The Best Skincare Oils To Cheer Up Dry Skin

Hydrate, nourish and treat skin to one of these luxury skincare oils...


by Emma Stoddart |
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Covet a glowing complexion? Add a facial oil into your skincare routine pronto! A few drops alone or before moisturiser will really hydrate and nourish skin, especially during the cold, winter months. The trick? ‘Only apply a few droplets, don’t go overboard,’ recommends founder of Votary, Arabella Preston. We suggest you double cleanse, then massage an oil into your skin until completely absorbed before applying your favourite moisturiser. Or, after applying your base, try pressing the oil atop your cheekbones for a handsomely healthy glow. We’ve rounded up the best oils to help you find your perfect match…


Best Oils

Votary Cleansing Oil – Rose Geranium & Apricot, £451 of 10

Votary Cleansing Oil – Rose Geranium & Apricot, £45

Oil cleansers have the wonderous ability to dissolve all remnants of makeup, environmental toxins and sun cream whilst also softening the skin. A double win! And Votary's cult cleansing oil is an absolute must – made from 100% natural plant oils, the formula is so gentle and lightweight – any skin type can use it. Plus, it smells incredible!

Kiehlu2019s Midnight Recovery Concentrate, £382 of 10

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate, £38

Keep this bottle bed-side and apply every single evening. The blend of essential oils and fatty acids go to work whilst you snooze to rehydrate and brighten skin come morning.

This Works Stress Check Face Oil, £403 of 10

This Works Stress Check Face Oil, £40

Blended with powerhouse ingredients Vitamin C, E and Omega 3 – This Works Stress Check Face Oil helps soothe sensitive skin and relieve redness. Dispense a few drops from the bottle in the palm of your hand and breathe in the relaxing Neroli, Patchouli and Lavender fragrance before massaging into skin. Dreamy!

Chanel Lu2019huile Orient Body Massage Oil, £1724 of 10

Chanel L’huile Orient Body Massage Oil, £172

So decadent, Chanel's luxury body oil is simply divine. Originally designed for the Chanel Au Ritz Paris Spa, this body oil bring the smell of a sumptuous spa straight to your bathroom. Oh, and it will improve your shelfie by 2389%...

Evolve Hyaluronic Eye Complex, £165 of 10

Evolve Hyaluronic Eye Complex, £16

Vegan-friendly, Evolve's Eye Complex works wonders on tired, puffy eyes with hyaluronic acid to plump and hydrate and cucumber extract to cool and soothe. The roller applicator also feels amazing to apply as it massages the eye area. Top tip – keep in the fridge for extra coolness!

Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil, £1506 of 10

Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil, £150

Yes, it's expensive. But Sisley's Black Rose Oil is worth every single penny with its lighter than light, soothing formula. Packed with fatty acid and essentials oils, this oil boosts radiance and nourishes skin. One for the lottery wish list!

Herbivore Rose Quartz Illuminating Body Oil, £387 of 10

Herbivore Rose Quartz Illuminating Body Oil, £38

New brand on the block, Herbivore, has wooed us all with its beautiful, luxury formulas and very grammable packaging. Their body oil, which is the perfect millennium pink shade, combines Moroccan rose and jasmine grandiflorum to lock in moisture and hydrate dry limbs.

Odacite Jo+L Clogged Pores Serum Concentrate, £27.508 of 10

Odacite Jo+L Clogged Pores Serum Concentrate, £27.50

Ideal for those with blemish-prone skin, this oil-meets-serum helps to flush out pores and balance the skins sebum production. So, ignore the myth that oil can make you breakout as this oil actually balances troublesome skin.

Olaplex No.7 Bonding Oil, £269 of 10

Olaplex No.7 Bonding Oil, £26

No one trick pony, oil also makes for a great treatment to bring dry hair back to life. Loved by beauty editors and hair stylists alike - apply a few droplets of Olaplex's oil to damp hair to boost shine and softness.

The Ordinary 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil, £9.3010 of 10

The Ordinary 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil, £9.30

Rosehip oil is an all-rounder wonder ingredient that moisturises, hydrates, boost collagen production, protects against sun damage and helps exfoliate skin. Find it in abundance in this bargainous beauty oil.

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