Dry skin is characterized by dry and flaky skin resulting from lack of moisture being retained in the skin. Dry skin is more prone to sensitization by ingredients, even “natural” ingredients for that matter. So it is important to understand which essential oils help in keeping your skin nourished and not irritate your skin.
Essential oils for dry skin have to be cooling and calming in nature and here are some Essential Oils that do just that.
Rose : Rose essential oil helps skin heal from scars, moisturizes it, fights inflammation and relieves stress and promotes circulation which are essential for dry skin to keep it smooth and naturally glowing.
Orange : It is a rich source of Vit. C, helps keep your skin young and radiant. It can alleviate skin inflammation and keep it nourished.
Lemon : It is packed with Vit.C and antioxidants that work to keep your skin clear, radiant and diminish fine line which can give your age away.
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 and sun burn.
Cinnamon : it is packed with antioxidants that refine & replenish ageing, mature skin and effectively treats inflammation, swelling, redness & rashes.
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