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Megan Fox’s Favorite Anti-Age Skincare Product Only Costs $12

After years of living more of a low-key life, Megan Fox is finally back and making headlines. She has been all over the news for some time and many of us were left in shock after seeing that the actress didn’t age one day in all of those years when she avoided the spotlight. And while she undoubtedly has access to the best estheticians and dermatologists that this world has to offer, the one secret beauty product that Megan Fox swears by only costs 12 dollars!

Megan once told The Huffington Post, that her smooth and wrinkle-free skin is the result of a product you can buy at Whole Foods: “I have to wash my face every 12 hours and then moisturize. I only take showers, as I don’t like sitting in bath water. After my shower, I moisturize with grapeseed oil from Whole Foods. It’s a great moisturizer and lighter than olive oil.” Who would have guessed? And Megan really seems to know what she is talking about because grapeseed oil has been known for its skincare benefits for decades!

What makes grapeseed oil different?

Grapeseed oil is a light oil that is considered noncomedogenic, which means it’s good for most skin types, even sensitive and acne-prone skin. And because it has ingredients that can help with a wide range of skin problems, people with multiple issues may be able to cut down on the number of products they use by switching to grapeseed oil. That won’t only simplify your beauty routine, but also save you a lot of money! 

Grapeseed oil has a lot of linoleic acid, which is an omega-6 fatty acid that can help treat acne by preventing pores from getting clogged. It’s also anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial, and the vitamin E in grapeseed oil may even help fade the look of acne scars. Besides fatty acids, this oil also has polyphenols, which help fight aging. Polyphenols are known to not only slow the aging process but also reverse signs of aging like sun spots, fine lines, and wrinkles. 

How to incorporate grapeseed oil into your skincare routine? 

Since grapeseed oil is so easily absorbed and lightweight, adding it to your skincare routine won’t be a problem at all. Even if you have oily skin! However, you have to remember the basic rules when it comes to skincare, which says that you should layer your products from thinnest to thickest. Oils are always thicker than your water-based moisturizers, so add the grapeseed oil at the end of your skincare routine. Or, if you want, you can even mix the oil with your favorite moisturizer to skip that additional step. 

How often you use it depends on the problem you’re trying to solve. Once a day will be ideal for most skin types. Always patch test before adding any new ingredient into your skincare routine, and never introduce two products at once. Start by using the grapeseed oil a few nights a week, and then slowly increase it to every day. You can even use it on your body if you like!