By using essential oils for your skincare, you won’t have to worry about the ill effects of preservatives or parabens because you are using something that is freshly harvested from the earth. There are so many essential oils with positive properties for your skin. We’ve provided 5 great essential oils and carrier oils that offer various benefits for your skin. Tell us your favorite oil for your use on your skin in the comments section!
1. Evening Primrose (Carrier Oil):
Abundant in GLA essential fatty acids, Evening Primrose has been a cult favorite for mature skin. This rejuvenating blend nourishes dry skin as it balances everything from hormones to weight issues. Its soothing qualities help replenish the skin, while also preventing the skin from revealing signs of damage and wrinkles. Evening Primrose has a very faint aroma with light notes of sweetness.
2. Jojoba (Carrier Oil)
A common misconception about carrier oils is that they can leave the skin feeling greasy or oily. When in reality, most carrier oils restore the skin’s natural sebum balance and rid the skin of oily ickiness. Jojoba mimics the skin’s natural oil levels so that your skin can remain healthy and vibrant. For dry and itchy or greasy and uncomfortable symptoms, this carrier oil can be the perfect tool to help your skin find the proper medium. Packed with vitamins B and E, Jojoba can help brighten dark spots and minimize the appearance of pores.
3. Frankincense-Carterii (Essential Oil)
As we grow older, our skin naturally starts to show a little wear and tear. At EG, we hope you love your unique “imperfections” and treasure your facial character. We also understand that dry skin and years of sun damage or scars can be frustrating. Reach for Frankincense-Carterii an additional step in your natural skincare routine to look and feel fresh. This carrier oil blends fabulously well with Rose and Lavender. Not only does Frankincense-Carterii help heal and smooth the skin, but it also has an earthy and sweet aroma that can calm the body and tense emotions.
4. Grapeseed (Carrier Oil)
Grapeseed’s biggest fans are often those with sensitive skin. It ‘s moisturizing formula tightens and tones while being incredibly gentle on the skin. Used in a variety of high-end lotions, sunscreens, and fancy face creams, this carrier oil helps to fade the appearance of sun damage and deep wrinkles. Grapeseed is rich with vitamin E and actively combats acne and itchy eczema. Working on the cellular level, Grapeseed’s antioxidant properties protect against tissue damage while being nearly odorless.
5. Patchouli (Essential Oil)
Achieve smooth and healthy skin naturally with Patchouli. Patchouli has been used for centuries in Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Greek medicines for its ability to heal numerous skin disorders and scar tissue. This all-in-one oil is great in blends for skin conditions, such as dryness, inflammation, scars, eczema, and wounds. Reach for this carrier oil during summer months as its formula skin moisturizing and cooling, while also having the ability to repel against insects. It has a balsamic, musky, woody, and wine-like aroma.
6. Bonus: New to the EG skincare lineup,Skin Love visibly firms, heals, and tones your skin with its jam-packed blend of anti-inflammatory and calming properties. This synergy blend boosts cell regeneration, prevents scarring, and levels out stretch marks with an herbaceous, yet gently floral and earthy aroma. Look no further to reveal naturally glowing and radiant skin.