Natural Remedies > Aromatherapy for Skin Care
Aromatherapy offers a natural alternative to commercial skin care products with the added benefit of being relatively inexpensive.
You are able to mix and blend your own selection of essential oils to benefit your skin type perfectly.
If you need a mask, make up the following mixture and leave on the face for 10 - 30 minutes -
If your skin is particularly dry, try performing a steam inhalation before moisturising the skin.
Add a few drops of lavender oil and lean over a bowl of hot water for several minutes.
1. Cleanse by adding the following essential oils to 50g of grated pure soap or a natural liquid soap, mixing well.
Massage this mixture gently onto the face and throat area. Rinse thoroughly with warm water.
2. Tone by rinsing the face with a citrus floral water or you can add two drops of lemon oil to a bowl of warm water and sponge over the face. Do not use near the eyes.
3. Moisturising - mix together the following -
If you need a mask to help refine the look of your skin, apply the following blend to the face and leave for 30 minutes.
Use this mixture before moisturising then rinse off with warm water.
If you have pimples, apply tea tree oil essential oil neat onto the spot or you can add 2 drops of the oil into a dab of base cream and apply to your whole face. Repeat 2 or 3 times per day.