Winter Skin Care
It is winter and your skin is exposed to cold harsh conditions, then it is in side and dealing with dry hot air. Do you find your self dealing with dry skin especially on your face and hands? Our skin needs extra attention this time of year especially if dry skin is a problem. We may seek help from essential oils for all types of skin problems.
Dry skin can benefit from this combination of essential oils and oil bases.
Oil base: Almond oil, Olive oil, Wheatgerm, Avocado, Carrot, Evening Primrose, Jojoba.
Essential Oils for Dry to Normal Skin: Lavender, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Rosemary, Geranium, Calendula, Chamomile German.
Day Re-Moisturizing Oil:
Chamomile German 15 drops, Sandalwood 5 drops, Lavender 5 drops, Geranium 5 drops Dilute in 2 tablespoons of the base vegetable oil to which you have added 10 drops of evening primrose and 2 drops of carrot oil.
Use this in the same way you would use moisturizing cream or lotion.
Dry Skin relief in the bath requires nourishing oils such as avocado, apricot kernel , Sweet almond, use 5 drops of essential oils per 1 teaspoon of bath oil and use 3 teaspoon in each bath. To make it a relaxing bath you may add Lavender oil, Chamomile German, also Patchouli, Benzoin, and Pettigraine are good oils for dry skin. This combination of oils will cling to your body when you get out of the tub. Simply pat your skin dry to enjoy the benefits of smooth moisturized skin.