A Simple Guide to Using Essential Oils in Your DIY Beauty Routine

A Simple Guide to Using Essential Oils in Your DIY Beauty Routine

The market is flooded with a number of creams and lotions. But we all know how poorly they perform on our skin. The problem is that our skin is extremely porous. All the dust, pollutants and the chemicals enter our skin in no time and thus gives it a dirty and pigmented look. 

So, what is the sustainable solution to take care of your skin? Use something which will not only improve your skin but your overall health and wellness. Also, make sure that the same comes under a budget as well as you have to use them perhaps lifelong. You must remember that skincare is long term maintenance. And you can’t expect to take care of your skin 1 year and then leave it for 2 years and still, your skin will be in your best shape. No, that’s not possible. What is possible indeed is that you take good care of your skin throughout your lifetime. This will only ensure that your skin stays in the best shape. 

Now, essential oils are recently been seen as a revolutionary product in skincare. They are definitely here to stay and will raise your skincare game. So, what can be done? Firstly learn the basic rule about using essential oils for your skin. They should not be used directly on your skin. Mix these essential oils with other carrier oils and then use them on your skin. 
Let’s have a better look at how you can use essential oils in your DIY beauty routine – 
  1. Dealing with breakouts – Tea tree oil is supposed to be very helpful in skin type which is frequented with breakouts. You can mix tea tree oil with your night cream or use it directly on the skin mixed with other oils as a night time regimen. Other than tea tree oil, thyme, and calendula oil is considered to be antibacterial agents. 
  2. Hair Makeover – Why not give your hair some very essential luxury treatment. Well, this is the time when your hair can enjoy the pampering of argan oil. Argan oil is filled with essential vitamins and minerals and it has also the fatty acids required to give your hair the best shape. Alternatively, you can also use avocado oil for your hair. 
  3. Anti-aging Benefits – Use geranium oil to get back the best for your skin. It has strong anti-aging properties which will help you to age gracefully. You can also use patchouli oil which will control skin oiliness. It will help you to increase cell turnover time. 
  4. Exfoliation – Exfoliating is extremely important to get young and spotless skin. What you can do here is that use sweet almond oil. This will help to slough away the dead skin cells and will also bring out the best for your skin. 
  5. Cell Growth – As mentioned above, use products that will accelerate your cell growth. This will prevent you from washing away old cells and thus you will enjoy having newer cells on your skin. Here use carrot seed oil. Vitamin A and beta carotene found in this oil help to fight away the radicals and then earn new cells in no time. 
  6. Grow your locks – Some beauty oils have properties which help to accelerate the hair growth. Ylang-ylang oil is known to keep the salt away from your hair and thus help it to grow strong and long. Jamaican black castor oil is also known for similar properties. 
  7. Brighten your skin – you can use either rose ship oil or jasmine oil to get that brightening effect on your face. Rose ship oil contains vitamin C and lycopene which helps to heal the skin and give a brighter look. Whereas jasmine oil helps to heal the elasticity of the skin and repair it from within. 
  8. Facial Cleanser – Lavender oil is known to be an excellent facial cleanser for all skin types. Lavender oil makes the skin soft and is known to remove the dead skin cells. It also controls your facial oil. Lavender oil should be mixed with honey and this will act as a perfect anti-bacterial face wash. 
  9. Anti Wrinkle Mask – Use a nourishing face mask made with frankincense oil. This helps in tightening the skin and fading away from the wrinkles and other acne marks from your skin. 
  10. Heat protectant spray – How about using a heat protectant spray on your hair strands? Sue germanium essential oil with coconut oil. This can serve as the perfect heat protectant spray because this will keep your hair soft and also prevent any split ends the issue. 
Above given are some of the best ways to use essential oils in your kitty. Let me know if you are aware of any more useful in the comments down below. 

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