Why and How Should you Dilute Essential Oils?

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Essential oils are essences of plants. They are extracted from flowers, bark, leaves, stem, seeds, or fruit. They are not only beneficial for the skin but they also have a pleasant aroma that helps with wellbeing and can even fight with a depression.

Be careful when choosing an essential oil if you don’t have any allergies. In addition, don’t use them on the skin but always dilute them with carrier oils. If they are used directly on the skin, they can cause irritation, burn your skin or create spots.

Read more about carrier oils and in which ratio to dilute them to be safe.

Types of essential oils

Citrus – orange, lemongrass, grapefruit, mandarin

Floral – Levander, Jasmine, Chamomile, Ylang-Ylang, Rosewood

Herbaceous – Rosemary, Fennel, Oregano, Parsley, Marjoram, Eucalyptus, Sage, Teatree

Minty – peppermint, spearmint

Spicy – Aniseed, Coriander, Cinnamon, Cardamon, Cumin, Nutmeg, Ginger

Woody – Pine, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Cypress, Juniper Berry

List of carrier oils

Coconut oil

Jojoba oil

Sweet almond oil

Olive oil

Argan oil

Rosehip oil

Grapeseed oil

Avocado oil

Sesame seed oil

Pomegranate oil

Not all carrier oils are suitable as a base for dilution with essential oils. You should avoid mineral oil or petroleum jelly that can be carcinogenic.

How to dilute essential oils?

For adults:

2.5% – 15 drops essential oil per 6 teaspoons carrier oil

3%: – 20 drops essential oil per 6 teaspoons carrier oil

5%  – 30 drops essential oil per 6 teaspoons carrier oil

10% – 60 drops essential oil per 6 teaspoons carrier oil

For children:

5% to 1% – 3 to 6 drops essential oil per 6 teaspoons carrier oil

Bottom line

In order to avoid irritation and burning your skin, it might be more convenient to buy essential oils that are already mixed in the right ratio and have the benefits for your skin that you are searching for.

If you looking for antiaging properties try one of those combinations that also contains herbs and give your skin a radiance and improve face texture – Day and night face oil duo.

If your skin is very dry and mature – try Yauvari Amplified Youth Spring with a firming and toning effect. It smoothens the look of wrinkles and lines. Apart from that is non-pore clogging and 100% natural. It doesn’t have any artificial additives or heavy metals. 

All of these oils have also 30 days money-back guarantee if you don’t like them for any reason. They can replace all of your expensive cosmetic products that you already use so that you can just use a basic moisturizer and add these oils as a superfood for your skin. In addition, they are also great for eye care. You can try Defining eye butter with Sandalwood Rose

Did you also know that essential oils can be used for your hair? It softens them and does not make them feel dry like some hair treatments. Apart from that they also promote hair growth. You can replace all your large bottles of hair care for these magic oils to have healthy and shiny hair. 

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