I used to be that person who would roll their eyes whenever anyone mentioned essential oils. To me, it sounded like some baseless mention that every celebrity or influencer could not seem to stop praising. Fast forward to 2020 when I literally add them to my body lotion, face creams and even my hair products!
Well, what are essential oils?
These are extracts from plant and plant products such as leaves, fruits, flowers as well as seeds. Certain plants and plant products have extracts that are beneficial to one’s skin health. Below are 10 needed oils as well as their benefits that are helpful for one’s skin health:
1. Coconut oil
This is one of the commonly used essential oils. Good thing is that it is actually affordable compared to others. It has vitamin E and natural fatty acids that repair the epidermis. This also moisturizes one’s skin.
2. Jojoba oil
It is used for the healing of the epidermis of the skin. It pretty much works the same way as coconut oil, argan oil as well as sunflower seed oil.
3. Rosemary oil
It is used mainly used as a pain-numbing and soothing oil. Rosemary oil is loved for its pain-releasing features.
4. Chamomile oil
It does come in handy to lessen soreness as well as increase moisture in one’s skin.
5. Rose oil
This is commonly used as an anti-aging oil. The antioxidants in it such as Vitamin A and Vitamin C stimulate skin cell growth that in turn makes one’s skin to look younger.
6. Eucalyptus oil
The extract from Eucalyptus leaves works as a pain balm, meaning that it is used to relieve pain. Feel free to look for it when you have some itch or rashes.
7. Lavender oil
Look for it if you are trying to combat pigmentation. This is because it diminishes the redness of one’s skin, battling pigmentation. Apart from that, it works as a beauty sleep, used during stress release, moisturizing, sleeping as well as relaxation.
8. Tea tree oil
The antiseptic character that it possesses enable it to be used to fight bacteria as well as an in pain reduction. This oil is helpful to people who have problematic skin.
9. Peppermint oil
It is used for lessening pain. If you have rashes or soreness, try it out.
10. Marula oil
It has anti-aging, anti-inflammatory as well as anti-drying properties. It has also been proven to help those with acne-prone skin. Feel free to give it a try if you can.