The beauty market is flooded with tons of beauty products and most of them end up being super expensive. But one look at the ingredients will tell you that your favourite product has a few magical ingredients known as “Essential Oils”. So instead of spending thousands of rupees on these products, you can just go and buy these essential oils for magical results. There is a reason to why these essential oils have been a part of beauty regime since ancient times. So, next time you head to the store, be ready to pick up some oils. Don’t know which oils to buy? We’ll guide you.
One important thing to note is that never ever use essential oils on your skin or hair directly. These oils should be diluted to a maximum of 5%. And be sure to do a patch test on your forearm before you apply it to your face.
Now let’s get started with that list of essential oils.
- Tea tree oil
Get rid of your pesky pimples which remind you of your horrifying days as a teenager. Tea tree oil helps to kill the bacteria that cause acne and to help the wounds. It also decreases the severity of breakouts. Nail fungus, dandruff, lice and insect bites can also be alleviated by tea tree oil.
- Carrot seed essential oil
This oil not only has a rejuvenating effect on your face, but also helps to smoothen your skin along with assisting in cell rejuvenation. It also helps to detoxify your skin and to fade your spots. One can also use this oil to prevent ageing and wrinkles.
- Lavender essential oil
This very popular essential oil is normally used by everyone to relax and sleep. But very few people know about its magical effects on sun spots and scarring. This relaxing oil can be used to cure headaches and to curb hair loss.
- Rose essential oil
It has been found out that rose is extremely helpful for healing as it has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial compounds. Rose essential oil can be used to refine your skin texture and for managing skin conditions like dermatitis. It is highly recommended for people with dry or flaky skin.
- Ylang Ylang essential oil
This oil with a stark floral essence is highly effective to control oil production and to minimize your breakouts. This oil can be used by people of all skin types to smoothen fine lines and to improve skin elasticity. This miraculous oil can be used to promote hair growth and thickness. Ylang Ylang oil can be used as a stress relieving scent as well.
- Jasmine essential oil
Who doesn’t love the fragrance of Jasmine? Jasmine oil is known to brighten your skin concoctions. It not only helps to fade your stretch marks, but is highly effective on reducing your acne marks. Using Jasmine oil on your skin regularly will help you to improve your skin elasticity and quality.
- Geranium essential oil
This amazing oil is a one stop solution to all your skin woes. It helps to regulate oil production and hence reduces your acne. But along with this it acts as a powerful antiaging oil and has astringent properties which helps to curb wrinkles and to tighten your skin. The antioxidants in this oil help to encourage cell turnover which reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Last but not the least, it helps to promote blood circulation and to heal bruises.
Essential oils thus play an important role in every skin product and incorporating these magical potions in your beauty regime will surely help you to solve all your skin problems without worrying about emptying your pocket.