Best 6 natural oils to fight oily skin

natural oils to fight oily skin

Fighting oily skin with oils? Sounds crazy, huh? If you struggle with oily skin and clog pores is going natural the best way how to win this battle. Natural oils are great moisturizers that help to keep the skin smooth and healthy. The key is to choose right oils for your skin type.

Maybe you also experience this – applying expensive cosmetics products on your face that promised eliminate the shine and reduce oil production. You try them all, with no result. In fact, some of these synthetic products could make it even worse as they contain ingredients that trigger oil production and irritate the skin. I wish someone would tell me this when I was a teenager! Going natural is a safe and gentle way to get a healthy, radiant and smooth skin.

So which natural oils can help you to fight oily skin?

Jojoba oil

natural oils to fight oily skin

I love jojoba oil! It helps to control the production of sebum and has great regenerating and anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps to calm, protect and soften the skin. Its composition is very close to that of human sebum, so it tricks the skin to produce less oil. It contains Vitamin E and natural sunscreen. Especially in summer, it is a win-win! Let’s make it clear – jojoba oil is a wax that is liquid at room temperatures. It is light oil with yellow color that is easily absorbed.

Hemp seed oil

natural oils to fight oily skin

Thanks to its regenerating, softening, firming and healing properties the hemp seed oil is one of the best oils used for oily and acne prone skin. It contains Omega 6 (linoleic acid), Omega 3 fatty acids, Vitamin A and chlorophyll which gives it its dark green color with a light nutty aroma.  This oil absorbs perfectly into the skin without leaving a greasy film.

Macadamia oil

natural oils to fight oily skin

The same as jojoba oil, macadamia oil is also very close to the naturally occurring sebum of the skin. It’s hypoallergenic and regenerates, nourishes, protects, softens, heals, soothes and calms the skin. This oil contains Omega 6 fatty acid that helps to balance sebum production in the oily skin and creates a natural protective barrier. It slows signs of premature aging and improves the appearance of wrinkles, scars, and sunburn. Macadamia oil has a thick texture and is completely absorbed by the skin.

Grapeseed oil

natural oils to fight oily skin

Grapeseed oil is extracted from grape seeds and has regenerating and astringent properties. It helps to regulate natural oil production, treat acne, tight the skin, diminish dark circles and reduce scars.  It is rich in Vitamin E and quickly penetrates the skin due to its light and thin consistency.

Hazelnut oil

natural oils to fight oily skin

This oil is great for oily skin, dilated pores and blackheads and has purifying properties. It helps to eliminate blackheads, control the production of sebum, nourish and protect skin and makes the skin more supple. It is usually made from roasted hazelnuts, has a stronger aroma and contains Vitamin A and E.

Rosehip oil

natural oils to fight oily skin

Rosehip oil was the first natural oil that I tried, and I couldn’t be happier with the result! It is a perfect oil for oily skin. It can deeply penetrate the skin and help to get rid of the excess oil from the face. Rosehip oil also contributes to heal, regenerate and hydrate the skin and acne scars will fade faster. It has anti-aging properties and may reduce wrinkles. This oil contains Vitamin E and C, Essential fatty acids and Lycopene, the antioxidant, that helps to prevent premature aging and improve skin texture.

Boom! Are you ready to experiment? Finding the best facial oil for your skin type is pure gold!

Let me know how it went!

Your,

Madeleine xx

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10 Comments

  1. 1

    I have oily skin and it so annoying. But what’s more annoying is when my oily skin then turns to dry skin. It’s like I can’t win! I’m definitely going to look into some of these. I’m thinking the rose-hip oil. Kinda love anything with rose in it.

    • 2

      Hi Jenn, I know, I’ve been there too! The rosehip oil is an amazing choice. It was a first natural oil I tried and was very happy with it! It is perfect oil for dry and oily skin too. Good luck and let me know how it went 🙂

  2. 3

    I loveeeee Jojoba oil for my face! I started the oil cleansing method a year ago and gave up all face washes. It has changed my skin so drastically that I will also be writing a before and after of my one year results. Great post!

    • 4

      Hi Monica, I’m glad that it works so great for you! Jojoba oil is my the most favorite one! I would love to read about your experience!

  3. 5

    I don’t have oily skin, however, I love Hemp Seed oil as part of my cleansing routine. I find that hemp seed helps keep my skin balanced. I’m interested in trying the rosehip oil it’s been on my “to try” list for a while.

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