Essential Oils For Different Skin Types

Do you know your skin type but aren’t sure what skin products you need to maintain a fresh face? We’ve curated a list of some of our favorite and most effective essential oils to use on a variety of skin types. From acne to wrinkles, your skin woes will benefit from essential oils.

SKIN TYPES

Dry Let these skin moisturizing oils rectify dry, damaged skin:

SandalwoodPalmarosaRoseMyrrhCedarwoodPatchouli

Oily Test these oils on oily skin, and allow them to balance the skin’s sebum:

CardamomEucalyptusTea Tree, Lavender SpikeRosemary MoroccanSweet Marjoram

Acne Allow these anti-bacterial, skin healing essential oils to clear and renew skin:

Tea TreeEucalyptus GlobulusJuniper BerryVetiverCedarwoodLemon

Wrinkles Try these skin regenerative oils to promote healthy, youthful looking skin:

MyrrhRoseSandalwoodHelichrysum ItalicumFrankincenseRose Geranium

DIY ALL SKIN TYPE FACE MASK

1 oz Bentonite Clay

1 oz Tamanu carrier oil

1 oz Water

12-15 drops EOs of your choosing

  1. Combine bentonite clay and Tamanu oil to form a paste.
  2. Stir in warm water. Add more water, until the face mask becomes smooth.  
  3. To choose which essential oils to add to your face mask, pick 2-3 of the oils in your recommended skin type category. You can use an equal amount of each oil chosen, or use blending techniques.  
  4. Apply the mask, avoiding the eyes, and leave on for 10 minutes.
  5. Wash the mask off using warm water and a cloth.
  6. Optionally, apply a moisturizer after removing the mask especially if you have dry skin.

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