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When do you apply oils to the skin?

Asked by Ilana

Hi! In terms of applying oils to the skin, how do they absorb into the skin with other water-based products? Should I apply one before the other, (which first) and then SPF? Any insight would be very helpful! thanks! Ilana

Ilana answered
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    Water-based products are applied first simply because once you apply an oil, the water based product can’t penetrate the oil and just lays on top of it. However, since water-based products are easily absorbed into the skin, oil products placed on top of them can then be partly absorbed into and partly coat the skin.

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