How To Use Shower Oil & Which One Is The Best?
My friends, today I want to have a quick chat How To Use Shower Oil & Which One Is The Best? I first discovered them a few years ago and since that time, I’ve been a huge convert, but today I want to chat about how to use them and which is the best!
How to apply a shower oil?
According to L’occitane, you apply shower oil in shower onto wet skin. Then lather and rinse. It cleanses and moisturises in one and leaves your skin clean but not stripped. Alternatively, you can double cleanse your skin, perhaps after a work out and use a soap / shower gel first and then finish with an oil to give a second cleanse with a bit of hydration. Alternatively you can drop some shower oil into a bath for a bath soak, it should emulsify with the water and turn into a milky consistency.
What are the best shower oils?
- L’Occitane Almond
- Jo Malone Blackberry & Bay
- Aromatherapy Associates Revive
What is the best Shower Oil?
I love all three of the oils above, they are all absolutely stunning, however, for me I have to admit, I do adore the L’occitane Almond Shower oil. It’s a wonderfully rich oil and smells stunning. It’s quite a simple scent which layers beautifully with every perfume I wear and the price point might push it into the ‘luxury’ category, but it’s attainable for daily use, especially when you buy the refills which are £28 for 500ml. Which is pretty amazing considering the 250ml bottle is £19.50 – and worth every penny I may add!
How does it work?
Shower oil is great for those with dry skin. It works much like a cleansing balm or oil for your skin, it cleans and lifts off dirt and grime without stripping the skin. It’s especially good if you have very dry skin or during the winter months. It’s also great for the summer and keeping your legs looking radiant and healthy.
How it it different to shower gel?
Much like soap, but not as harsh, shower gels will cleanse your skin and leave it feeling stripped. Where as oils will gently cleanse skin and leave it feeling hydrated and smooth. Also a shower gel can be used with a pouf to exfoliate your skin, where as a shower oil is applied directly onto skin with hands and leathered before rinsing.
I hope this post is of help! I love beauty oils and this L’occitane Almond is a true favourite of mine, it smells amazing, it’s affordable and refillable… plus it leaves my skin super soft and supple! Also, this post contains affiliate links and press samples.