For centuries, people have been using essential oils to maintain health and treat various ailments and conditions. These are my favorite oils for every type of skin along with recipes to use them in your own homemade beauty recipes. Geranium is a versatile oil that balances oil production, conditions skin, and is great for all skin types.
It has been a lot of fun and my husband can attest to the many, many drafts of recipes I have gone through to achieve a high performing homemade solution. Anyway, this first one is a lot of fun! If you like to use facial oils in your skincare, this recipe is for you!
Essential oils can be extremely beneficial to both our emotional brains and physical bodies. But since they can cause irritation if you have allergies or a sensitive complexion, determining the best essential oils for skin can be challenging and risky. Before applying them onto your face especially, you'll want to do the research to be safe. To avoid any severe reactions, it's recommended to first dilute the essential oil of your choice with a carrier oil like coconut oil, jojoba oil, or olive oil.
We often find ourselves guilty of overlooking the simple yet essential pleasures of life. Not because we want to, but because we are so caught up with other things around us. We do the same when it comes to skin care.
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Applying oil to your face may seem completely counter-intuitive when many of us put a lot of effort into trying to control greasy skin. Oils do tend to be more expensive than most other skincare — with the exception, perhaps, of serums — due to their focus on pure, natural ingredients in high percentages, but their efficacy and potency means you only need a little, so a bottle lasts far longer than you might expect. We recommend massaging two or three drops of any of the below into your skin before bed every night.
Stroll through any beauty aisle and you'll spot skin, hair, and nail products created from naturally derived essential oils. Experts love 'em for their healing powers, and we're fans of how lightweight, yet hardworking, they are and how customizable they are based on skin type. Not sure where to start?
This homemade facial serum is a wonderful, everyday beauty product that I just love. It combines two incredibly hydrating oils, along with some of my favorite essential oils, to help boost the look and feel of your skin. The base of this serum is jojoba oil and rosehip seed oil, both of which have amazing benefits for the skin. Then we add in some beautifying essential oils to make this serum even more amazing.