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Skincare can be a headache at the best of times, but in the colder, drier months of winter, it's more important than ever to take care of your skin. Introducing facial oils, a welcome alternative to flaky dehydrated skin. Whether your skin is feeling unbalanced or just not moisturised enough, we have a facial oil to suit every skin need. Apply these to a freshly-cleansed face (take note of whether to use them in the morning or before bedtime, however—the Sunday Riley oil, for example, is definitely one for the nighttime as it has retinol!) and either leave as-is or layer under your regular moisturiser for that boost of radiance. Your skin will be looking brighter and spring-ready before that coveted season even arrives. 

Dry Skin

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Rodial Stemcell Super-Food Facial Oil

Oils with powerful anti-ageing ingredients, like Omega 3, 6 and 9, and vitamins A, B5, C and E, can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while restoring the skin’s suppleness.

Dry Skin 

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De Mamiel Botaniques Autumn Facial Oil

Dry Skin 

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SK-II Facial Treatment Oil

Sensitive Skin 

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Clé de Peau Beauté Radiant Multi-Repair Oil

Fragrance-free and lighweight formulas help even the most reactive skin retain moisture and stay hydrated all day long.

Sensitive Skin 

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Votary Super Seed Facial Oil 

Sensitive Skin 


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Sunday Riley Luna Sleeping Night Oil

Combination Skin 


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Aromatherapy Associates Hydrating Nourishing Face Oil

Choose oils that deliver the right amount of moisture and boost radiance. Rose oil works at improving circulation and is known for skin-enhancing properties, while seaberry oil is a powerful antioxidant.

Combination Skin 


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Fresh Seaberry Moisturising Face Oil

Combination Skin 


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Chantecaille Rose de Mai Face Oil

Oily Skin 


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Decléor Ylang Ylang Oil Serum

Fight oil with oil using formulas made with plant extracts and anti-inflammatory ingredients like azulene to reduce redness, excess sebum and shine.

Oily Skin 


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Herbivore Botanicals Lapis Oil Balancing Facial Oil

Oily Skin 


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Jurlique Skin Balancing Face Oil

 This article was originally published in the January 2017 issue of Hong Kong Tatler. 

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