Combination skin is characterized by an oily T-zone & dry cheek region. Combination skin is more prone to acne breakouts in the T-zone and sensitization by ingredients, even “natural” ones in the cheek regions causing inflammation and discomfort. So it is important to understand which essential oils help in keeping your skin nourished reduce inflammation and treat acne breakouts.
Essential oils for dry skin have to be cooling and calming in nature and here are some Essential Oils that do just that.
Sandalwood : Applying 2-3 drops of sandalwood essential oil with a carrier oil externally can treat acne, sores, boils, and pimples progressing into an infection or becoming septic.
Vetiver : It promotes the regeneration of skin, cells and tissue to work as the ultimate healer. When used topically, Vetiver Essential Oil reduces the appearance of blemishes, fine lines and even scars.
Ylang Ylang : It has hydrating properties that aid in maintaining the skin’s oil production and keeps it well-nourished. Its natural antiseptic properties can even heal cuts or cracks caused by excessively dry skin. It can moisturize, replenish the skin as well keep it healthy.
Jasmine : Jasmine has anti-inflammatory properties that can help soothe irritated skin and speed up healing of small scratches and wounds.
Chamomile : Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, chamomile essential oil can help calm skin inflammation and redness, making it a useful natural remedy for conditions, such as acne.
Lotus : It enhances skin health by reducing inflammation, redness, and swelling while also eliminating harmful bacteria, preventing acne, and soothing infections
Lemongrass : Organic lemongrass essential oil has purifying properties which make it perfect for skincare. These properties help to remove impurities, detoxify the skin and leave it feeling clean and clear.
Note : These are some beneficial natural ingredients according to skin type. Though all these ingredients are safe to use on skin, patch test before use to see if you are allergic to any ingredient.
Here are some products formulated using these ingredients you could pick up