Bio-Oil for Face: Why You Should Be Using Bio-Oil in Your Skincare Routine

Bio-Oil benefits and uses you didn't know...

The Benefits of Using Bio-Oil for Skincare

Bio Oil is a well known multitasking skincare oil that does everything from reducing the appearance of scars and stretch marks to moisturizing all over, but did you know you can use Bio-Oil for the face as well?

There are many benefits to using Bio-Oil for face, which has been proven both anecdotally and scientifically. Packed with ingredients to nourish and restore the skin, Bio-Oil and help with everything from improving acne scars to minimizing wrinkles.

Keep reading learn more about the benefits to using Bio-Oil for face and skincare routine…

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5 Benefits to Using Bio-Oil for the Face

Bio-Oil has many benefits, ranging from treating scars to anti aging and more..

1.  Using Bio-Oil as a facial moisturizer

Bio-Oil is a fantastic an anti-aging facial oil and moisturizer. You can use it in place of your moisturizer and it doubles as an anti-aging serum with it’s nutrient packed plant-based formula.

Bio-Oil relieves dryness and works to instantly hydrate and smooth skin thanks to Purcellin, one of its key ingredients. And it has lightweight texture absorbs quickly into the skin and is non-comedogenic, aka doesn’t block pores.

Using Bio-Oil for skincare, you’ll see and feel softer skin with regular use along with giving your skin an added glow as a bonus.

2. Bio-Oil for Acne Scars

Since Bio-Oil is a designed to reduce the appearance of scars and this also includes the the scars that are left behind from acne and breakouts.

With a high content of Vitamin E and A , using Bio-Oil for acne scars can help reduce their appearance by helping them fade quickly and supplying the skin with the nutrients it needs to repair itself.

3. Bio-Oil for Hyperpigmentation and Uneven Skin Tone

Hyperpigmentation can happen for a variety of reasons including hormonal changes, scarring, or sun damage from excess exposure.

Studies have shown using Bio-Oil for hyperpigmentation can significantly improve skin tone and reduced hypermigmentation.

It comes back to the blend of vitamins and botanical extracts which include calendula, rosemary, and chamomile found in Bio-Oil, and their ability to replenish damaged skin cells.

How to use Bio-Oil as a skincare treatment for acne scars, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation
The benefits of using Bio-Oil for the face and how you can use it as part of your skincare routine.

4. Bio-Oil for Wrinkles and Lines

Bio-Oil is also an effective treatment for wrinkles lines, and the combating the effects of aging skin.

The formula contains high quantities of vitamin A (which as you beauty junkies know, is where retinol is derived from), along with vitamin E and both are known for their regenerative properties of reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

And to back that up a 2011 study found that after applying Bio-Oil twice a day for 12 weeks, 94% of testers reported a “significant” improvement in the appearance of UV damage to their skin which is the number one cause of lines and wrinkles.

5. Using Bio-Oil as a makeup remover

Another great benefit of Bio-Oil is that it works really great as a makeup remover.

Bio-Oil is safe to use on your face and around your eyes and because of its natural ingredients. It easily removes the most stubborn makeup and has many benefits for your skin like helping with those fine lines!

Apply a few drops to a cotton pad and with a gentle swipe, it will take off any makeup easily. Just be careful careful not to get Bio-Oil in the eye!

How to use Bio-Oil as part of your skincare routine to help improve the appearance of wrinkles, scars and hyperpigmentation

How to use Bio-Oil for Face?

Well there you have it, now you know benefits to using Bio-Oil for face, how do you apply it you ask?

Using Bio-Oil for skincare is easy. Just apply a few small drops of Bio-Oil to you hands and pat on to clean dry skin once or twice daily.

Make sure you’re not rubbing it in as you would a moisturizer, but gently patting it on your skin which it will help it absorb better and let the ingredients penetrate deeper into your skin

If you’re using other serums or moisturizers, you can use Bio-Oil as the last step of your routine to seal in all all the goodness into your skin!

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  • Belle
    May 18, 2018

    IVe never tried bio oil. I’ll definitely be trying it now

  • Rachel Stone
    May 18, 2018

    I’ve used bio oil before – it’s really good! you just have to stick with it and make part of your routine like you say or else I forget to apply!

  • Sarah Bailey
    May 18, 2018

    I have to admit I wouldn’t have thought about using bio oil as a makeup remover but what a great idea. It really is such a versatile product.

  • Maro Akamatra
    May 19, 2018

    Can I just say that I loved your photos and the feeling you created with them! I bet it’s a nice product too!

  • Alaina-Lee Monster
    May 19, 2018

    I really loved by oil when I was expecting my little ones. But I never thought about keeping it in my regular skin care routine. I love your tip about using it as a facial moisturizer.

  • Batiste Ladonna
    May 19, 2018

    You have some excellent suggestions. Your pic are awesome. I will be trying your tips out.

  • Heather Castillo
    May 19, 2018

    I’ve never heard of bio-oil but it definitely sounds like something I need to try!

  • Roy
    May 20, 2018

    If that photos don’t lie is true, your suggestions are invaluable.

  • Kiwi
    May 20, 2018

    I actually used to own some bio-oil. It works great and love it as a beauty product for a make up remover!

  • Meagan Emmons
    May 20, 2018

    This looks like a product that really agrees with your skin.

  • Nicole
    May 25, 2018

    This sounds like a really great product! I’ve never heard of it before, but I’m always up for trying something new. Thanks for sharing!

  • Ashley
    August 11, 2020

    I used to have some Bio-Oil and now I need to replenish my stock! Such a great multipurpose oil!

    Le Stylo Rouge

    • Eileen
      August 11, 2020

      Agreed, it’s good for so many things!

  • crystalsandcurls
    August 12, 2020

    Love the photography as always! I’m trying to minimise my acne scarring, so I’ll definitely have to pick up some bio oil xx

    • Eileen
      August 12, 2020

      Thank Mia! Oh this is meant for scarring so it will be a good one for you! Also I’ve found vitamin C and retinol has also helped my own acne scarring too!

  • Allie Msckin
    August 12, 2020

    Oh i am have been wanting to get a face oil. Thanks for heads up on this. I have seen it in the stores.

    Allie of

    • Eileen
      August 12, 2020

      Thanks Allie! It’s a really great good multi-purpose oil and I love that it’s budget friendly too!

  • Laura Bambrick
    August 12, 2020

    I have never tried this but it sounds amazing and has a fantastic price point! Thanks for sharing all the benefits!

    • Eileen
      August 16, 2020

      Thanks so much Laura!

    • Eileen
      August 16, 2020

      Thanks Laura, you should give it a try! It’s one of my favourite skincare products!

  • Tiziana Olbrich
    August 14, 2020

    Haven’t tried them, but your review sounds good and you took so beautiful pictures with the products 🙂
    have a great day,


    • Eileen
      August 16, 2020

      Thank you so much Tiziana!

  • Radi
    August 15, 2020

    It looks so wonderful. I love the fact that it even helps remove make-up.

  • chloe
    August 16, 2020

    I loooove bio oil! It’s worked wonders on my dark spots, stretch marks and scars. It’s literally magic in a bottle, ahah!
    Chloe X

    • Eileen
      August 16, 2020

      It really is! I always travel with it because it’s such a great multitasker!


  • Danielle
    August 16, 2020

    I would never think to use this on my face, but I think I might have to give it a whirl!


    • Eileen
      August 16, 2020

      You should! It’s great for your face too!


  • Natalia
    August 17, 2020

    Thank you for sharing these! I am definitely interested, and your pictures look great!


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