Skin is the largest part of our body and the normal healthy skin is clear, smooth, supple, and elastic. To possess a nice skin is to have great social and economic advantage. Natural skin care essential oils not only benefit the body’s surface, but it works its way deeply into the skin, affecting the entire organism. The aromas associated with this pampering work their fragrant magic on the spirit and mind as well. Essential Oils are usually the basis for natural skin care products. These oils are highly concentrated and if you are intending to use them on your skin you should first dilute the essential oil with carrier oil such as, sweet almond oil, grape-seed oil, apricot kernel oil. Given below is the list of natural skin care essential oils.
Rosewood Essential Oil
Rosewood Essential Oil, is excellent as an ingredient in skin and body care or wellness products. Being floral-rosy it is balancing, harmonizing and soothing for body and mind. It can be used in the aromatherapy diffuser and also in body massage oils, and in bath essences. It blends well with Sandalwood, Rose, Douglas fir and Jasmine and is an important ingredient in many facial, body and massage oils, and bath essences.
Sandalwood Essential Oil
Sandalwood smells warm, sweet woody, exotic and balsamic and has many balancing qualities and so is referred to the Kingdom of Love. It is sensuously inspiring, harmonizing, warming, and very regenerating in the case of depression and cramps. Sandalwood is used in the diffuser, in gentle facial and body oils, for massage oils and relaxing bath for compresses, for floral and oriental perfumes.
Palmarosa Essential Oil
Palmarosa, which is as gentle as Roses petals, has a floral-rose grassy scent. Being very gentle and mild it is helpful for body and soul, for a gentle mind-set. It is used extensively in perfumes and soaps to add or enhance a rose note. It is used in natural cosmetics as facial and body oils, in foot care or for floral compositions. It blends well with Lavender, Chamomile Wild, Melissa, Lemon Verbena and Sandalwood. It is often used for skin infections, acne, tension and stress.
Vetiver Essential Oil
Vetiver smells heavy, root-like, deep and balsamic and is also centering, grounding and balancing. It is used in herbal and exotic blends of Essential Oils for body care, for a relaxing bath and is excellent for mens colognes and aftershave lotions. It blends well with Sandalwood, Orange, Ylang-Ylang, Jasmine, Tonka and Cardamom.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Ylang Ylang Oil is historically used for cosmetic and hair care and can enhance your relaxation, as its scent is euphorizing, floral, sensuous, sweet, exotic and feminine. You can create your own natural aroma cosmetics, aroma facials, body and massage oils using Ylang ylang oil. Ylang Ylang blends well with lavender, sandalwood, rosewood, jasmine, vetiver, opopanax, bergamot, mimosa, cassie and rose.
Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea Tree oil is purifying, refreshing and cleansing. The smell of Tea Tree oil is pungent, typically medicinal, spicy and herbal. Therefore it is very often combined with Conifer Oils and Lemon Oils to create synergistic and more pleasant blends. It can be used in the diffuser as an air freshener, as a bath essence and is very effective in skin, body and foot care. It is a powerful remedy to treat skin problems and all sorts of infections. It blends well with Lavender, Rose, Sandalwood, Palmarosa and Thyme.
Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli is an Essential Oil, which has earthy, exotic, smoky, balsamic, lasting fragrance. It is grounding, balancing, eroticizing, deep and helpful for stress and mood swings. It is used in the diffuser, in sensuous, exotic blends, as a lasting fixative in natural perfumes, in natural cosmetics, for aroma massage, in body oils and shampoos. It is often used for skin inflammations, infections, acne, eczema and dandruff.
Chamomile Essential Oil
The scent of Chamomile is warm, delicately floral, sweet, light, fresh and herbal, like a summer meadow. It is relaxing, comforting, balancing and gives consolation for emotional hurt. Use it in the diffuser, as a bath essence, for facial and body oils, facial steam and for inhalation and compresses.
Neroli Essential Oil
Neroli improves mood, encourages sound sleep and relieves depression, tension and stress due to its scent, which is enchanting, delicately floral, sweet and pleasant. IT is relaxing and eroticizing essential oil. It is used in the diffuser, in facial care, in body oils, as a bath essence, for compresses and sensuous massage oils.
Myrrh Essential Oil
Myrrh oil is deep, bittersweet, aromatic, exotic and secretive. It is balancing and helpful with meditation and purifying. It is used in the diffuser, in body oils and excellent as an air freshener.
Linaloe Wood Essential Oil
Linaloe Wood is warm, delicate, rosy, woody, relaxing, balancing, relieves worry and tension. It is used in the diffuser, in facial and body oils, as a bath essence and in natural perfumes. It blends well with Lavender, Rose Geranium, Cinnamon Leaf and Rose.