My 5 fav essential oils for fine lines and skin rejuvenation
It's obviously important to me that my skincare is natural and organic where possible, so I looked to essential oils to provide the additional support that my skin needed. Essential oils are the liquids that are distilled from various parts of aromatic plants and have been used for thousands of years for the treatment of various ailments. They are quickly and easily absorbed by the skin and have many therapeutic benefits.
I have listed my 5 favourite essential oils for targeting fine lines and rejuvenating my skin. I've also noted which of the Mum's range of skincare products use them.
Frankincense is steam distilled from the resin of the Boswellia tree. It's a warm, smoky oil that is wonderful for rejuvenating the skin, and equally good for smoothing wrinkles and treating acne.
We use it in our Rejuvenating Facial Elixir.
Geranium is steam distilled from the leaves and branches. It is a sweet smelling oil with many skin benefits. It helps to balance sebum production, heal, and moisturise dry skin. It also helps to balance hormones - just what you need after the birth of your baby! It's beneficial for all skin types.
We use it in our Rose Geranium Hand Lotion, Rejuvenating Facial Elixir, Firming Eye Cream, and NOsquito.
Lavender is steam distilled from the flowering top. It is calming for the mind and helps to alleviate stress and tension. It also soothes a number of skin irritations, promotes new skin growth, is useful for smoothing wrinkles and stretch marks, and is antiseptic. No wonder we use it in many of our products! It's beneficial for all skin types.
We use it in our Rose Geranium Hand Lotion, Cleansing Lotion, Exfoliator, Rejuvenating Facial Elixir, Firming Eye Cream, Nourishing Face Moisturiser, and Body Oil.
Palmarosa is steam distilled from the grass. It has excellent skin care properties, and is used for moisturising and hydrating, and stimulating sebum production and cell regeneration.
We use it in our Rejuvenating Night Moisturiser.
Roman Chamomile is steam distilled from flower heads. It is a gentle antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory oil good for sensitive or inflamed skin. It soothes eczema, nappy rash and other skin conditions. it is beneficial for sensitive, inflamed, and eczema-affected skin.
We use it in our Cleansing Balm, and Nourishing Face Moisturiser.