How To Use Your Facial Oils Correctly (Before & After Application!)
A facial oil is one of those products that can completely transform your skin care ritual!
It’s richer, silkier and more luxurious than your regular facial moisturiser and brimming in antioxidants and nutrients to take your skin to the next level.
Regular use of a quality facial oil will help regenerate and repair, plumping fine lines and keeping your skin beautifully hydrated with a luminous, radiant glow.
However, if you aren’t using it the right way then you’re going to miss out on all these awesome benefits, perhaps you’ve written oils off for this very reason!
In this article we’ll share our top tips to get the most out of your facial oil so you can fall in love all over again.
Keep it clean
First things first!
Be sure to always rinse with lukewarm water and gently pat your skin dry with a clean, fluffy towel.
If you haven’t exfoliated in a while then you may want to include this step this time around.
Exfoliation helps to remove dead skin build-up to reveal radiant new skin underneath. If you apply your oil to skin in need of a good scrub, the oil will simply cling to the old skin cells on the surface of the skin, without being able to penetrate and provide those results you are after.
Our 3 in 1 Pumpkin Enzyme Facial Polish is a multi-purpose product that is gentle enough to be used daily as a quick scrub, but you can turn it into a peel and mask too!
Application is everything
Now that your skin is perfectly prepped, you’re ready to oil it up!
Normally it’s recommended that you apply your oil first, before any other products.However we at Alexami have a secret .. oils and serums give you nutrients ( skin food) to nourish skin cells, delivering essential antioxidants and actives but… skin needs hydration (water) too!! We all know water and oil don’t mix right??
Well our Hydrating Toning Mist is pretty clever as its been formulated with our hydrating complex that will allow your oil to piggyback onto it creating a beautifully duo penetrating and absorbing nutrients and hydration deep into the skin were all the goodness is needed!
Spray our Hydrating Toning Mist after cleansing gently press with the palms of your hands into your skin. Add a few drops of your facial oil to the palm of you hand and then use your fingertips to press the oil into your skin (if time allows give yourself a gentle facial massage) so it can penetrate and sink deep into your pores.
Don’t rub as this will simply slide the product off your skin.
Also, be sure to invest in a toxin free, high-quality oil infused with nutrients to leave your skin beautiful and bright!
Our Exotic8 Facial Oil is all natural made with 95% certified organic ingredients and formulated with a beautiful blend of 8 power packed oils that have been chosen purposely for their small molecular properties an oil that feel like a serum and absorb deeply to help restore and regenerate your skin.
There you have it! By following our tips you’ll enjoy a flawless application and you’ll love the results! You can wear your oil alone or feel free to layer your moisturizer on top for extra hydration and to lock in your oils excellent benefits.
Also, don’t forget the SPF (which you can discover in our Mineral Foundation Powders) if you’re heading out for the day!
More Extra Exotic 8 Oil Usage Tips!!
Our oil is multifunctional,ideally used for face, eye area, neck & decolletage. It’s also a perfect soothing aftersun oil. Create your own natural liquid foundation by adding a few drops to your mineral foundation for flawless beauty every day.