We Found the 9 Best Natural Facial Oils for Glowing Skin

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If you’ve been looking for a skincare product that can satisfy your skin’s thirst for moisture, hydration, and glowing complexion, I highly recommend going for a natural facial oil product—especially if you’re not into chemicals and synthetic ingredients.

why do you need facial oil now?


I used to have really flaky and dry skin, not to mention rosacea, too. I say this to let you know that I can relate to you. I have sensitive skin, so I decided to look for solutions to help my skin get better.

I've seen my fair share of skincare trends come and go. But one trend that's here to stay is the use of natural facial oils. Not only are they packed with essential nutrients, but they also have a wide range of benefits for your skin.

If you're new to the world of face oils, don't worry. I've got you covered. I'll be sharing some of the best natural facial oils out there and their potential benefits for skin health. And if you have sensitive skin like me, I know how hard it can be to find products that work without causing irritation. That's why I've chosen oils that are gentle and suitable for all skin types.

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What are Natural Facial Oils?


Natural face oils are plant-based oils beneficial for improving your skin’s overall texture and hydration. Being organically extracted, this type of face oil is easily absorbed by our skin, making its skin benefits more effective than those that are synthetically created.

These face oils contain vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that help to nourish and protect your skin. Whether you have dry skin, oily, or a combination, this type of face oil caters to all skin types.

Benefits of Using Natural Facial Oils

Since natural face oil is rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals, face oils can help to shield your skin from free radicals. It can also help calm inflammation and reduce skin redness, plus they can be applied both as a morning and nighttime oil. In short, face oils offer a wide range of benefits, including:

Moisturizing the Skin

Face oils are the experts when it comes to skin hydration and moisturization. Its amazing capacity to moisturize your skin is very effective. Even if you have oily skin, it doesn’t clog pores and instead helps regulate your skin’s natural oils—no need to be scared of adding extra oil to your face!

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Natural face oils are rich in fatty acids and nutrients necessary for fading hyperpigmentation and scars and in soothing sensitive skin resulting in an improved, lighter texture and reduced appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Jojoba, argan, and rosehip oils are excellent facial oils you can add to your skincare routine.

Reducing Inflammation

You may also turn to using face oils to treat inflamed skin. Essential oils like tea tree oil and lavender oil have anti-inflammatory properties that can help to soothe irritated skin and reduce redness and swelling. These oils can be especially beneficial for those who have sensitive skin or conditions like eczema or rosacea.

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Preventing Acne

Contrary to popular belief, using facial oils can actually help to prevent acne. Natural oils like grapeseed oil and jojoba oil can help to regulate sebum production, which can reduce the chance of clogged pores and breakouts.

Anti-Aging Benefits


Many oils, such as rosehip oil and argan oil, are rich in antioxidants, which protect our skin from free radicals.

These oils can also help to improve skin elasticity and firmness, leaving your skin looking younger and more vibrant.

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Which are the best natural oils for the face?


Technically speaking, natural face oils are all the best in their specific skin concern expertise; you just have to be well-informed about which natural oil to use for your specific skin needs. Anyway, I’m here to help you decide which facial oil you should use for your skin.

As a skincare professional, makeup artist, and someone who has struggled with sensitive skin, I know how overwhelming it can be to navigate the world of facial oils. So let me introduce you to my Water Oil Skin Prep. This feather-light facial oil is packed with nine skin-loving oils that provide powerful hydration without leaving any oily residue.


Using natural oils on your face can help improve the overall health and appearance of your skin, making it a great addition to your skin care routine. Whether you're dealing with dry, oily, or combination skin, these natural oils can work wonders for anyone looking to achieve a healthy, youthful glow at any age.

Sonia Roselli Water Oil—a skincare must-have that is perfect for all skin types, including sensitive skin

Here's why:

  • Cruelty-free
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • Paraben-free
  • Nut-free
  • Fragrance-free
  • No chemical colors

Let's explore the top nine natural oils found in Water Oil that your skin will absolutely love!

Squalane Oil


Did you know that our body can produce its own squalane oil? It’s a natural component of our sebum that decreases as we age, so using an oil that’s rich in squalane can help replenish our skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Squalane is very popular in the skincare industry for its benefits and hydration powers. It's lightweight and can be used on all skin types, including sensitive skin. Plus, it has antioxidant properties that can help fight signs of aging, like wrinkles and fine lines.

Sea Buckthorn Oil


This oil is known for its power in cell regeneration and its capability to protect the skin from environmental stressors.

It also has vitamin E, which is good for improving skin elasticity and preventing early signs of aging.

