Beauty oils are very underrated in skincare routines. I personally use a beauty oil at least once a day. It makes my skin feel soft and hydrated and has been part of my anti-aging routine for years. Many oils can be used to help treat and prevent fine lines, wrinkles, loss of elasticity and dehydrated skin. Looking to add some oil to your skincare routine?  Here are my top 10 ingredients that address your unique skincare needs and my favorite products. These, in my humble opinion, are some of the best products on the market.

1. Andiroba seed oil (carapa guaianensis) 

Prevents and diminishes signs of aging, wrinkles, dark spots and hyperpigmentation, promotes collagen production, minimizes skin puffiness


2. Grapeseed oil (vitis vinifera)

Helps regulate natural oil protection, tightens skin, minimizes the appearance of pores, improves skin elasticity


3. Avacado oil (persea americana)

    Boosts collagen, good for sensitive skin, contains vitamin A and E


4. Rosehip seed oil (rosa rubignosa)

Contains high content of vitamin A, reduces the depth of wrinkles, reduces fine lines, lightens age spots, boosts the growth rate of new cells and increases collagen production deep under the skin’s surface, contains omega 6 and omega 3 healthy fatty acids



5. Jasmin oil (jasminum grandiflorum)

Treats dry, brittle and dehydrated skin, used in the treatment of eczema and dermatitis


6. Macadamia oil (macadamia integrifolia)

Balances oil production, helps heal breakouts and scarring, makes skin feel extremely soft


7. Argan oil (argania spinosa)

Hydrates skin, restores elasticity, fades fine lines and wrinkles





8. Neroli oil (citrus aurantium)

Antibacterial, brightening, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, perfect for soothing damaged or irritated skin, heals scars, improves circulation, reduces lines and wrinkles, fades stretch marks


9. Clary sage oil (salvia sclarea)

Antiseptic, calming, balances oil production, boosts cell generation

10.  Coconut Oil 

Antibacterial, anti-fungal, hydrating and soothing


erika kennedy