by Brooke Le Poer Trench
Read More »from The 4 Things You Don't Know About Face Oils
David CookThose tiny bottles of oil that promise a youthful complexion are not of the snake variety anymore. Dermatologist David Colbert, the founder of Colbert M.D. Skincare, who has studied the skin-care and anti-aging benefits of face oils for 15 years, explains how they benefit the skin.
"Many botanical oils, including argan, passion fruit, and African marula oils, are potent antioxidants. In the morning, massage a few drops onto clean skin, wait two minutes, and apply sunscreen or foundation as usual."
See more: The Best 6 Spring Nail Polish Colors
IMPROVED SKIN TOLERANCE
"Oils can prevent the irritation caused by some anti-aging ingredients. Argan, yangu, and borage-seed oils all decrease inflammation. Smooth one on after your nightly anti-aging treatment. A few drops will be enough to cover your face and calm the skin."
"In your late 30s, wrinkles suddenly look deeper because the skin's natural oils decrease, the moisture