Well, everyone and every post have explained you about the benefits of essential oils over face. There are various beauty and skincare routines you should be following with essential oil. But before you start talking a step further, we would like to tell about some little while important things you should know about the essentials oil before applying on face.
Essential oil is not oily in texture; it makes it very easy to apply the oil on face. It is extremely light weighted oil which blends into the skin easily and quickly. They do not contain any amount of fatty acids, which is usually present in rest other oils. Using Essential oil over face is one such remedy which helps to restore and rejuvenate the skin.
They can be used over all skin types, and using essential oil is recommended for people with acne prone and sensitive skin. 99% of essential oils contain anti bacterial and anti fungal properties which helps to keep the skin healthy and clear.
The Molecule Size
Molecules of essential oil is comparatively very small than those in creams and other oils. Due to small size of molecule it penetrates easily into the skin epidermis and also rejuvenates the skin. Essential oil helps to moisturize the skin well and also help to maintain the hydration level. They offer great healing properties, which is essential requirement for skin.
According to various scientific studies, it is recommended that various oils should not be directly used on skin. They need to be diluted with some natural carrier oil or moisturizer and creams which help to avoid the unfortunate reactions on the skin. This is because, essential oils are all concentrated and regarded unhealthy and toxic if used directly.
How to Test
Not always, you are sure about the various essential oils and their effects over skin. If you want to test whether the particular essential oil is good over your skin you can follow this technique- Take some essential oil and mix with 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply on a patch of skin (maybe behind the ears or under the natural folds of skin where skin tends to be thin). Now, leave the oil for an hour and observe whether you feel any itching sensation or inflammation. If there is no problem faced by you, you can use the essential oil but diluted.
**CAUTION: Always do a patch test before using any essential oil on skin. Do not use it on broken skin or wounds. If you are pregnant, it is better you consult your doctor before using them.