Essential Oils For All Skin Types: Drenching your Skin in Oils for the Fall
Essential Oils for All Skin Types - Drenching your Skin in Oils for the Fall
As we gear up for the Fall, we can turn to the nourishment that essential oils provide us to help us transition into a new season. The freeing quality of essential oils reminds us that like the wind and changing leaves, essential oils can help us learn to let go of what is holding us back.
Essential oils are derived from plants, flowers, leaves and seeds, and are filled with health properties that support the healing of a variety of ailments, like our skin, which is the biggest organ of the body. It's also the first point of contact people see when they interact with you! Our faces tell us our lifestyle right away, depicting if we're dehydrated, spend a lot of time getting sun, are active, and so many other things We can think of our face like our life map, one that we should always feel proud to wear.
Essential oils are a great way to bring your skin care routine up a whole lot without breaking the bank with a million skin creams. You'll find that essential oils really bring your inner glow out for the world to see with each use.
There are certain essential oils that best compliment a specific skin type, and we’ll be going through them below. As always, remember to talk to your health care provider to see if the following essential oils will serve you best based on your current health plan.
Our Rose Face Oil works gently to support your skin's regeneration growth and bring you that inner glow that you deserve. It's chalk full of essential oils like argan oil, reship and pomegranate oil that rejuvenate and brighten your skin's natural health while giving you head to toe health and spiritual benefits.
Let's keep learning more about other must have essential oils for this new season...
Lavender Essential Oil Benefits
Lavender derives from the lavender plant, and has many health benefits. Lavender is often used to calm the nervous system down, especially useful for those with sleep issues or are someone who is quite stressed. If these are the health properties of Lavender for the nervous system, imagine what it will do for your skin care routine! Wonderful things, as you'll soon come to learn.
Prevents Acne Breakouts
Lavender essential oil is best suited for those with sensitive or dry skin types because of its' calming and stress reducing properties. Lavender can also zap bacteria that causes acne by unclogging your pores and reducing inflammation in the skin. Lavender is a great essential oil for calming the skin, but it is also great for hydrating the skin and reducing any redness in the skin’s pigmentation.
Soothes Eczema and Dry Skin
Eczema and Psoriasis are caused when the immune system sends inflammatory signals to the surface of the skin, causing an itch, rash or patchy skin. These skin conditions get soothed by vitamin D, but in the fall and winter months, this can be hard to attain. Lavender then is a great solution for you! Because lavender has great anti-fungal properties and reduces inflammation, it can help keep these skin conditions from flaring up. Lavender essential oil can also help cleanse your skin from redness and inflammation, also common in psoriasis.
To use lavender essential oil for eczema, mix two drops with an equal amount of tea tree oil along with two teaspoons of coconut oil daily.
Geranium Essential Oil Benefits
Geranium essential oil is an indigenous plant home to South Africa, but is now cultivated throughout Central America, Europe, Egypt and many other parts of the world. It has a traditional history in being used as a natural fragrance, and was even used in flavoring food and drinks! Admired for its strong floral notes of sweet, rose-like aroma, Geranium is known as a middle fragrance note that pairs very well with woody, citrus, or other floral essential oils.
Restore's Skin's Natural Oil Production
Because geranium helps bring balance to the skin's natural oil production of any skin type, it helps hydrate dry skin or eliminate excessive oil from oily skin. It's a win-win situation when you use Essential Rose Life face oils on your body and skin. t also works wonders in clearing out bacteria from the skin's pores, helping prevent future breakouts and even remedies uneven skin tone brought on by skin picking and scars.
Geranium provides a calming and soothing effect when applied topically on the skin. Used with a carrier oil, Geranium can bring relief from minor irritations. With its sweet and uplifting floral aroma, Geranium is an excellent choice for helping to reduce mental stress and rid the mind of negative thoughts. Diffuse in your home or office to ease feelings of anxiety, and to promote a more positive and relaxed outlook.
Use Rose Gold Face Oil morning and night to promote cell turnover, reduce fine lines, and rejuvenate skin for youthful, dewy complexion. Anti-oxidant rich oils of Argan, Rosehip & Pomegranate boost collagen production and balance skin's natural oils, moisturizing, rejuvenating, and brightening. A hydrating blend of essential oils heal and nourish skin and senses with soothing aromatherapy.
Reduces Symptoms of Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Dealing with stress and anxiety seems to be all the norm right now with Covid-19 still prevalent around us. So it's great news to learn that geranium can help soothe these emotional challenges on a daily basis. I personally put about 15 drops of geranium in a small spray bottle and add distilled water, mix it and spray it on my face daily! I've seen a lot of changes in my skin's quality and most importantly, my overall emotional health. I feel much less irritable, more calm and grounded in myself, and that's a great place to be.
Helps Regenerate Skin Cells
Who knew that geranium essential oil could promote healthy skin growth and help challenge aging skin? Incredible right? Yes! Geranium essential oil works to eliminate dead skin cells with its' astringent properties helps tighten the skin and reduce sagging and early signs of wrinkles. For decades, geranium essential oil has also been used to support hair growth by enriching the scalp and balancing the production of sebum and natural oils of the skin.
Frankincense Essential Oil Benefits
Frankincense derives from the the Boswellia tree, also known as the Frankincense tree. Once the tree releases white, milky sap and it is dried, each droplet is then extracted into the essential oil we use! The fragrance of frankincense is a beautiful, grounding aroma that has been used in the Mediterranean region, India, and China dating thousands of years. Its' aroma can be described as woodsy, and spicy with a subtle fruity note. For some, the scent is comparable to that of liquorice. Frankincense has many benefits for one's overall well being, so let's dive right in!
Grounds you Spiritually and Enhances your Intuition
Frankincense is known for being a grounding oil, meaning if you are someone who is easily flustered, stressed or exegetically drained, it will help you feel connected to the present moment. The fragrance can work to enhance your mood and stress levels. Frankincense is able to strengthen your intuition and spiritual connection, which for womxn is highly sensitive source of inner power and strength. It is believed that, in spiritual practices, the scent of Frankincense strengthens both intuition and a spiritual connection.
Helps Support the Skin from Many Irritations
If we're living active lifestyles, it can be a simple thing to forget to re-touch your sun screen after being outdoors for hours. Luckily, frankincense can also sooth inflamed skin and help combat aging spots from sun exposure. Just mix a little bit of frankincense oil with your favourite carrier oil, (mine is sweet almond oil if used on the face, and avocado oil if used on the body) and you're ready to do spot treatments on the skin.
Frankincense can also support other skin irritations from flaring up, such as itching, wounds, cuts and scars. As you can see there are so many beautiful benefits to using essential oils such as our Empower Body Oil that will help you lock in all these benefits for a full body healing experience.