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Top 10 Essential Oils For Skin Care

Posted by Jennifer Lane on

Do you known that what you put on your skin is just as important as what you eat?

Our skin acts like a sponge, absorbing what it is exposed to.  Unfortunately in many consumer skin care products  harmful chemicals can be found.  I don't know about you, but when I slather on my skin care products I don't want toxic chemicals in them.

You don't need these toxic products, you can use essential oils as part of your skin care regimen.  The natural power of essential oils can help your skin feel and look young, healthy and gorgeous.

Top 10 Essential Oils For Skin Care

Top 10 Essential Oils For Skin Care

    1. Lavender:

    Perfect for any skin care regimen. Benefits include calming, soothing and regenerative properties. Helps reduce skin dryness. Has been used for skin recovery from burns, blisters, infections and other injuries.

    2. Melaleuca:

    "Tea Tree" is known for its cleaning & regenerative properties. Perfect for skin blemishes and rashes. Powerful antimicrobial properties makes it great for adding to face wash or foot soaks.

    3. Frankincense:

    Renews & supports youthful skin. Tones & tightens skin, reducing appearance of wrinkles and signs of aging. Can speed skin healing. Makes a wonderful addition to face or anti-aging serums.

    4. Chamomile:

    Provides calming benefits for irritated or sensitive skin. Reduces inflammation which is helpful to add this oil to body lotion for a skin soothing rub down.

    5. Geranium:

    Outstanding benefits for soothing & calming skin. Can balance oil production, hydrate & condition skin. Has antibacterial & anti-inflammatory that may help with acne & eczema. Perfect addition to face masks and body cleansers.

    6. Patchouli:

    Promotes a glowing complexion. Can soothe skin irritations & reduce appearance of scars. May help tighten loose skin.

    7. Helichrysum:

    Can stop bleeding in fresh cut. Known for its calming & renewing effects. Nourishes skin while helping reduce inflammation. May reduce scarring and with tissue regeneration. Has been used for skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.

    8. Sandalwood:

    May assist with skin regeneration and dry skin. Astringent properties make it beneficial for acne. Make a face toner with witch hazel and sandalwood and use after washing face.

    9. Myrrh:

    Numerous benefits to skin including smoothing irritated, dry or chapped skin. Helps improve skin conditions, wounds & wrinkles. Add myrrh to night cream and apply at bedtime for great benefits.

    10. Juniper Berry:

    Works as a great detoxifier and cleanser which may help with acne, dermatitis, and eczema.  May also help skin retain moisture. I love adding this to my body cream, not only does it smell wonderful, it has really help my dermatitis.

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