Essential Oils are naturally extracted oils from plants. These are widely used for beauty treatment, health-care and food preparation.
The chemical infused cosmetic products are harmful to our skin which we fail to realize. Essential oils are an ancient beauty secret that can be used for naturally glowing skin along with several other benefits. They can be used as single oils or can be used by mixing with other oils as desired by the user.
Here are some of the best essential oils that can be used for the skin as well as hair:
Lavender oil is the most versatile of essential oils. It offers both physical and emotional relief along with its nostalgic fragrance. Some of the benefits of this oil are:
It can be used on chapped or sunburned lips. Just apply a few drops and rub it on lips.
Having sleeping problems? Just rub a few drops of lavender oil on your palms and inhale it with a deep breath. You can put it on your pillow as well.
If you are feeling stressed and need a relief. Just run a bath and add few drops of oil in your water tub and soak in it. Lavender oil is excellent for aching muscles, stress relief and relaxation.
Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca oil, is one of the finest antibiotic plants, well known for killing bacteria. It has been used for years for its healing and disinfecting properties. However, never ingest the oil orally. Do not use it alone ever. Always mix it with water or any oil.
Here’s why you need to carry a bottle of tea tree oil in your bag always:
It is an ultimate cure for acne. Mix a two/three drops of tea tree oil in water or any other oil and dab it on the acne.
It can be used against dandruff. Mix a few drops in the shampoo bottle and use it for hair wash.
Facing nail irritations? Dab a few drops of oil on the nails and you won’t feel the irritation again.
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