Top 7 Essential Oils To Boost Your Skin's Youthfulness
We all love happy and supple skin; who wouldn’t? But, we also know that caring for it can sometimes be challenging. Given our usual lifestyles, the kind of food we eat, the drinks we drink, and the schedules we maintain, it gets tough to fit in self-care. Skincare has become the least of the priorities too. However, while we cannot put in the effort, it doesn’t mean we don’t want soft and smooth skin.
Hence, considering everything in question, we have come up with a list of seven essential oils that will help soothe your skin. All you need to do is rub them on your face with a carrier oil (since essential oils should not be used directly on the skin)!
The 7 Essential Oils That Are Good for Your Skin
1) Rosemary Oil
Extracted from the flowering tops and leaves of the rosemary plant, rosemary oil is known for its antibacterial properties. Many organic and Herbal beauty products for treating acne have been known to contain rosemary oil. Continued application of rosemary oil helps flush out toxins from the body and improve blood circulation. Rosemary oil helps in lowering cellulite formation and also helps in reducing the existing cellulite on the body.
Rosemary oil’s concoction with coconut oil tightens the skin and reduces wrinkles and stretch marks.
2) Pomegranate Seed Oil
The Pomegranate seed oil is a rich source of punicic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid known to delay aging and boost the skin’s immunity against ultraviolet radiation. The pomegranate seed oil is also known to improve skin elasticity and promote cell regeneration. As per some studies, this oil is also supposed to prevent the growth of cancerous cells in the skin, thus inhibiting skin cancer.
The pomegranate seed oil can also double up as a sunscreen and protect against sunburn and tanning.
3) Lavender Oil
Lavender oil is a common ingredient in multiple air fresheners and beauty products, all thanks to its lovely fragrance. In addition to being a sweet-smelling ingredient, lavender oil is also known to benefit those who have chronic acne. With its anti-inflammatory properties, not only does it help in reducing bacterial infection on the skin, but it also prevents skin discoloration and irritation in general.
A natural antiseptic and disinfectant, lavender oil can also be applied to burns and cuts to help them heal faster.
4) Rosehip Seed Oil
One of the best anti-aging essential oils, rosehip oil is also helpful in diminishing the scars and marks and tightening the skin. The rosehip oil is rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids and helps restore the skin’s elasticity and reduce dark spots. The oil is exceptionally smooth and thick and boosts collagen regeneration significantly. It gets absorbed in the skin very quickly, so you can apply it even during the daytime.
Please note that Rosehip oil can cause allergic reactions in some people; therefore, before using it on your face, always do a patch test on the inside of your arm.
5) Frankincense Oil
Frankincense, the literal queen of essential oils, is known for its excellent skin healing properties that give relief from blemishes, acne, scars, and age spots. Frankincense is a strong astringent, which helps tighten the skin, thus reducing wrinkles and quickly healing the wound.
Also known as the logan oil, frankincense oil works best when used as a concoction with coconut oil flush.
6) Neroli Oil
Neroli oil is extracted from bitter orange flowers and improves blood circulation, thus boosting the skin’s elasticity. Neroli oil is especially beneficial in treating wrinkles, scars, and stretch marks.
It is also instrumental in maintaining the proper skin pH, which boosts the skin’s immunity and prevents bacterial or viral infections.
7) Sandalwood Oil
Last but not least is the sandalwood oil- the oil we have all grown to love. Sandalwood oil is a good astringent that helps rejuvenate the skin and makes it tight and supple. The topical use of sandalwood oil helps eliminate acne scars and blemishes. The oil also helps smoothen fine lines and wrinkles on the face.
So, friends, that was it for now from our side. The ones we mentioned in this blog are some of the most effective essential oils you can consider using, either just like that or as a mix with other oils. Having said that, we advise you to do a patch test whenever you try something new on your face first. You can never be sure about how your skin may respond to a new product; hence, it is better to be safe. Also you can see 11 best essential oils for the all 7 Chakras.
Take care! Be Happy!
May the Universe bless you with its abundance.