Essential Oil Skin Care For Natural Skin Care
How to Use Pure Essential Oils for Natural Skin Care
As far back as Cleopatra essential oils have been used or skin care to soothe and nourish skin.
Over the years chemical products arrived on the market and we almost abandoned using essential oils.
Today, Essential oils are making a strong comeback and rightfully so.
Though this resurgence of the use of essential oils we are finding ancient answers to today’s common skin problems.
Several different essential oils can be used for simple cleansing routines by placing a few drops in a mild soap; some of these oils are sweet basil, lemon, lemongrass, neroli, juniper, and peppermint
Essential Oils For Acne Skin Care
Facial acne is a distressing skin condition that is related to over production of sebum in the skin cells. Essential oils such as Geranium, chamomile, tea tree, and lavender have long been used as an acne treatment.
Any of these essential oils can be combined with light carrier oil which you can apply directly to your skin. For some skin the extra oil of the carrier may seem to be too much and the essential oils can be dropped into fragrance-free lotion or cream and rubbed into the affected area.
Essential Oils For Anti Aging Skin Care
As your skin ages and loses the ability to hang onto moisture it dries out and becomes more fragile. Your skin will also age from unprotected exposure to the sun or from pollutants such as smoking. Essential oils provide you with a selection of remedies for wrinkled and aging skin.
Oils such as rose, frankincense, sandalwood, carrot root, and neroli are excellent oils to use for aging skin. For facial use oils are placed into carrier oils or in fragrance-free lotions.
Essential Oils For Dandruff
If you suffer from dandruff you well know how bothersome it can be. Although there are many chemical remedies on the market to treat it, there are also many essential oils that can help dandruff in a much more natural way.
Oils such as cedarwood, geranium, lavender, lemongrass, and rosemary are known to be effective. You can drop into shampoo, conditioner, hair oil, or add to a water and vinegar mixture to rinse you hair with.
(Added bonus, more shine)
Essential Oils For Sunburn
Look to soothing chamomile and lavender oils to relive painful sunburns. Place a few drops of the chamomile or lavender into a cool bath and soak until the heat subsides.
You can also add s few drops of either oil into carrier oil and gently rub onto your burnt areas. Severe sunburns should be seen by your doctor.
Essential Oils For Oily Skin
Although it may seem counterintuitive that essential oils can help to clear oily skin people have been getting good results with these treatments for years.
Look to juniper berry, chamomile, cedarwood, and lavender oils and add one of them to water or a rinse to use after washing your face.
Although skin disorders and skin problems are not new treating them with essential oils may seem new to many people as oils were ignored for so long.
Essential Oil Skin Care