Which Essential Oils are Good for Summer?
In summers we need to care more about our skin because dust clogs our skin and collects a lot of impurity on our skin. We can use essential oil like lavender oil, eucalyptus oil, chamomile oil, jasmine oil, rose oil, patchouli oil and geranium oil.
It is amazing for summer season. It has antiseptic properties. Spearmint oil is used to treat skin infection and small cuts and wounds. It has soothing effect on skin. We can directly apply spearmint oil on skin or can be diluted with carrier oil like almond oil and coconut oil. It also works as natural insecticide, so keep the bugs and insect away.
Lemon oil is a great essential oil for cleansing skin. It also works as natural pest repellent and keeps the bugs and flies away. It refreshes the skin.Lemon oil is also used in massage, it gives relief from fatigue boosts the energy level and metabolism and reduces the appearance of cellulite. It enhances the mood and also used in cosmetics, Lemon essential oil tones the skin, tighten the skin, reduces the amount of sebum production in skin, and makes the skin glowing and flawless.
Orange oil is amazing for insect repellent and it has anti-inflammatory properties. It gives relief from knee pain or other aches, we can mix it with carrier oil like coconut and almond oil. Orange oil has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic in nature; this property makes the oil amazing for skin.It increases the collagen production,ability to absorb vitamin C. It acts as anti-aging cream for skin due to its antioxidant property.
It has anti-inflammatory property, it is used to treat sore muscles, minor cut and joints pain and wounds. It also works as a natural cleanser, simply add few drops of grapefruit oil in coconut oil and apply on skin as a makeup removal cream.
Treat Your Skin to Essential Beauty Oils and Stay Summer Ready
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Rose oil works amazing on skin. Due to the presence of eugenol in rose oil it works as antioxidant, thus helps to treat acne, dark sport and prevent fine lines and wrinkles. Since nerol properties appear in rose oil, that means it is useful in several skin care products; it rejuvenates your skin and boosts the natural process of cell regeneration.
Which Essential Oil Gives a Cooling Effect?
Many essential oil have cooling effect on skin and body like peppermint oil, spearmint oil, eucalyptus oil and sandalwood. It is used to sooth the hot skin. Peppermint oil has a natural cooling property due to the presence of menthol in it.
Due to the presence of menthol in peppermint oil it is ideal oil for summer. Menthol cools you down by triggering the TRPM8 ion, makes your skin cold receptor sensitive. We can also apply peppermint oil few drops on your feet and back of your neck for an icy, sensation.
Lavender oil decreases the heat in the body, on a hot day we rubbed the few drops of lavender oil in your palm, we can also inhale a few drops directly from the bottle, and it will give you cooling sensation. It also amazing for headache due to heat. It can be applied on forehead in case of headache. We can also apply few drops of oil on underarm; it kills the microbes and also gives cooling sensation.
It also works as wonder for skin; it refreshes the skin, having cooling effect. It also helpful for excessive sweating. It cools down the skin. Sandalwood oil also helps in heatstroke. It also cooling effect to your skin or body and reduces the sensation from burning sensation. It also sooth down the sun burn and reduce the redness due to heat. It also has anti-inflammatory properties which gives relies from acne and sunburn.
Eucalyptus oil has anti-inflammatory effect on body. It cools down the body. If you are sensitive to menthol and unable to use peppermint oil than eucalyptus oil is best alternate. Eucalyptus oil is good for clearing acne and reduced the swelling due to acne. It increases the blood circulation and make the skin flawless and smooth.