Face oil + summer heat? Ok, you’re suspicious, we get it. Applying face oil when your skin is on the shiny side may seem counterintuitive, but a carefully chosen face oil can actually REDUCE excess oil production. When skin feels dry and parched, it increases oil as a way to compensate and quench the thirst. Facial oils are designed to lock in moisture and increase hydration, so the skin is balanced and keeps that shine at bay.

Now that we have your undivided attention, read on for the top five facial oils that we love, especially in this hot, hot weather.

Superfood Facial Oil by Elemis

Rice, broccoli, radish… The superfoods packed in this skin savior read like the beginning for the healthiest salad, only this one feeds your skin with antioxidants and omegas for a healthy, radiant glow. We’re loving its lightweight quick-dry formula that imparts shine-free luminosity and its ability to detox skin with the power of just a few drops.

High expectations Cannabis Facial Oil by High

For skin that needs balance and TLC, try this super-rich facial oil with a lightweight finish. Cannabis sativa seed oil is a game-changer when it comes to hydration and soothing, while potent organic plant actives work overtime to repair, replenish and protect the skin.

Plum Elixir by Loli Beauty

Full disclaimer: this is so much more than just a facial oil. Loli’s Plum Elixir not only offers intense moisturizing benefits, it also soothes and protects sensitive, stressed, dry or aging skin against free radicals. Plus it can be used to hydrate lips, calm frizz, and soothe irritated scalps. We just wish that our screens had a scratch and sniff option — the formula smells simply incredible.

Rooted Oil by Noto

This high performing natural oil drenches skin in hydration thanks to its infusion of Palo Santo oil, frankincense, vetiver, black pepper, and an array of organic ingredients. Another multitasking hero, this calming salve can be used for nourishing hair, scalp and beards as well.

Tea Seed Elixir by Loli Beauty

Tea seed will completely transform the look and feel of your skin. Relying on a cocktail of overachievers like sweet orange, pink grapefruit, camellia seed, flaxseed and apricot seed oils, this elixir restores balance for a brighter, happier skin.

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