Organic Essential Oils – benefits for your skin

by in Fragrance, Skin Care March 26, 2018

Organic Essential oils – Certified Organic, high-performance oils that smell divine and provide great benefits for your skin and wellbeing.

There is a tremendous amount of information available on the internet about aromatherapy and organic essential oils that will help with every skin condition. Certified organic essential oils added to organic skin care formulations make a wonderful treatment and can have a profound effect on your skin. All types of skin will respond and benefit from the use of essential oils.

Their molecules are simple and very small, allowing them to pass directly into the skin cells. They help to remedy a number of skin conditions – from acne to aging, dryness to oiliness, offering to balance, calming, rejuvenation and healing benefits.

A number of organic essential oils can be used for all skin types and others are more effective for a specific skin type. Essential oils are natural potent plant extracts. They contain highly active molecules that can affect the skin in a beneficial way. These active molecules are great antioxidants. They fight free radicals, thus, they slow down the damage to collagen and elastin. This leads to slowing down the process of skin aging and delaying premature aging too.

Not only are essential oils used for their skincare benefits but also for aromatherapy and are used in natural perfumes which have an immediate impact on our sense of smell and can cause various neurochemicals to be released in the brain which also can affect the body, mind, and spirit.

Organic essential oils have many benefits.

Stimulate cell regeneration especially after damage.

Soothe sensitive inflamed skin.

Balance oily skin to control excess oil production, they reduce bacterial infections, acne, and other skin problems, and they help with hormonal related skin problems that balance your skin.

Act as natural preservatives in a skin care formula.

They can affect your emotional state to make you calm that provide pleasant and uplifting aromas.

They’re great antibacterial agents. Anyone essential oil for deep wrinkles can protect from infections.

Many essential oils can also boost collagen and elastin production.

They can deliver certain nutrients to the skin.

Aromatic oils can also strengthen the defense mechanism of the skin.

Deep wrinkles aren’t the only thing oils can help with. Some essential oils are also great at dealing with age spots.

The following organic essential oils help remedy a number of skin conditions and when combined with the right carrier oils you will see absolutely amazing results.

Chamomile – This is an excellent skin cleanser. Good for dry and itchy skin eases puffiness and strengthens tissues. Smooth out broken capillaries thus improving skin elasticity.

Blue Tansy – with its natural blue shade. This oil is brimming with anti-inflammatory properties, which helps to balance, hydrate, and even out your complexion.

Geranium – This is also a good overall skin cleanser. Effective for dry, oily or combination skin. An oil that is in a skincare formula for mature and troubled skin and brings a radiant glow and promotes circulation. Geranium essential oil is well tolerated by most individuals, but since it helps in balancing the hormonal system, care must be taken during pregnancy.

Lavender – For all skin types, it has a balancing effect on the sebum (oil glands). Has a healing effect on burns, sunburns, acne, eczema, and psoriasis.

Neroli – For dry, sensitive and mature skin as it helps with the regeneration of cells and improves elasticity. Helps reduce the appearance of varicose veins, scarring and stretch marks.

Rose –  is renowned over the centuries for its calming, re-hydrating and invigorating qualities. Restores harmony and balance with a beautiful natural perfume.

Rose Geranium – Particularly good for mature, dry, or sensitive skin. As a tonic, it is a soothing quality for inflammation and constricting action on capillaries.

Rosemary –  It is a strong astringent; it tones and tightens the skin. Has a stimulating effect on the uterus, so do not use if pregnant.

Sandalwood – A balancing oil and good for dehydrated skin, and dry eczema. Provides a softening effect and makes a great neck cream when mixed with cocoa butter.

Ylang Ylang – Has a balancing effect on sebum so useful for both oily and dry skin types.

Carrot Seed – Revitalising oil, used for toning mature or dry skin and is an ingredient in anti-wrinkle products. Carrot seed oil helps fight wrinkles, fade age spots (and protect you from ’em), and can speed up healing when applied to eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and other skin irritations

Frankincense – Frankincense has been highly prized, used as a tonic in rejuvenating masks and in facial oils to protect and fortify aging skin, and also used as a perfume ingredient. It can actually reduce the appearance of sunspots. It is the number one ingredient that can help even out skin tone.

Bulgarian Rose Otto –  moisturizing, healing, regenerative and long recognized as the essential oil that is single-most beneficial for skin. It is very expensive, requiring steam distillation of up to five tons of fresh, dawn-harvested certified organic rose petals to make just one litre of this precious oil.

Myrrh –  long used for its healing, soothing and restoring action as the treatment for chapped and cracked skin.

Rosalina – and other members of the Myrtaceae (Tea Tree family) have been used by Aboriginal people for traditional medicines since ancient times.

Calendula –   It is antiseptic and some constituents (particularly the resins) are antibacterial and antiviral. Above all calendula is proven effective in the treatment for most minor skin problems such as cuts, scrapes, wounds, inflamed skin, minor burns, acne and rashes, nappy rash, cradle cap and sore nipples in nursing mothers.

What are your favourite essential oils, we would love to hear your thoughts on these wonderful skin care ingredients?

 

 

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