Saturday, December 15, 2012

Essential oils and its beauty benefits

This is the continuation of my previous post. Here the beauty benefits of rosewood oil and bergamot oil are discussed. It is recommended that the essential oil should not be taken internally and it should be used in diluted form.

Rosewood oil:
It is natural oil extracted from rosewood. As it contains anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, it has both medicinal and beauty benefits. It boosts the immune system and it cures the fever, cold, nausea and headaches. It regenerates the skin and it is suitable for dry & oily skin. It can used regularly to combat the premature aging. Also it helps to make the skin smooth and excellent in removing the scars, stretch marks and fine lines.

Beauty tips with Rosewood oil:
1. Mix it with almond oil or jojoba oil and massage the face and body with it to remove the toxins from the skin.
2. Mix it with safflower oil and apply it on the skin after bath to get blemish free and flawless skin.
3. Just mix 20 drops of rosewood oil with your regular skin lotion to get clean, soft, bright and smooth skin. Use it regularly to get better result.
4. Apply rosewood oil to the face to clear unnecessary sebum and to cure acne breakouts. This tip is not suitable for sensitive skin type.
5. Add few drops of it to mild shampoo and shake it well. Use this to wash the hair, so that the fragrance remains even after the hair wash.

Bergamot oil:
This is fresh and rich aroma oil named after the Italian city, Bergamo. It has excellent uplifting and stimulating fragrance. It contains anti-depressant properties and so it is excellent in relieving mental tension. Moreover it has anti-biotic & disinfectant properties which help to treat the problems related to stomach, kidney and liver. It is recommended not to use this essential oil while stepping out in the sun.

Beauty tips with Bergamot oil:
1. Mix it with the aloe-Vera gel into ratio 1:5 and use this mixture to treat the acne on the skin.
2. Add 5 drops of it to the warm water and take bath with it to get the soothing and blemish free skin.
3. Apply this oil on the hair to get a clean and infection free scalp. It can be added to the shampoo to wash the hair to get shiny and dense hair.
4. Apply this on the feet to treat the cracked heels. It can also be used to cure the psoriasis and eczema.
5. Steam the face with few drops of Bergamot oil to fight acne. This would also prevent the aging of skin.

I am suggesting that the above discussed essential oils should be used in diluted form or mix with carrier oils to avoid adverse effects. Please read how to use the essential oils from my previous post to get good result. Follow simple beauty secrets and stay with natural beauty forever.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Simple beauty tips and skin care tips with essential oils

Essential oils play a vital role in beauty and skin care regimen. Some essential oils and its related simple beauty & skin care tips are discussed here to get natural glow at home. Before that it would be good to know how to use the pure essential oils.

1. First do a patch test to avoid negative reactions.
2. If you felt any irritation or got rashes stop using it and wash it off.
3. All the essential oils are recommended to use in a dilute form or it should be combined with carrier oils like aloe-vera, avocado, walnut, jojoba etc.
4. Pregnant women are not recommended to use these oils as it is has strong fragrance and they may get nausea.
5. It should be stored in dark glass or cobalt bottles to avoid deterioration and to protect its aromatic properties.

Lavender oil:
It is an essential oil which can be applied directly to the skin. It contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties and it can be used as a cleanser. It has calming effects and perfectly soothes the skin. Few drops of it can be used as a moisturizer to treat the dry skin. Burns, eczema and acne problems can be cured by using this essential oil as it has anti-inflammatory properties.


Beauty tips with lavender oil:
1. Add 5 drops of lavender oil to a cup of milk. Mix it with the bathing water, take bath with it. It can remove the suntan and provide relaxation to the skin.
2. Add few drops of lavender oil to the pure distilled water and steam with it. By doing this, the acne and blemishes on the face can be removed.
3. Mix few drops of lavender oil to a tsp of jojoba oil. Add this mixture to the bathing water. Take bath with it to cure the sunburn.
4. It is good to stop the hair fall. Just massage it on the scalp to refresh the hair growth and to kill lice.

Tea-tree oil:
This essential oil contains anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties come from the Australian coastal area trees. It also has anti-septic properties and can be used a mouth wash which results in healthy gums. It is very good to treat the oily and acne prone skin. It is toxic and it has mild estrogenic properties. So it is not advisable to swallow while in use.

Beauty tips with tre tree oil:
1. Add few drops (3-4 drops) of tea tree oil to yoghurt and apply it on the oily skin to treat it.
2. Combine it with cold cream and use it to cure chapped lips.
3. It is a natural remedy for nail fungus infection.
4. Add few drops to the regular shampoo and wash the hair with it. It keeps the hair healthy and scalp hydrated. It can repair the damaged or dry hair and removes dandruff.

Try to avoid using the beauty products with synthetic chemicals as it would damage the skin and always opt home beauty tips to get flawless skin. Stay tuned here to get best skin care tips and beauty tips with Rosewood oil & Bergamot oil.