The 5 Beauty Oils You Need in Your Life Right Now

By now you know that argan oil is a gift from the Moroccan gods, and that coconut oil cures just about any skin, hair, or nail issue. It’s time to meet the new class of restorative oils, from skin-softening extracts to hair-rescuing elixirs. Get to know them, love them, and add them to your beauty arsenal.

The Smooth Operator: Obliphica Oil

Why it Rules: High in fortifying fatty acids and bioactive compounds, this oil from the vitamin-rich sea berry serves to tame frizz by smoothing the outer cuticles of your hair, making it smooth and sleek.
Get Your Fix: Comb a few drops of amika’s Oil Treatment through damp hair before styling, or whenever your ends are feeling rough.

The Hair Whisperer: Roucou Oil

Why it Rules: Rich in beta-carotene and ellagic acid, this Amazonian oil not only protects your hair’s color against UV rays and free radicals, but also hydrates your hair and helps it grow.
Get Your Fix: Give your hair the deluxe treatment with Davines’ roucou-infused OI/Shampoo, OI/Conditioner, and OI/All in One Milk. The trio uses the oil to address issues that plague all hair types, from heat damage to slow growth.

The Healer: Rose Hip Seed Oil

Why it Rules: Mid-winter, when skin starts to appear dry and red, this all-natural oil, sourced from rubiginosa, works to repair damage by kickstarting tissue generation, while the oil’s fatty acids plump the skin. The result: an even tone with fewer fine lines.
Get Your Fix: Treat ailing skin with Jurlique’s Rose Moisture Plus Moisturizing Cream Mask, which utilizes rose hip oil to help your skin retain moisture. Or, go straight to the source by applying Shea Terra Organics Rubiginosa Rose Hips Oil directly to your face and neck to reduce redness and diminish wrinkles.

The Pure Luxury: Macadamia Oil

Why it Rules: When dry, unruly hair is ruining your day, a dose of this oil is all you need to bring it back to a workable state. Omega-7 fatty acids repair heat damage and restore hydration so that you can quit worrying about frizz and dry ends.
Get Your Fix: After starting with Bain de Terre’s Macadamia Oil Nourishing Shampoo and Conditioner in the shower, spritz your hair with a mist of Macadamia Oil’s Healing Oil Spray. It combines macadamia and argan oils to ensure moisturized, manageable hair.

The Blemish Buster: Hazelnut Oil

Why it Rules: Anyone who’s obsessed with Nutella knows that hazelnuts are high in fat (the good kind). When pressed, they make for a hydrating natural oil that absorbs quickly to shrink large, acne-prone pores.
Get Your Fix: Use the hazelnut-infused Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse to get a dose of daily moisture (it doubles as a subtle fragrance). For breakouts, treat your skin to a nightly dose of suki’s balancing oil, which uses hazelnut to balance the skin’s sebum levels and prevent breakouts.

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