Golden drops to get you through winter
For me, part of the joy of using face oils is that it feels a bit primal. Like I'm a caveman, prepping my skin for the long, dark, dinosaur-filled night ahead. This is absolutely what they would have used – a pure, wood-scented lipid. But they would have sloshed it on from the trough, probably, rather than used the dainty pipette available today. Oils, especially in winter, are wonderful. A couple of drops warmed in the palm and bosh, you're golden. I've gone on in the past about Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate (£36, kiehls.co.uk) which I love, but I'd also recommend Dr Jackson's Face Oil (£30, drjackson.co.uk) and Aveda's Beautifying Composition (£21, aveda.co.uk), both of which work as deep moisturising night treatments, and as casual day moisturisers, and even on dry hair. And all without leaving your forehead greasy.
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