One of the common misconceptions about face oils is that people with combination/oilier skin can’t use them. Of course everyone’s skin is different, but you don’t have to pass on all face oils just because your skin isn’t dry! I had great experience with bodhi‘s first face oil. When they launched a new one that targets combination skin, Neroli Lucé Revitalising Face Oil, I was more than happy to try it!
I love bodhi‘s face oil packaging. The pump system eliminates mess, and it comes with a guard to make transporting the bottle safer. I mentioned in my previous review that the tube is shaped in a specific way, and now I can tell you there wasn’t much left in that bottle at all when I couldn’t pump anything out anymore. In short, don’t underestimate the attention to detail bodhi put into their packaging!
bodhi Neroli Lucé Revitalising Face Oil promises to nourish and hydrate skin with no greasy residue. It is supposed to revive a lackluster complexion with a boost of vitamins, antioxidants, and fatty acids. You can use this twice a day (the recommended amount each time is two pumps). It targets normal, combination, dull and tired, or blemish-prone skin.
This is one pump:
bodhi Neroli Lucé Revitalising Face Oil has a very fluid consistency. It is a lightweight face oil that should work well for those who are just beginning to dabble in face oils. The orange blossom scent is rather prominent, but it disperses fast enough.
Despite the fact that bodhi claims Neroli Lucé Revitalising Face Oil can be used under makeup to help reduce mid-day shine, I prefer to use face oil only at nighttime (particularly during the summer months). I have to admit I am somehow skeptical, however (after all, it is an oil). Depending on your skin’s needs, you might be able to use this alone, or you might want to layer it (after your serum and before your moisturizer).
bodhi Neroli Lucé Revitalising Face Oil is absorbed pretty fast into the skin, leaving it hydrated and protected. It makes the most difference when my skin looks tired and dull. As long as I put this on, my skin will be awake, alive and kicking again in the morning! It also makes my skin smoother and finer.
Here is the ingredient list if anyone is interested:
bodhi is an all-natural brand that I personally have a lot of faith in. However, do note that there is a mixture of essential oils in this product. If your skin doesn’t normally react well to essential oils, you might have to pass.
Bottom line: All in all, bodhi Neroli Lucé Revitalising Face Oil is a great dry oil that replenishes the skin and perks it up even when you are feeling tired. I am not entirely sure it has helped balance my combination skin out, but it does make it brighter and smoother!
Is face oil also an integral part of your skincare routine? In all honesty I find face oils addictive! Provided your skin doesn’t object to them, once you see what they can do for your skin, you’ll always have a couple of bottles lying around!
Sunny, your beauty culture translator xx