Aging signs on your skin are not always pleasant. This is especially the case when your skin starts aging prematurely adding years to your face. Wrinkles, spots, dull skin tone and sagging skin are some of the signs you will get. But with the use of the right products, you can actually care for the skin to make it look healthier and younger for longer. A proper cleaning and cleansing routine can go a long way in maintaining that youthful look.
Essential oils are some of the best natural products you can choose to cleanse the skin. The good thing about the oils is that you will find a number that are most suitable for any skin type; everyone, therefore stands the chance to reap the benefits of using essential oils on the skin. With a homemade skin cleanser, you will be able to remove dirt that interferes with the health of your skin and you will also have a smooth time removing makeup thoroughly to give the skin time to breathe.
The cleanser ingredients will be determined by the skin type. You should therefore make sure you know what your skin type is before making the cleanser so you are able to select the most suitable oils.
Base oils – You will need base oils for the cleanser. Olive, tamanu and sunflower oils are best base oils for all skin types. If you have oily skin, however, you can go for grapeseed, sweet almond and jojoba oils. Those with dry or maturing skin should choose argan, apricot kernel or avocado.
Essential oils – Lavender, clary sage, royal Hawaiian sandalwood, frankincense and geranium are essential oils suitable for all skin types. Essential oils that are specific for oily skin are helichrysum and bergamot whereas rose and myrrh essential oils are best for dry or maturing skin.
Pour a quarter cup of your selected base oil in a glass bowl and add up to three drops of your favorite essential oils depending on your skin type. You can choose to use one essential oil or combine a few of your favorites.
Rinse the face with warm water to open up the pores then massage the oil cleanse with upward motion all over your face. Massage for at least a minute or two and leave the mixture on for a minute.
Take a clean washcloth and saturate with warm water, then place it over the face, leaving it on for at least 15 minutes then wipe off the oil. You can repeat warm water saturation and wiping until the face feels clean.
The cleanser can be used once or twice daily or once a week depending on what you feel your skin needs and responds to. If need be, then you can also apply a natural serum, moisturizer or toner to keep the skin hydrates and maintain natural beauty.
Store your oil cleanser is a safe container for use as needed and prepare some more as needed.
Cleansing the face is part of proper skin care. Essential oils make very effective natural cleansers and using simple guidelines you can make some of the best products for safe use at home.
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