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How to Use Essential Oils For Healthy Skin : Seven Handy Tips

Essentials oils help us in various ways to achieve an excellent skin which is well moisturized, soft, and wrinkle free. From the ancient time of this civilization essential oils have been used for a clear and blemish free complexion, to reduce wrinkles and to leave the skin beautiful and healthy. A healthy and beautiful skin enhances the self confidence and makes your appearance charming and attractive. Essentials oil have great penetrative properties for which it enters the deep layer of the skin easily and in very short time.

Healthy Skin

They stimulate the lymphatic system. Unlike most moisturizer they do not sit on the surface of the skin and do not clog up the pores of the skin. But, before applying essential oils on your skin you must understand the skin type you have. Apart from that be sure about the purpose and choose your essential oil according to that. It is better to mix essential oils with base oils like sweet almond oil, apricot oil, kernel and jojoba oil before applying it on your skin. This article will give you a few tips on how to use essential oil for healthy skin.

Lavender Oil To Cure Acne and Moisturize Skin

If you have cut or wound on your skin then use lavender oil on it. Take a cup of worm water and add 5-6 drops of lavender oil in it. Wash your wound with it again and again. Because of antiseptic property of the oil it saves your skin from further infection. Antibacterial property of this oil also help your to cure acne and to heal all types of body rash especially in summer. Take base oil like coconut oil and mix lavender oil in it into 3:1 ratio. Massage this oil on your whole body every day. It helps a lot to cure rash and to cure acne within a few days.

Lavender oil to cure Acne and Moisturize Skin

Tea Tree Oil to Cure Acne and To Improve Texture of the Skin

Tea tree oil improves the texture of the skin curing pimples and all types of pimples. Take 1or 2 tablespoons of fuller’s earth. Mix water to make it a smooth paste. Add 2-3 drops of tree tea oil in it. Mix well and apply it all over your face and neck. Leave it to get dry. Then wash with lots of cold water. Use it every day if you have acne. Tea tree oil has antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic properties. It quickly kills the bacteria that causes acne and cures it. You can also mix a few drops of this oil in your cleanser and moisturizer to fight acne.

Tea Tree Oil to Cure Acne and To Improve Texture of the Skin

Add Geranium Oil in Facial Mask for Glowing and Radiant Skin

Geranium essential oil is also good for skin. It fights acne and other skin rashes and makes your skin spotless. You can use geranium oil in your facial mask to get a healthier skin. Take 1 teaspoon facial clay, 1 teaspoon honey and 1 teaspoon yogurt. Now add 1 or 2 drops of geranium oil in it. Blend properly and apply it on your face and neck. Do not forget to cleanse your skin before application because clear skin absorbs well. After applying the masks wait for half an hour so that your skin properly absorbs the nutrients. Regular application of geranium oil helps to cure acne makes your skin look radiant and glowing.

Add Geranium Oil in Facial Mask for Glowing and Radiant Skin

Neroli Oil to Remove Stretch Marks

Neroli essential oil is another essential oil that improves the health of the skin. Neroli oil that is collected from orange blossom is the most amazing oil that regenerates skin cells, prevents scaring, cures stretch marks and promotes smooth and healthy skin. Rub a few drops of raw neroli oil on your stretch marks. It really works. You can also mix this oil with any carrier oil and massage it all over your body. Combine neroli oil and lavender oil and massage it generously all over your body. It moisturizes your skin deeply.

Neroli Oil to Remove Stretch Marks

Massage of Rose Oil and Sandalwood Oil Before and After Bath

Regular massage of essential oil all over your body before or after bath is necessary to keep your body soft and smooth especially in winter. Mix a few drops of rose oil, sandalwood oil and lavender oil with carrier oil lice jojoba oil or almond oil. Massage it all over your body in a roundabout way. Do not wash your body immediately after massaging. Avoid warm water for washing purpose as warm water removes oil from the skin and makes it dry. This combination of oil also effective for those who suffer from eczema, extremely dry skin and aging skin.

Massage of Rose Oil and Sandalwood Oil Before and After Bath

Massage of Essential Oils to Remove Dry Skin Patches

Dry skin patches are very common in winter if you do not take proper care of your skin. Apart from cold weather over-washing, too much use of chemicals, medication, hormonal problem and genetic factors can be the causes of dry skin. Dry skin becomes patchy and scaly if it is not treated soon. Mixture of lavender oil, rose oil, coconut oil and jojoba oil is very effective to cure dry, patchy and scaly skin. Among these oils jojoba is close in chemical compound of human sebum. Lack of which makes your skin dry and patchy. Before applying this mixture of oil on your skin just clean the damaged area. Scrub out the damaged and dead skin before applying the oil so that the oil penetrates in the skin well and cure makes your skin strong internally. Regular application of this oil helps to cure dry patchy skin.

Massage of Essential Oils to Remove Dry Skin Patches

Pour Essential Oils in Boiling Water While Taking Facial Steam

You can also use some essential oil while taking facial steam. Take a bowl of boiling water.  Add a few drops of chamomile essential oil, peppermint essential oil, thyme and rosemary essential oil in it. Now place your face on the steam and cover your head with a heavy towel so that the steam retains in it. This oil soothes your skin and stimulates the blood circulation of the skin. Thus, it makes your skin healthier.

Pour Essential Oils in Boiling Water While Taking Facial Steam

Follow these tips and soon get a healthier skin. But do not wash essential oil immediately after massaging. Allow at least 20 minutes time for essential oil to get thoroughly absorbed in the skin. Do not forget to dilute essential oil in other carrier oil or in water before applying especially on sensitive skin.

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