100 recipes and blends free instant eBook download click here.

Essential Oil Beauty Secrets: Anti-Ageing

If you’ve bought any of the anti-ageing products available over the counter lately, you know they’re quite pricey. Not only that, but most of the products you can buy are laden with chemicals and other artificial ingredients that actually damage the skin more than they help it.

The good news is that many essential oils are filled with anti-oxidants and other properties that help fight the signs of ageing extremely effectively. And they’re also 100% natural!

Following is a list of the essential oils known for their skin-healing and age-reversing properties. Use them with carrier oils, such as whipped coconut oil, to make luxurious skin creams. Your skin will soon be the envy of all your friends!

  1. Neroli

Use to: improve circulation, smooth fine lines and wrinkles, sooth damaged skin, fade stretch marks and scars.

 

  1. Lavender

Use to: restore moisture balance, improve elasticity, heal skin imperfections.

 

  1. Sandalwood

Use to soothe damaged and dry skin, fade scars and stretch marks, smooth fine lines and wrinkles.

 

  1. Frankincense

Use to: smooth fine lines and wrinkles, tighten skin, even skin tone, balance pH levels, regenerate skin cells, fade scars and stretch marks.

 

  1. Cypress

Use to: reduce varicose veins and broken capillaries, improve circulation, restore skin elasticity.

 

  1. Myrrh

Use to: smooth fine lines and wrinkles, regenerate skin cells, improve elasticity.

 

  1. Geranium

Use to: lighten age spots, even out skin tone, improve circulation, regenerate cells, fade scars and stretch marks, smooth fine lines and wrinkles.

 

  1. Rosemary

Use to: tighten sagging skin, regenerate skin cells, smooth fine lines and wrinkles.

 

  1. Lemon

Use to: lighten dark spots, even out skin tone, prevent and smooth fine lines and wrinkles.

How to Use Essential Oils to Reverse the Signs of Ageing

Essential oils aren’t the only natural ingredients with anti-ageing properties. When paired with the following carrier oils, they’ll do double duty to help restore your youthful appearance.

Coconut Oil: tightens skin, smoothes cellulite, protects skin from UV rays, fades scars and stretch marks.

Jojoba oil: heals eczema and psoriasis, balances moisture, smoothes fine lines and wrinkles.

Sweet almond oil: improves circulation, regenerates skin cells, restores elasticity, protects skin from UV rays.

Carrot Seed Oil: detoxes, prevents sun damage, rejuvenates skin cells, heals eczema and psoriasis.

Anti-Ageing Recipes

Sun Damage Serum

  • 10 ml each jojoba oil, carrot seed oil
  • 5 drops each neroli, lemon, geranium, frankincense, lavender

Store mixture in a glass container and smooth onto face and neck every night.

Anti-Ageing Cream

  • 50 ml coconut oil
  • 10 drops neroli
  • 10 drops myrrh
  • 10 drops frankincense

Whip coconut with high speed hand mixer until creamy. Mix in essential oils and store in a glass container. Use every night after cleansing.

Super Wrinkle Reducing Cream

  • 50 ml coconut oil
  • 2 ml sweet almond oil
  • 7 drops each neroli, geranium, myrrh, sandalwood

Whip coconut with high speed hand mixer until creamy. Mix in essential oils and store in a glass container. Use every night after cleansing.

Firm Skin Serum

  • 10 ml sweet almond oil
  • 6 drops each cypress, frankincense, sandalwood

Smooth onto face and neck every night.

Dry Skin Serum

  • 5 ml each carrot seed oil, jojoba oil
  • 5 drops lavender
  • 3 drops rosemary
  • 2 drops sandalwood

Anti-Ageing Astringent

  • 20 ml witch hazel
  • 10 drops frankincense
  • 5 drops rosemary
  • 5 drops lemon

Mix and store ingredients in a glass container. Soak a cotton ball with the solution after cleansing to remove makeup traces and build-up. For best results, follow up with one of the anti-ageing skin recipes.

Anti-Ageing Lip Balm

  • 10 ml coconut oil
  • 3 drops each frankincense, lavender

Place coconut oil in hand, or in a bowl that’s been warmed on the outside with hot water. Allow to melt, mix in essential oils, and pour directly into a lip gloss jar. Use on lips as needed.

Skin Protection Cream

  • 5 ml coconut oil
  • 2 ml sweet almond oil
  • 10 drops each frankincense, rosemary
  • 5 drops lavender

Whip coconut oil with high speed hand mixer. Mix in other oils and store in a glass jar. Use before going out in the sun along with your usual sunscreen.

Conclusion

Use some of these recipes as a supplement to your usual beauty routine, or try them alone to completely revamp your regime. Experiment with blends of different oils for the best results for your particular skin type, and be sure to keep any allergies in mind before using certain oils.

Hopefully we’ve given you some great ideas about how to use essential oils to completely reverse or prevent the ageing process of the skin. Most women have wonderful results with the natural ingredients found in these oils. But try it for yourself and let us know how much you love them!

0 comments

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published