know this one might break the bank a bit, but it is SO WORTH IT! This skin oil does many things. It offers antioxidant and environmental protection, while simultaneously giving your skin a supple, plump appearance. It also softens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and evens your skin tone and texture. If you want an oil that won’t leave a greasy residue, this is the one. It contains both Argan and Hazelnut oil which is both known for containing fatty acids known for its ability to help restore the skin’s hydrolipidic film. 


I understand that when you have oily skin like myself, it may seem like the last thing you want to do is slather on more oil. However, oils are actually very beneficial for all of us oily-skin beauties.I hope this article has helped you rethink your preconceived notions and that you integrate one of these oils into your skincare routine.Thank you so much for reading!