OLAY REGENERIST LUMINOUS FACIAL OIL

you could say this is the first real "oil of Olay"
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you could say this is the first real "oil of Olay"
Olay Regenerist Luminous Facial Oil_it's the real oil of Olay

Yup, a real "oil of Olay."

It's not being marketed as P&G's first all-natural skincare formula, but Olay Regenerist Luminous Facial Oil is exactly that. A blend of naturally-derived (specific legal terminology) oils, the daily treatment is intended for use under moisturizer.

Let's call this the real "oil of Olay," shall we? Here's what's in Olay Regenerist Luminous Facial Oil:

  • caprylic/capric triglyceride derived from coconut oil (which is loaded with skin-loving fatty acids) and glycerin, and often used in skincare products as an emollient
  • grape seed oil rich in omega fatty acids and contains antioxidants including Vitamin E; often used in skincare
  • apricot kernel oil also rich in essential fatty acids, contains vitamins A and E
  • sunflower oil major omega fatty acids and lots of vitamin E 
  • orange oil used for scent
  • tangerine oil used for scent
  • lemon peel oil likely for scent
  • spearmint leaf oil likely for scent, though it's not an obvious note
  • jojoba oil actually a wax, but most similar of all to skin's natural sebum; rich in omega fatty acids
  • sesame seed oil high in fatty acids and often used as a carrier or base for other oils
  • babassu seed oil high in fatty acids, considered an alternative for coconut oil
  • olive oil also high in fatty acids, often used in moisturizing skin and lip care
  • evening primrose oil loaded with omega 6 fatty acids, soothes skin itching and redness (it's been used to help alleviate symptoms of eczema and acne)
  • benzyl alcohol a natural solvent and preservative
  • tocepherol vitamin E

Light and non-greasy, Olay Regenerist Luminous Facial Oil ($32.99 at londondrugs.com and $25.99 at ulta.com) sinks quickly into damp skin, and its soft citrus scent is a nice little mood booster. 

Do you use facial oil? Have you tried this one? Would you?

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