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Best Homemade Glow Oils in 2020

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Now we’re in the age of Instagram where everyone seems to have flawless, glowing, makeup-free skin, and you’re wondering, “when do I get one too? “.

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Well, not all of those seemingly flawless skins are what you think. Glow oils are now a trend, and there’s almost no limit to the natural filter they can give to your face and skin.

One little problem though – some glow oils are quite pricey. Well, maybe not so pricey for the girl who loves to shop skincare products, but a DIY lover will opt for the homemade alternative.

The best natural oils for skin glow are the most accessible and affordable. Honesty, every time you spend a dollar on or more on a bottle of already made glow oil, it’s like pouring water into a basket and expecting it to stay in.

This is not to say there are no good quality organic skin glow oils on the store shelves; of course, there are a few. But how many do you have to try before you find the right one?

Making your glow oils costs less, and you also get the confidence that you’re using oil you can trust (after all, you created it).

Is it OK to use a glowing oil on my face?

I know you may be wondering if it’s a good bet to use glow oils. Well, if a zit breakout is what you’re afraid of, then you can take a chill pill.

The more you rid your skin of oils with harsh face cleansers, the more it tries to make up for the oil loss by producing more oils, and then you get the zit you do not want.

Glow oils are a great way to heal your skin because they are great moisturisers, and some of them have antibacterial properties. The goal is to get rid of dryness, wrinkles, have a plump look, and glow.

That’s what you’ll get after trying what we’ve put together for you in this article.

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Below are some cool natural glow oils for you

1. Coconut oil

OK, unless you are acne-prone, you can trust coconut oil to make your skin appear fresh, plump, and glowing. Coconut oil is a natural anti-fungal and antibacterial oil, making it one of the best natural glow oil for oil cleansing and also for regulating the skin’s microbiome.

However, you should avoid it if you have very oily skin as it may clog your pores and cause zits. Jojoba oil is a better option for those with oily skin.

How to use?

Combine a few drops of vitamin E to a few tablespoons of coconut oil, and pour it into a bottle. Wash your face and use sparsely.

2. Jojoba oil

Jojoba oil

Alright, you already know it’s best to go for an option that works for every skin instead of a selective one. Jojoba oil is that option, and because it mimics the skin’s natural sebum, it turns out to be a great alternative to coconut oil.

Jojoba oil is fantastic at fighting acne, it works well for the skin and scale, contains anti-inflammatory properties, and still gives you the glow you want.

How to use?

Combine a few drops of jojoba oil with clean water and spray on your skin. Alternatively, you can mix carrot oil and jojoba oil. Use after exfoliation in the morning on the first day. Use usually Every other day

3. Avocado oil

Avocado oil

Ladies are probably tired of reading or hearing about avocados. Well, they are not called a wonder fruit for nothing. Avocado oil is excellent on the skin, and can help heal inflammations, and soften your skin. They are straightforward to make and affordable.

How to use?

Avocado oil can be used on its own or combined with water in a spray bottle. (remember, oil and water don’t mix, so the water is just to help you enjoy the spray experience)

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4. Carrot Seed Oil

Carrot Seed Oil

If you have dry skin, you may already know that it is naturally prone to wrinkles, premature aging, and sun damage. With carrot seed oil, you can restore the glow on your dry skin.

How to do this?

Pour five tablespoons of original argan oil into a bowl, add a few drops of original frankincense oil, combine with a few drops of carrot seed oil and mix thoroughly. This glow oil can be used on the skin every morning after a shower and at night.

5. Rosehip oil

Rosehip oil

this is one of the best alternatives for those looking to glow and maintain their glow. You can find it as an ingredient in most glow oils because it works like magic. All your have to do is apply some on your skin after a shower, and you’re ready to glow.

6. Shea butter oil

queens for centuries have relied on the amazing skincare benefits of Shea butter, and it’s time you did the same. With shea butter, we’ll you have to do is take a shower, apply as a moisturizer, and glow.

However, body butters don’t work well with sunlight, so if you’re using the butter, stay away from direct sunlight as much as you can.

Tips for buying already made glow oils

  • Before you buy any glow oil, do well to read the label and make sure there’s no added chemical.
  • Look out for honest reviews of the glow oil product your buying. Read as many as 10 before making up your mind.
  • Never try too many products. It’s unsafe for your skin and very expensive too. Imagine how much money you’ll spend trying to get your skin back in shape if things go wrong.
  • Always do a patch test. Even if you’re trying any of the options above, make sure to do a patch test to be sure the oil is compatible with your skin. You don’t want your fave looking like a pineapple skin after your first Instagram picture featuring your glow.

We hope you found this article helpful? Do not hesitate to ask questions and leave your opinions in the comments section provided below. We look forward to interacting with you.

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Disclaimer: This article is purely informative & educational in nature and should not be construed as medical advice. Please use the content only in consultation with an appropriate certified medical or healthcare professional.

Emmanuella Ekokotu
Ekokotu Emmanuella is a sociologist and Anthropologist, writer, and fashion model who lives in Benin city, Edo state,Nigeria.

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  1. Good evening nice work, mine Is a question plz after making carrot oil u will discover day there is carrot water at the bottom of the oil it is okay to use the oil like that with the water or u separate the oil from the carrot water?

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