Using essential oils for natural skin care is a great way to enhance your beauty regime. The tiny molecules in essential oils can penetrate the layers of your skin, acting quickly to improve circulation, eliminate signs of aging and improve the overall condition of your skin.
There are many different skin types and for each one there are specific essential oils recommended. Below is a list of the most common skin types with a selection of five of the best essential oils for each one.
Aging skin: Carrot seed, Fennel, Neroli, Rose, Yarrow
Combination skin: Chamomile, Geranium, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
Dry skin: Carrot seed, German chamomile, Myrrh, Palmarosa, Rosewood
Oily skin: Bergamot, Cypress, Juniper, Lemon, Tea Tree
Sensitive skin: Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Rose, Yarrow
Acne: Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Thyme, Tea Tree
Now you know the best essential oils for your skin type, check out some of these natural skin care recipes and experiment by mixing and matching the essential oils for your skin type with your favorite skin care recipe. Remember, just as important as choosing the best essentials oils for your skin type is to choose the essential oils that you love the smell of too!