Top 10 Beauty Oils
Effortlessly surfacing the skin and penetrating deeper than most creams, body oils are precious and finding one to suite is no mean feat, but here – we have it.
Le Couvent Des Minimes Cologne of Love Beneficial Care Oil, £25.00 www.boots.com
Infused with the loving cologne of green fingered monks, this skin softening blend of neroli and orange blossom brims with spirituality.
Michael Kors Liquid Shimmer Dry Oil Spray, £40.00 www.houseoffraser.co.uk
Achieving sex on legs isn’t easy. This statuesque elixir has the signature Michael Kors look – sleek, luminous sheen – delicately fragranced with his enticing Sexy Amber EDP.
Green & Spring Repair & Restore Body & Bath Oil, £30.00 www.greenandspring.com
Drawing inspiration from old-English apothecaries, this lavender, chamomile and calendula aromatherapy blend is as effective diluted in water as it is neat – leaves body supple and mind balanced.
Sanctuary Spa 4-Day Moisture Body Oil Spray, £7.00 www.boots.com
Red approved and incredibly economical, organic olive oil, vitamin e and an undisclosed ingredient, Sanctuary love secrets, achieve long standing suppleness.
La Prairie Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Dry Oil, £210.00 www.houseoffraser.com
With precious, molecular fragments of Swiss crystal, this uber firming face and body treatment can be used alone or to lace face, neck, décolletage and body creams – heightening their luxuriousness.
L’Occitane Amande Firming and Beautifying Supple Skin Oil, £35.00 www.marksandspencer.com
Nut allergies beware – a subtly scented spritzer with the essence of over a hundred French almonds. Deeply nourishing and easy to use it’s, in signature L’Occitane style, ethically sourced.
Jack Black Epic Moisture MP10 Nourishing Oil, £20.00 www.getjackblack.com
Men’s Journal approved, again – no mean feat, this simple yet superior blend of jojoba and argan multitasks as body, hair and post shave oil. Unfragranced for the benefit of men and women.
Melvita L’Or Bio Sparkling Oil, £32.00 www.meltiva.com
Another Red winner, this sparkling edition of the gloriously golden elixir is the jewel in Melvita’s lustrous crown. Dubbed ‘Nature’s gold,’ it’s ingredients and uses span from Echinacea honey and fig oils to limb perfector and hair conditioner.
Andrea Garland Boudoir Evening Body Oil, £15.50 www.andreagarland.co.uk
With the most charming ethos and branding imaginable, Andrea Garland’s classic fusion of lavender, geranium, benzoin and bergamot succeeds as both tranquilising bath treatment and comforting body oil.
Caudalie Divine Oil, £27.00 www.spacenk.com
Naturally, this dry oil absorbs easily making it perfect for skin, hair and nails. Its subtle notes of floral and wood are escapist, with a tree planted for every bottle sold – what’s not love.