Japanese Camellia Oil


Camellia oil has been used in Japan for centuries as a beauty treatment. This oil is recommended for people with extremely dry skin as this prevents skin from dying out, all while replenishing the skin’s vital nutrient needs.

Japanese camellia oil is also rich in antioxidants and high in oleic acid, which is both good for keeping the skin moist and protecting the skin from premature aging.

Argan Oil


Argan oil is rich in vitamin E, omega fatty acids, and antioxidants which are beneficial for your skin and hair.

This oil is ideal for people who suffer from acne breakouts and those with oily skin. It helps in regulating the skin’s oil production, preventing the pores from clogging.

Rice Bran Oil


Calling all our sensitive skin girlies out there – this oil is perfect for you!

Rice bran oil has anti-inflammatory properties that can help in reducing redness and acne breakouts. Its vitamin E and antioxidants work as agents to slow the appearance of aging skin, as well.

Avocado Oil

Organic oil extracted from avocado is suitable for people looking to soothe and moisturize their skin. It contains vitamins A, D, and E – which are all helpful in promoting healthy skin cell regeneration. Plus, it has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce redness and irritation.

Jojoba Seed Oil


Jojoba oil is an essential oil that can help with sunburn, acne, psoriasis, and chapped skin. This oil is extracted from the jojoba plant, which can be found in the U.S. and Mexico.

This oil can be used by all skin types. Whether you have normal skin, dry or oily skin, you don’t have to worry about it clogging your pores.

Soybean Oil

Soybean oil is the pro when it comes to soothing and reducing the redness of your skin. It has vitamin E and antioxidants which are both experts in improving the skin’s elasticity.

Sesame Seed Oil

Like other natural face oils, sesame seed oil also contains anti-inflammatory agents, antioxidants, and vitamin E. These nutrients are all helpful in preventing early signs of aging.

Which oil is best for anti-aging?

Aging is a natural process, but let's face it, we all want to look and feel our best at any age. So, let's take a look at the best natural oils for anti-aging.

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Squalane Oil

Squalane is famous in the skincare industry for a reason. It is a highly moisturizing and lightweight oil that helps to improve skin tone, skin elasticity, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and protect against free radical damage.

Sea Buckthorn Oil

If you’re looking to improve your skin texture and tone and promote the production of collagen, then Sea Buckthorn Oil is your ideal face oil. It works like magic on mature skin by reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Japanese Camellia Oil

This oil helps in improving your skin elasticity through hydration and moisturization. It has vitamins and antioxidants that brighten skin and promote a youthful, radiant complexion.

Argan Oil

Argan Oil hydrates and moisturizes the skin making it soft and smooth. Enhancing the skin’s hydration, it’s able to slow down skin aging and the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Avocado Oil

Aside from its power to reduce skin redness, this oil is also great for improving your skin texture. It promotes hydration, making the skin look more youthful and soft.

Rosehip Seed Oil

This oil is rich in vitamin C and essential fatty acids. Rosehip oil can help improve the skin’s elasticity and reduce hyperpigmentation.

Evening Primrose Oil

This oil is high in gamma-linolenic acid, which can help improve skin elasticity and reduce inflammation.

Frequently Asked Questions


Can facial oils be used on oily skin types?

That’s an absolute YES! 

In fact, despite popular belief, these oils are actually helpful for people with oily skin. I know this sounds confusing because, I mean, more oil to already oily skin? That doesn’t sound right to me, either.

However, these organic face oils are great in regulating the oil production in the skin, so you don’t have to worry about it clogging your pores.

When should I apply facial oil in my skincare routine?

To ensure your moisture stays and continues to nourish your skin, you can apply face oils as the last step of your skincare routine or after moisturizer. By doing this, you’re putting another layer of protection for your skin as this will effectively shield your skin from environmental stressors.

Can I mix facial oils with other skincare products?

Yes, you can mix facial oils with other skin care products like serums, such as Water Elixir, or moisturizers like Water Balm to customize your skincare routine. Just be careful not to overload your skin with too many products at once.

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Overall, using natural facial oils can be a great way to improve the health and appearance of your skin. Whether you're looking to moisturize and hydrate your skin, reduce inflammation and redness, prevent acne, or fight the signs of aging, there's a natural oil out there that can help you achieve your goals.

Well, there you have it! The nine skin-loving natural oils found in Sonia Roselli's Water Oil that your skin will absolutely love. With its lightweight and non-greasy formula, this facial oil is a must-have for anyone looking to achieve a healthy, youthful glow at any age. Why not give your skin the love and care it deserves by trying out Sonia Roselli's Water Oil today? So head on over to my skincare collection and grab yourself a bottle along with many other great beauty and skincare tips.

Thanks for reading, and happy glowing!

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