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REJUVENATING FACIAL ESSENTIAL OILS

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

By Joni Keim

My favorite essential oils for anti-aging/skin rejuvenation in facial oils are:

Lavender

Lavender

Frankincense Boswellia carterii:
Properties for skin care: Antiseptic, tonic, anti-inflammatory, cytophylactic (encourages new cell growth).
Generally revitalizes, calms, and soothes. Good for all skin types, especially mature.

Lavender Lavandula angustifolia:
Properties for skin care: Antiseptic, cytophylactic (encourages new cell growth), anti-inflammatory.
Generally revitalizes, refreshes, and calms. Good for all skin types, especially mature and combination.


Neroli Citrus aurantium:
Properties for skin care: Antiseptic, cytophylactic (encourages new cell growth), emollient, tonic.
Generally revitalizes, balances, and soothes. Good for all skin types, especially mature and sensitive.

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Rose


Rose Rosa damascena:
Properties for skin care: Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, astringent, tonic.
Generally calms and soothes. Good for all skin types, especially sensitive.

Sandalwood Santalum album:
Properties for skin care: Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, astringent, emollient, tonic.
Generally strengthening and calming. Good for all skin types, especially mature and sensitive.

e3 Synergy Blends

Skin Care Blend
Ingredients:
Carrot Seed: Dry skin, sun-damaged skin, mature skin, devitalized skin, eczema, scars, calluses, rashes, burns, couperose, rosacea, skin tonic.
Frankincense: Wrinkles, dry skin, mature skin, scars, inflammation, small wounds, infections, skin tonic.
Lavender: Imbalanced oil production, small wounds, bruises, burns, sunburn insect bites and stings, infections, irritations, itching, blemishes, eczema, skin tonic.
Orange, Sweet: Dull skin, oily skin, puff y skin, dry skin, wrinkles, rough skin poor circulation, infections, skin tonic.
Rosewood: Imbalanced oil production, dry skin, oily skin, devitalized skin, wrinkles, small wounds, infections, dermatitis, skin tonic.
Sandalwood: Dry skin, mature skin, sensitive skin, rough skin, devitalized skin, oily skin, blemishes, eczema, itching, chapped skin, inflammation, infection, small wounds, skin tonic.
Ylang Ylang, Extra: Imbalanced oil production, dry skin, oily skin, mature skin, inflammation, itching, skin tonic.

Generally revitalizes, calms, and soothes. Good for all skin types.

Female Harmony
Ingredients:
Chamomile, Roman: Soothes inflammation, rashes, acne, sunburn, itching
Clary Sage: Oily skin, blemishes
Geranium: Skin tonic, supports balanced oil production
Palmarosa: Supports balancing and soothing dry & devitalized skin
Rose: Beneficial for mature, dry and sensitive skin
Sandalwood: Beneficial for mature, dry or oily, sensitive, devitalized or rough skin

Generally revitalizes, calms, and soothes. Good for all skin types, especially oily skin.


Methods of Application:

Compress, Facial: Fill the sink with warm water. Add 1-3 drops of essential oil in the water and agitate the water to mix well. Lay in a clean washcloth, wring, and apply to face, with eyes closed, holding in place for 5-10 seconds. Repeat dipping, wringing, and applying—3 times. Pat dry.

Facial Oil: Mix 2-5 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier such as jojoba, olive oil, or rose hip seed oil.

Skin Mist: Mix 10-40 drops of essential oil in 4 ounces of water in a mister bottle. Shake well before each use and avoid getting it into the eyes.