Essential oils are
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
Sweet almond oil
Sesame seed 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?
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
5% to 1% – 3 to 6 drops essential oil per 6 teaspoons carrier oil
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
All of these oils
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.