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Essential Oils for Beauty and Wellness

Essential Oils for Beauty and Wellness

We all love oil massages and aroma therapies, but it is essential that we choose the right oil. From skincare to foot and hair issues, essential oils are a quick fix for almost all your physical and mental woes. Aromatic oils not only rejuvenate your skin and hair, they revive the senses and refresh the body.

Hectic lifestyle and culture can get to you at some point, leading to increased stress and tension. With odd working hours, there are changes not only in the timing, but also in the metabolic rate because the body is technically working against a specific routine. It is time to take care and resort to some easy ways to unwind and relax!

Essential oils can be the best, be it for beauty or wellness. They instantly rejuvenate your body and mind, leaving you fresh and replenished. Unlike other oils, essential oils have specific properties that provide the body the true medicinal value of the plant.

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy

 

SKINCARE

Skin can be one of the most sensitive parts in the human anatomy. From acne and dryness to pigmentation, dullness and pimples, there are a lot of problems you have to fight daily. Pricey cosmetics don’t really make a difference in the long run. Different types of skins have different requirements. It is very important to know the skin type well in order to decide on the suitable oil.

 

 Bergamot

A native of Italy, this aromatic oil is enriched with antiviral properties, helping you ward off ugly pimples, fight oily skin and keep bacteria at bay. The oil has an aroma that is rich, fresh, exotic and therapeutic, relieving stress and anxiety.

How to use: Mix a few drops with your regular massage oil or top up your everyday moisturizer with a dash of bergamot oil. Mix well and test the aroma until it reaches the desired level and then gently massage into the skin in circular motion. You could also add few drops of the oil to warm water and soak yourself in the aroma.

Bergamot oil

Bergamot oil

 

Tea Tree Oil

The anti-fungal property of the oil lets it penetrate deep into the skin, unblocking the sebaceous ducts, disinfecting the pore and drying out whiteheads, blackheads and other problematic pimples. It is also a good remedy for sun burns.

How to use:

For sunburns: Mix a few drops of tea tree oil with almond, vitamin-E or avocado oil and gently rub Continue reading “Essential Oils for Beauty and Wellness” »