Early signs of aging are often caused by an unhealthy lifestyle, exposure to increasing pollution, too much stress, and not having a good skincare routine. Opting for natural skincare is one of the best ways of getting rid of these problems. By using essential oils instead of expensive creams available in the market, we may be able to achieve a youthful glow.
Known as the king of essential oils, frankincense oil has been used for a number of beauty purposes, from fading scars to fighting premature aging.
Frankincense oil has cytophylactic properties that stimulate cell regeneration and also protect older cells from free radical damage thus making it famous for its wrinkle-reducing superpower. Moreover, its boswellic acid soothes and reduces inflammation-related skin problems and also kills bacteria associated with acne. Some people have also been using this oil to get rid of stretch marks or scars on the skin. Used the oil topically to enjoy these benefits.
For a DIY eye oil, add two drops of frankincense to two tablespoons of existing eye cream and massage in at night to naturally prevent signs of aging. We can also add three drops of frankincense essential oil and two drops of geranium essential oil to a warm face cloth for quick facial steam on the go. Press the warm cloth on the face for a few seconds, then wipe the face clean.
When it comes to maintaining skin health, rose oil is considered as one of the most effective oils. It is naturally antibacterial and astringent, making it an excellent choice for those looking to clear pores and decrease breakouts. In addition to this, rose extracts are also known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidants properties that may help keep infections at bay, soothe redness and increase moisture retention in the skin, improve skin tone and protect the skin.
Rose oils are super light and non-greasy. There are 2 ways to use it – we can simply add just one or two drops of it to our normal moisturizer or apply two to three drops of the oil, warm in the palm of the hands and apply to the face. It is recommended to use rose oi morning and night for best results. It has amazing anti-aging benefits and helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
Sandalwood oil is known for its numerous benefits. When it comes to maintaining a healthy youthful glow, this oil is the skin-healing secret that we need to try.
Known for its sweet, earthy smell, sandalwood oil boasts some impressive beauty benefits, especially when it comes to aging skin. It is antiseptic and astringent and also helps to clean the pores and reduce inflammation from mild skin irritations. Being highly rich in antioxidants, the oil may help fight the free radicals that cause age-related skin damage like dark circles and dark spots. Studies have also shown that it helps with skin conditions like acne, eczema, and psoriasis.
Reap these amazing benefits of sandalwood oil by simply adding about five drops of it to your regular oil or moisturizer and then apply it directly on the skin. Remember that sandalwood oil is extremely concentrated and can be irritating when used alone that’s why we need to dilute it first in a carrier oil or lotion before using.