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Best facial oil for dehydrated skin?

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MilkyHay Thu 17-Oct-19 21:36:49

Menopausal, dry, lined skin. I use oil at night only.
I normally use Clarins Blue Orchid but wonder if I should have a change?
Kiel's Midnight gets good reviews but would love some recommendations.
Budget £40 tops.

applepineapple Thu 17-Oct-19 21:39:57

If you're dehydrated you need moisture not oil. Get a good hyaluronic acid serum and use your oil to seal in the moisture

OverByYer Thu 17-Oct-19 21:41:12

I like Dr Manuka Replenshing Oil

eyeoresancerre Thu 17-Oct-19 21:42:35

I've just bought Aldi's rose & pomegranate facial oil which seems to be doing as good a job as my more expensive one. But yes to the above poster's advice too.

MilkyHay Thu 17-Oct-19 21:49:30

Just had to google hyaluronic blush
I do use a serum then put oil on top, but happy to be corrected.
Any of this magic in brands that I've heard of?

We don't have an Aldi locally, so whatever I chose will have to be bought online.

Stumpedasatree Thu 17-Oct-19 22:28:31

Have a look at The Ordinary hyaluronic acid serum, Buffet serum, and rose hip oil is great for older skin.

MistyMinge2 Thu 17-Oct-19 22:30:33

Save yourself £££ and get some rosehip oil. Fab stuff.

Chh03 Thu 17-Oct-19 22:33:14

I also have dehydrated skin and use a Dr Organic rose oil .. it's great

ByeByeMissAmericanPie Thu 17-Oct-19 22:40:30

I’ve recently discovered Prickly Pear oil. Nigella recommended it. It smells fab u lous and does the trick. Victoria Health had run out so I got it from elsewhere, but it’s not expensive.

Oblahdeeoblahdoe Thu 17-Oct-19 22:50:20

Which rosehip oil do you recommend MistyMinge2?

myolivetree Thu 17-Oct-19 22:52:03

Rosehip oil is amazing xxx

myolivetree Thu 17-Oct-19 22:53:10

I def lost it - just put actual kisses after that reply. 😩 sorry all

MistyMinge2 Fri 18-Oct-19 06:54:31

Mine is an organic one from a brand called Sukin. Think I got it from Look Fantastic. The Ordinary do a reasonably priced bottle too. I rub a few drops into my face and neck at night. Been using it for 3 months and my skin looks noticeably better.

MilkyHay Fri 18-Oct-19 08:07:51

Thanks all. I've been online looking for hydrolauric and bought a brand called Super Facialist ( oil and Retinol night cream). It's on offer at Boots.
Will report back with dewy, youthful skin

Oblahdeeoblahdoe Fri 18-Oct-19 09:38:10

Thanks Misty. Looking forward to hearing about your beautiful skin Milky smile

Idontneeditatall Fri 18-Oct-19 10:05:49

Pure almond oil from Holland and Barrett is lovely for dry skin

TheCanterburyWhales Fri 18-Oct-19 10:10:32

Rosehip is for skin just starting to show signs of ageing.
You can't beat pure Argan, or Avocado for older or dry skin, but neither smell good.
The best for ageing skin is Frankincense (check out Neal's Yard)
Depending on the type of moisturiser you have, your oil should go after it, or before it.
And remember anything with hyaluronic in needs to go on damp skin or it has the opposite effect.

LunaTheCat Fri 18-Oct-19 14:19:55

I like the Sunday Riley ones - never actually bought as very very pricey but if I am in the region of a cosmetics department I will smother my hands with it! One day maybe..

isayhitocats Fri 18-Oct-19 16:34:12

Lidl Q10 serum! Brilliant stuff!

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Fri 18-Oct-19 18:47:25

The Sukin rosehip oil is lovely - better than Clarins and about a third of the price, or less. Often on offer in Boots.

lancslass17 Fri 18-Oct-19 18:49:02

Dr organic snail gel from holland and barrats.

thisenglishlife Sat 19-Oct-19 14:04:07

Use indeed labs hyaluronic acid serum, moisturiser and then face oil - a good cheap one is:

Contains: jojoba seed oil, rosehip oil, sweet almond oil, grape seed oil, sunflower seed oil, squalane, peach kernal oil and evening primrose oil

missyB1 Sat 19-Oct-19 14:09:29

Am I the only one for whom hyoluronic doesn’t work? It seems to leave a sticky unpleasant film on my skin.

For facial oil I use Boots Botanics.

TheCanterburyWhales Sat 19-Oct-19 15:50:41

missy- unfortunately that's the texture of hyaluronic- it's horrible I agree. I did find the Vichy 89 one wasn't as slimy as The Ordinary, and better still if you pat it onto damp skin. It does hydrate I think but that's all a hyaluronic will do, kind of a super harged moisture magnet

I've just remembered another oil that I've repeat purchased before- the Body Shop oils of life This really plumps skin.

crimsonlake Sat 19-Oct-19 19:24:16

At the end of the day in my opinion and having always suffered from dry skin I believe what suits one will not suit another. I have tried a few of the facial oils being recommended here and nothing really makes a difference. Nothing seems to give me that long lasting feeling of my face being well moisturised and the only way I cope with it is by smearing moisturiser on my face several times a day.

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