The Best Essential Oils for Healthy Skin
Listening to our bodies includes listening to our skin. When our body gets overburdened with chemicals from beauty care products it can lead to detoxification problems that can cause health issues down the line. You can reduce the burden by simplifying your personal care routine to include basics such as natural carrier oils and pure essential oils.
Pure, high-quality essential oils can be intensely nourishing and balancing for the skin. So, whether you’re dealing with oily skin, wrinkles, or dry patches, essential oils are here to help. Located below are a few essential oils from our Top 18 Essential Oil Set that packs tons of benefits for your skincare regime. Just make sure to dilute with a carrier oil (like Argan or Jojoba Oil) before applying!
Lemon essential oil is a natural detoxifier and contains antiseptic properties that aid in clearing the face from pimples and acne. By doing so, lemon also tightens the skin, preventing wrinkles, and removes excess oils that clog pores and cause blackheads.
Bergamot essential oil can be used to get rid of scars and marks on the skin, tone the skin and soothe skin irritations. To improve the health of your skin or promote healing, put five drops of bergamot oil mixed with Fractionated Coconut Oil on a cotton ball or pad and rub it on the infected area.
Yes! You can also use ylang ylang essential oil to clear up acne! It’s sebum regulating properties help reduce excess sebum production which is common in oily skin. Meanwhile, its antiseptic properties help disinfect ad speed up healing of acne wounds.
Patchouli essential oil helps speed the healing process of cuts and wounds, and also hastens the fading of scars. It is similarly effective in eliminating marks left by boils, acne, pox, and measles. It has been known to help in the treatment of eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, and sores.
It reduces inflammation in the body, it helps to heal skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema, and it helps to keep pores from getting clogged which reduces acne outbreaks. This oil is antibacterial and anti-inflammatory which makes it ideal for treating cuts and wounds to the skin. It helps to tone up the skin which reduces wrinkling and helps restore stretch marks.
Grapefruit oil is great for clearing off those ugly dimples on the skin that are known as cellulite. This is because it is a lymphatic stimulant that promotes the flow of toxins, wastes and old fat cells, all of which form cellulite, to sites of elimination.
With its anti-inflammatory properties, cinnamon oil can be an effective natural remedy for inflammatory skin concerns like rashes and acne. You can mix a cinnamon essential oil with our Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply it to the skin to take advantage of its antimicrobial capacity.
Skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema, can be improved with oil of oregano. Oregano oil is super powerful. It can destroy all variety of fungi and yeasts, regardless of where they reside.
Clove oil for dry skin is a great natural remedy when mixed with a carrier oil. It may also help lessen the appearance of stretch marks, baggy eyes, and puffy skin.
Clary sage essential oil has the power to reduce inflammation and skin irritation, making it wonderful to use on rashes. And because it is so rich in antioxidants, it can fight free radicals and tighten up loose skin.
Remember beauties, everyone's skin reacts differently to different products. We suggest doing a patch test first. Dilute the essential oil with a carrier oil, and place a small amount on the inside of your elbow or wrist. Wait 48 to 72 hours. If you do not notice an allergic reaction, redness, swelling, itching, or burning on that spot, it is okay for you to use.