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The Body Shop Oils of Life Intensely Revitalizing Facial Oil

When it comes to precious seed oils, the skincare gurus at The Body Shop scoured the world for the right combination. This concoction is proof that they got it right. With antioxidant-rich oils from Egyptian black cumin seed, Chilean rosehip seed and Chinese camellia seed (plus seven other essential oils), its super-hydrating and anti-aging ingredients absorb quickly to reveal smoother, more youthful, revitalized skin.

The Body Shop Oils of Life Intensely Revitalizing Facial Oil
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These oils break my face out. Very acne prone skin and can't use use these oils

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Another facial oil I can't try...
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This rating really has nothing to do with the effectiveness of the product.
I have no idea if it is good or not...
This is about the 5th facial oil that has been sent to me this year...
I have severely acne prone skin.
I can't use facial oil Birchbox friends!
Please stop sending them to me!!!

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Skeptical but surprised
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I am generally so skeptical of putting oil straight on my face. It seems to defeat the point, ya know? But this really does what it says. It absorbs straight in and left me glowing. Naturally glowing, not glowing with the sheen of oil and clogged pores.

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Not really into facial oils
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I'm not into facial oils and the idea of them doesn't sound very interesting to me. So kind of disappointed.

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Interesting Product
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I think this product works best for someone who needs extra moisture for their skin - this is not my case. I felt a little too hydrated. However, I think it provides a nice glow, so that was a nice surprise. This would be a great product for really cold winters in New York.

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Meh....
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Nothing to write home about, I’ve used plenty of facial oils but this one is just lame, didn’t feel moisturizing in the least and lust not a fit

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THIS IS A MUST HAVE!

This is an extraordinary product that delivers luxury results immediately (soft, supple skin) and over time (evens tone, texture, reduces oiliness, and helps with blemishes). I've spent obscene amounts of money over the years on everything from drug store, to mid-market, to designer, to luxury and The Body Shop products are some of the only ones I've ever repurchased. I feel the need to share what I do to justify why I love this product line so much...My main concerns are hydration, anti-aging, dark spot, and acne. Here's my routine: (1) cleanse; (2) tone; (3) Drop of Youth Concentrate (serum); (4) THIS OIL; (5) Oils of Life Eye Cream; and (6) Oils of Life Day Cream mixed with Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Liquid 70 SPF (the only sunscreen that doesn't cause blemishes for me)...After all of this I put on makeup w/o a primer. First I'd like to say that even with all of these products layered, I never ever have any issues with anything balling up/not layering smoothly. My makeup literally glides on nicer than ever before and stays put. Nest, I'd like to explain why I used the Drops of Youth Concentrate before this oil...I tested 1/2 of my face applying this oil straight to my skin after toning. on the other half, I toned, applied the Drops of Youth Concentrate, and then this oil...The Drops of Youth Concentrate helped the oil absorb. It was very obvious. One side of my face was slick with oil and the other was glowy for a minute and then mattified. Since I started doing my routine day/night, I've noticed many changes in my skin. Fine lines that were accentuated by a lack of hydration are diminished so much so that makeup isn't settling into them. The tone/texture of my skin is better than it's ever been and I have dark spots from sun damage that are not nearly as prominent and are now easily covered under mineral foundation w/o that weird looking gray cast that happens when you try to cover up darker spots. I was also an avid ProActiv user (even though I knew it was bad for my skin) and struggled with acne since I was a teenager. With this routine, I've noticed significantly less acne (still some hormonal). One of the main oils in the Oils of Life line is Black Cumin Seed Oil...I have a different oil, Odacite Bl+C Pimples Serum Concentrate (Black Cumin + Cajeput...Bought it here on Birchbox) for spot treatment of pimples and it also has Black Cumin Seed Oil...The spot treatment works VERY well for me and I've learned that Cumin Seed Oil is high in zinc and is great at fighting infections/inflammation. I'd also like to mention that as soon as I go through my routine, my skin feels SO soft. Velvet soft. With all of the products I've owned, I've never achieved such soft, supple skin. Lastly and probably best of all...These product are so affordable and they last a long time...I have the 1oz. bottle of this oil and I used 2 drops twice a day. I have a science brain, so I'll break it down for you...In a 1 oz. bottle there are 29.57 ml and there are 20 drops of oil in each ml...For easy math, let's say there are 30 ml in 1 oz...That means that using a dropper 30(ml) x 20(drops)= 600 drops per bottle. If you use 4 drops per day (2 in the AM, 2 in the PM), this bottle will last you 150 days or approximately 5 months. I know this is a very lengthy review, but I love these products and am passionate about sharing all the reasons why. I hope this is helpful to some of my fellow skincare junkies!

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Been looking for a good oil
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I had been browsing the site for an oil I can use on my face and went with this one. After just a couple days my face seems smoother and brighter. Excited to continue to see results!

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decent
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this product was okay...although I felt that after one application I had to apply more to my face within a few minutes because it felt dry...I have extremely dry skin so that could be why but it didn't really work as good as other products like this

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Delightful Facial Oil

I'm a staunch supporter of facial oils, despite the fact that the older I get the more combo my skin gets. I'm also acne-prone without sensitive skin. I use 4 drops each application before bed only. The directions say 2-3 drops if your face is a desert. Mine isn't, perhaps in part to this fab oil that smells like woodsy pencil shavings. It has a strong scent to get used to. This was not a deterrent to how much I enjoyed this oil. It was: moisturizing, not heavy, aromatic-ly pleasant, fast-absorbing and EFFECTIVE. In my opinion, this is better than a certain Midnight Recovery Oil...heh heh.

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