Thursday, November 23, 2017

Beauty Benefits of Essential Oils

Posted On : November 22,2013

Come winter and your skin is dry. Moisturizers do not seem to contribute much and hence you are left with the best option – essential oils.

Easily available, different essential oils have different uses. They are your skin’s best friend especially during the cold season. They are known as the best remedy to get rid of wrinkles, clear complexion and for maintaining the radiant glow of the skin. Not just that, essential oils are also enriched with healing properties and hence wards of skin infections.  

While the beauty benefits of essential oils are aplenty, HealthyDunia.com picks 7 different oils which are sure to help you during the winters.



1.   Lavender Oil: The most famous and also preferred, lavender oil can be applied on any skin type. This versatile oil has both soothing and healing properties to relax your body and mind. With an attractive scent, lavender oil is good for acne, athlete's foot, eczema, dermititis, burns, psoriasis, ringworm, stings and insectbites. It is so gentle that it can be applied undiluted on the skin to treat the skin and also sunburns.



2. Rose Oil: With a heady aroma of fresh roses, this essential oil is also known for its healing properties. It is available in two types – rose otto and rose absolute. It falls in the expensive range and is great to treat skin problems like eczema, thread veins, very dry skin, and aging skin. Also this aromatic oil is recommended during pregnancy. It can also be applied on all skin types as it balances sebum production.



3. Geranium Oil:  Recommended for dry and aging skin, geranium oil is balancing and nurturing. Great to uplift your mood, this aromatic oil reduces cellulite. With a breathtaking floral scent, this highly famous oil helps to heal burns, eczema, oily skin and dry skin. Affordable and also popular geranium oil is considered great for all skin types.



4. Ylang Ylang Oil: It has an exotic fragrance and has balancing properties. It has healing properties and used to treat inflamed or irritated skin. Not to forget this oil has the ability to soothe and hence great for a relaxing mind and body. Ylang ylang also known for balancing over oily or over dry skin – meaning it balances sebum production.



5. Sandalwood Oil: Acquired from the Sandalwood tree, this essential oil is famous for it’s unique fragrance. Suitable for most skin types, this oil is also loaded with healing properties. Use this oil to treat acne, eczema, cracked and chapped skin. However this oil needs to be diluted before applying on the skin. Sandalwood oil is lasting, exotic and sensuous and is great to calm and focus senses.



6. Neroli Oil: This oil is recommended for mature skin because it has the potential to treat thread veins and wrinkles. Besides, it can regenerate skin cells, prevent scarring, fight stretch marks and promotes smooth and healthy skin all around. High priced oil, neroli oil is emotionally uplifting and calming oil. It also needs to be diluted before application and great during the pregnancy.



7. Chamomile Oil: Preferred oil is this chamomile oil which is also loaded with healing properties. Apply this to get rid of sin problems like acne, eczema, rashes, dermatitis, very dry skin, inflamed skin and allergic reactions. Known for regenerating skin cells and promote healing of damaged skin.