Essential oils can do miracles for your skin. There are innumerable options to choose from and their benefits range from reducing wrinkles to exfoliating skin and also curing acne. While it could be an easy task to pick the right essential oil for your skin and hair, what is challenging is to understand what to mix it with before applying on your body or hair.
The key to buying the right essential oil is to read its instructions thoroughly. Understand how it is to be diluted before applying.
The following lists some of the best essential oils for hair and skin:
There is nothing as calming and gentle as lavender oil. It nourishes the skin and helps in reducing the blemishes and gives a youthful glow. If you have sunburns or are susceptible to sunburns often, this oil could be made part of your daily routine.
This contains the anti-aging power-packed formula. It reduces wrinkles and fine lines and ensures to bring out the radiance of the skin. It is believed to have been used by ancient Egyptians as part of their regular skincare routine.
3. Tea tree oil
We have seen many celebrities vouching for this oil. Meghan Markle in her interview with Allure had stated that tree tea oil is her ‘little cure-all,’ and she uses right from a mosquito bite to a small breakout. This oil fights bacteria that cause acne due to its antimicrobial properties. It can be even used on your hair to prevent dandruff.
It works wonders on oily skin and hair. Mix the oil with any of your body cream or shampoo and the refreshing citrus aroma would lighten your mood immediately.
Perfect for dry skin, this oil helps to hydrate your skin effectively. This oil also makes for an excellent blend – you could mix this with lavender and cedarwood oil while also diluting it with jojoba and coconut oil. This can be used on children also.
6. Sweet orange
This oil contains properties of antiseptic and anti-inflammatory and cures any acne breakouts. Besides, it gives the skin the vitamin C boost which is much needed. You could mix this with your moisturizer and apply for a natural glow.
7. Rosemary oil
This oil not only works on the skin but also on the scalp. It promoted a healthier scalp by supporting better blood flow and facilitates hair growth. You could create the best hair mask by mixing ¼ cup avocado oil, ¼ cup jojoba oil, and seven drops rosemary oil and leaving it on your hair for about 30 minutes.