Skin problems can come any time and in any form to scare and trouble you. These problems can be acne, dryness of skin, tanning, blackheads, dullness of skin, skin aging, opening and enlargement of pores etc. So now what if I tell you there is a solution of these problems. You will not believe me right? But it’s true, for every skin problem you have aromatherapy; i.e. use of essential oils. If you keep all the skin problems away, your skin is bound to become healthy and glowing. Accordingly we have selected few skin problems and based on which the most appropriate essential oil which gives great benefits is suggested. Have a look!
Here Are The 14 Essential Oils For Healthy And Glowing Skin:
Lavender oil which is obtained from the lavender plant sticks has a number of properties. Its aroma is very relaxing for the mind and is also antiseptic in nature. It is very light and is soothing for skin. Therefore, it is the first choice of essential oil used for daily skincare regime.
Rose oil is antiseptic, antibacterial, anti spasmodic, aphrodisiac in nature. It has number of benefits and hence can be used for many conditions. Rose oil can be generally used for every day care also.
Chamomile oil is a natural relaxant, anti-depressant and anti infective in nature. Along with skin conditions, it can also be used for neurological conditions like neuralgia also.
Geranium oil acts on improving and purifying blood thus helps in improving skin quality and gives it a glow. It has a very soothing action on the body and is also an astringent in nature.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is first choice in case of infections and inflammations as it has great anti bacterial, anti viral and anti fungal properties.
Again rosewood is a good anti bacterial and antifungal; thus it is used in case of acne and pimples. This oil also helps in decreasing the melanin and hence, provides glowing and flawless skin.
Basil oil and basil leaves are known for their properties to reduce acne and pimples. This is because it acts against bacteria and organisms which might cause acne. Basil leaves can be applied directly on the face in the form of paste, if the oil is not available. You can also put basil leaves in your tea and drinking water.
Sandal Wood Oil
Sandal wood oil is used in number of beauty products. It has ample functions but it mainly reduces excessive tanning and also acts on acne and pimples. Sandal wood oil is also known to reduce signs and marks of pimple.
Again coriander oil has excellent and various properties. For glowing skin it reduces pore sizes and prevents it from clogging. If the skin is clogged for long time, it is most likely for pimples to appear. Thus use of coriander oil is advised for pimples.
Peppermint oil is a natural cleanser and toner and is very beneficial to reduce white heads especially.
People usually consume lemon grass with hot water or with hot tea. It has immunity building properties and also is an excellent astringent which means it closes big open pores. This overall gives you a shiny perfect skin.
Carrot Seed Oil
Carrot seed oil which is extracted from a wild carrot; is known to regenerate skin which means it aids in new skin cell development. Therefore it gives the skin a young look and glowing appearance and also reduces aging process.
Myrrh oil is obtained from a biblical shrub and has antibacterial and antiseptic properties. It also revitalises and replenishes the skin.
Cedar Wood Oil
Cedar wood oil is extracted from the bark of cedar wood is known to have excellent antiseptic, astringent and tonic properties. It helps in closing pores of the skin thus improving appearance of skin and avoiding dirt accumulation.
Now we are aware of essential oils which help in giving a glow to the skin. There are different ways of using these essential oils, and it is mostly dependent on the purpose and location. In general if you would consider; the essential oils can either be inhaled as a nasal spray after mixing the essential oil with water or they can be simply massaged on the skin. One more technique of using essential oils is to put 3-4 drops in bathing tub before bathing. It is advisable that the proper technique of usage depending on the essential oil must be consulted and learnt from an aromatherapy expert.