Essential oils are used in many beauty, hair-care and health recipes because they are extremely beneficial and this doesn’t need a proof. Essential oil can solve all your beauty related problems like acne, pigmentation, tanning, hair fall, blemishes, tiredness, dandruff, roughness, nail discoloration etc. Here are few ways you can use essential oil.
You can use essential oils as toner. For normal to dry skin, use one drop of geranium essential oil and chamomile essential oil in 50ml of rose water. For oily skin, use 4-5 drops of lavender oil, tea tree oil and sandalwood oil each in 50ml distilled water or rose water. Store this toner in a spray bottle and use it two times a day. This is completely natural and it will make your face glow.
2. Bath Oil:
For a relaxing, harmonic and balancing bath mix essential; oil into your bath tub and then take a bath. You can use your favorite fragrances for this.
3. Oil Toothpaste:
You can also make natural toothpaste using peppermint essential oil. Take 2 cups of baking soda, one tablespoon of sea salt and 2 tablespoon (15-17 drops) of peppermint oil. Mix water if the consistency is thick and make it smooth like a paste. DIY essential oil natural mouth wash recipes >>
4. Body Mist:
Choose your fragrance like rose oil, lavender oil or if you are citrus lover then lemon oil. You can also use 2-3 essential oil together to get a mixture of scent. Add 10 drops of essential oil in 50 ml of distilled water. Test the scent by putting tiny amount on your wrist, if you want a stronger smell then add more essential oil. Store it in a spray bottle and shake the bottle before using.
5. Acne Serum:
Create your own acne solution by mixing aloe vera gel with few drops of tea tree essential oil. Apply the solution twice a day. You can also make a DIY zit zapper to clear acne and scar.
6. Essential oil Hair products:
Mix a few drops of oil with shampoo or conditioner to stimulate blood flow that will revitalize dull and lifeless hair
Aromatherapy is the best way to relax. Dilute 2-3 drops of lavender oil or peppermint oil in a tablespoon of coconut oil and apply it on your forehead, cheat and neck area. Relax and sleep for an hour and when you’ll wake up you will feel energized and relaxed.
8. Foot Oil:
Exhausted and tired? Give your feet a special treat by doing a DIY foot soak. Just add your favorite essential oil (10-12drops) in water and soak your feet in it. It will relax your nerves just like a foot-spa.
9. Hair Growth Oil:
Rosemary or carrot essential oil is very good for hair growth. Just put 1-2 drops of this oil on your hair brush before brushing daily. It will promote hair growth.
10. Anti-Aging Cream:
If you have reached in your late 20’s then you should probably start using anti-aging products so that you can get rid of wrinkles and other aging signs. You can also use almond oil, rosemary oil, lavender oil to prevent aging signs. Just mix 1-2 drops in your night cream and apply it daily.
** Warning ** : Before you start using any kind of essential oil on your skin or hair, it is best to first do a patch test to make sure you don’t have any negative reactions. Do not use essential oils during pregnancy.