The Best Essential Oils For Your Skin Type

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Essential oils are the best thing to happen to skincare in recent times. To maximise their potentials for your appropriate needs, it’s important to be used according to your skin type; just so you know what works best for you. Some essential oils can be used for all skin types and it is important to dilute them in a carrier base (e.g. Extra virgin olive oil, Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Jojoba Oil, Almond Oil, Grapeseed Oil e.t.c.)

For Normal Skin

  • Lavender
  • Almond
  • Tea tree
  • Cedarwood
  • Geranium
  • Bergamont
  • Jasmine
  • Soy
  • Neroli
  • Evening Primrose
  • Orange
  • Palmarosa
  • Roman Chamo
  • Rose
  • Rosewood
  • Ylang-ylang

 

For Combination Skin

  • Geranium
  • Rosewood
  • Ylang-ylang
  • Rose
  • Geranium Hydrosol
  • Neroli Hydrosol
  • Bergamont

 

For Dry And Aging Skin

  • Almond
  • Lavender
  • Castor
  • Wheat Germ
  • Carrot Seed
  • Cedarwood
  • Clary
  • Jasmine
  • Geranium
  • Orange
  • Palma Rose
  • Neroli
  • Sandalwood
  • Rosewood
  • Rose
  • Vetiver
  • Ylang-ylang
  • Bergamont

 

For Oily Skin

  • Cedarwood
  • Geranium
  • Clary
  • Lavender
  • Ylang-ylang
  • Lemon
  • Peppermint
  • Niaouli
  • Cajeput
  • Cypress
  • Frankincense
  • Patchouli
  • Roman & German Chamos
  • Sandalwood
  • Juniper
  • Melisa
  • Coriander
  • Lime (distilled)
  • GrapefruitRose
  • Rosemary
  • Eucalyptus
  • Red Mandarine
  • Myrtle
  • Neroli
  • Bergamont

 

For Sensitive Skin

  • Roman & German Chamomile
  • Rose
  • Palma
  • Rosa
  • Helichrysum
  • Neroli
  • Rosewood
  • Carrot
  • Angelica
  • Jasmine
  • Neroli
  • Chamomile or Yarrow Hydrosols

*Lavender is the most gentle choice for dry skin care because it possesses calming and moisturizing properties that hydrate the skin
*Geranium has a fragrant aroma
*Chamomile oil is a good option for men with sensitive skin because of its less floral scent than Lavender and Rose.
*Frankincense and Myrrh essential oils are base note oils and have balsamic aroma.
*The most effective essential oils for scars are  Helichrysum and Neroli because of their scar-healing properties.

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