When it comes to essential oils, there is a lot of debate about whether or not they truly work, and if so, how well DO they work? As you may have already noticed, we love our DIY beauty recipes, and so, we tend to use a lot of different essential oils! Sure, there are some essential oils that are better than others in different ways such as scent and effectiveness, but ultimately, we're here to tell you that essentials oils ARE all that and a bag of chips!
Today we're going to introduce you to THE best essential oils for wrinkles. Because wrinkles, fine lines, and crows feet suck, and we'd like to not only eliminate them but also prevent them. So let's hop into a quick essential oils for wrinkles crash course!
8 Best Essential Oils for Wrinkles
Before purchasing ANY essential oils (especially if using on skin), please make sure they are of good quality and come from a reputable manufacturer. Cheap essential oils are NEVER worth it and can cause skin problems in the find. Be sure that you know where your essential oils came from and how they are made! It also helps tremendously if they're organic as well!
#1. Helychrisum Essential Oil
Found in many expensive anti-aging creams and serums, helychrisum is also known as the “immortal flower” or the “everlasting flower”. This essential oil helps to rejuvenate skin by increasing cell turnover. Simply mix one drop of helychrisum essential oil with your favorite facial moisturizer and apply every night before bed!
#2. Frankincense Essenetial Oil
Frankincense increases skin cell growth, improves elasticity, and reduces the appearance of age spots. Just mix a drop or two with your favorite natural moisturizer and apply every morning and evening.
#3. Lavender Essential Oil
This essential oil contains a high dose of antioxidants the nourish the skin and also helps fight free radicals that cause skin damage. To top it all of, lavender's soothing scent calms and relax the mind, body, and soul. Mix with your favorite moisturizer every night before bed.
#4. Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli essential oil is a powerful oil which has some amazing anti-inflammatory properties and also helps prevent skin damage from the sun. Mix with your favorite moisturizer and apply at any time!
#5. Rose Essential Oil
Rose essential oil is probably one of THE best essential oils you can use not only on your skin, but your nails and hair as well. Unfortunately, it is one of the most expensive of essential oils, and sometimes, unafordable. That said, if you're lucky enough to get your hands on it, it is the ultimate anti-aging serum. Helps keep skin moist, encourages new cell growth, reduces inflammation, and protects the skin from free radicals. Not to mention is smells heavenly!
#6. Rosemary Essential Oil
Great for those with acne prone and oily skin, rosemary essential oil is one of the oils to reduce sebum, firm up the skin, and reduce the appearance of dark spots.
#7. Lemon Essential Oil
Aside from smelling oh-so-clean and refreshing, lemon essential oil prevents wrinkles because it gently exfoliates the skin. It's also high in vitamin C and antioxidants. Just be sure to never expose yourself in the sun since lemon essential oil is photo-toxic: this means it can burn your skin when exposed to sun.
#8. Carrot Seed Oil
Carrot seed oil smooths and repairs the outer layer of the skin and has a very high level of flavonoids which helps combat inflammation.
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