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How Borage Seed Oil Helps To Calm and Nourish Redhead Skin

This Oil Could Change Your Skin

Facial oils can do different things for your redhead skin, and adding the right oil can be a game-changer for your redhead skincare routine. One oil that’s grown in popularity in the past few years is Borage seed oil. We wanted to give you the 4-1-1 on the oil and why redheads should incorporate it into their daily life: 

Benefits of Borage seed oil

Borage seed oil has numerous benefits for redhead skin. A few of those benefits include:

  • Reduces Redness and Inflammation – Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, Borage seed oil works well at reducing redness and inflammation especially in skin conditions like eczema, rosacea, acne, and seborrheic dermatitis.
  • Promotes Healing of Skin Barrier – Borage seed oil is rich in omega-6 fatty acid which helps to promote healing and health of the skin barrier, thus reducing the risk of infection. This makes it very useful for those who suffer from acne and often have raw blemishes. 
  • Hydrates and Nourishes – This plant-derived oil is highly hydrating and helps rude water loss in the skin leaving it more soft, supple, and nourished. 

How to use Borage seed oil

You might find some of the skincare products you use already contain borage seed oil, as it is a common ingredient in cleaning oils. If you would like to incorporate it into your routine, you can apply the oil alone or mixed with moisturizer to a dry, clean face. 

‘Redhead-Friendly’ products containing Borage seed oil 

1. The Ordinary 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Borage Seed Oil


2. Paula’s Choice Omega+ Complex Moisturizer


3. Youth To The People Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Oil


4. BareMinerals Smoothness Hydrating Cleansing Oil 


Rock it like a Redhead!