” If you find yourself looking for a lighter option, maybe it’s time to add a body oil to your beauty arsenal. Body oils are smooth, thick and highly concentrated liquids that are usually clear in color and enhance the appearance and quality of skin. The best body oils are extracted from roots, fruits, flowers and leaves and are free from nasty mineral oils. Ingredients like avocado oil, cottonseed oil and macadamia oil are instrumental for achieving firmer, even looking and soft silky skin.”
Not to slight your post-shower lotion, but it might be time to switch it out for something more fluid—like an oil.
“Oils have a locking and protective nature,” explains REN Skincare Ambassador David Leigh Delport. “They improve cell cohesion, meaning that they can limit transepidermal water loss.”
While lotions and creams can also provide moisture, a change of formula might be exactly what your skin needs. “The skin’s ability to retain moisture becomes compromised with time, so you might apply a rich moisturizer and still feel dry,” says Tatcha founder Vicky Tsai. “A good beauty oil is formulated to seal in moisture and humectants.”…