Face oils have been around for centuries and with good reason too. They help hydrate and nourish dry skin leaving it feeling soft and smooth, but they are as helpful for oily skin types helping to balance sebum production and sometimes even helping calm breakouts depending on the oil chosen. But in Singapore’s hot and humid climate, oils can just feel a bit too… oily. And no one wants a cloying, shiny finish that a face oil can sometimes leave on the skin.
That’s why we rounded up these skincare products, which are the ideal mix of oil and essence, water or emulsion to give your skin all the benefits of a face oil without feeling sticky or heavy. Unlike face oils that can feel a tad heavy for use in the day, these lightweight products can easily be part of your morning skincare routine. Just don’t forget to shake well before use.
This article first appeared in Cleo.