The Top 7 Oils for Beautiful Looking Skin
Posted on 26 March 2018
Oil on your skin? As you read this, you may be shaking your head wondering why anyone would put oil on their skin.
No worries…Let’s clear up the myths about oils and how they can help you have radiant looking skin.
Just like the oils we use to cook with, there are good oils and not so good oils for your skin. Many have the power to moisturize your skin, keep it hydrated, prevent blemishes, and make it glow without feeling greasy.
Oils are the foundation for many skincare products because of their anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties that work to support our body and benefit the skin in many ways. They are used to protect the skin, supplying it with essential fatty acids, nutrients and vitamins to give us the healthy clear complexion we all desire.
Let’s take a closer look at the top seven oils. The first three are key essential oils for our skin, the following four are oils from fruits, nuts & seeds all with their own special super powers.
1. Frankincense Oil
Frankincense has many therapeutic benefits which make it the perfect oil for all types of skin with its antiseptic and astringent properties that help protect the skin cells. It helps mature, dry, damaged and oily skin look radiant. As one of the most powerful oils, it is known to smooth out wrinkles, restoring tone to the face, therefore, slowing down the aging process.
2. Geranium Oil
A flowery beautiful scent with keys that include, hormonal balancing, antiseptic and astringent properties making it a wonderful oil to use in skincare. With its balancing attributes, it works well on oily, dry, and acne skin helping your skin look flawless. With soothing and astringent attributes, it has the ability to tighten the skin, delaying and slowing the aging process. The anti-inflammatory aspects reduce inflammation and speed up the healing process of scars and blemishes making it a key ingredient in skincare.
3. Lavender Oil
Probably the most popular as well as the most versatile oils it has many properties to help our skin look its best. Soothing all types of skin with a component called “Linalol” which relaxes, restores and calms. It has powerful skin preserving qualities helping to heal wounds and helps to regenerate skin cells. It kills bacteria, cleaning and disinfecting the skin, keeping the pores open and refreshed.
4. Rosehip Oil
This oil is nutrient-rich containing omega-6 essential fatty acids and vitamins A & C which aid in cell turnover. Many skin problems come from a deficiency in essential fatty acids. These oils are absorbed quickly and can help eczema, acne, dry and sensitive skin making rosehip a key to restoring skins brilliance. It provides a natural retinol effect increasing collagen and elastin production benefiting aging skin, making it the Queen of anti-aging oils.
5. JoJoba Oil
Technically Jojoba (pronounced ho-HO-ba) oil is a liquid wax extracted from a nut. Similar to a wax, it forms a thin layer onto the skin to prevent water loss and to lock in moisture, while allowing it to breathe naturally. It is packed full of minerals; zinc, copper, and vitamins B & E, which help strengthen the skin. A large benefit of it being a wax is it doesn’t have the greasy feel of oil on your skin.
6. Avocado Oil
There are many health benefits of avocados and just as many in the oil which makes it amazing for your skin. It is a very absorbent oil full of antioxidants, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals making it a wonderful moisturizer. It also acts similar to the Jojoba oil protecting the skin from the sun and creates long-lasting hydration giving you a noticeable difference in the appearance of your skin.
7. Evening Primrose Oil
Rich in GLA (Gamma-Linolenic Acid), part of the omega-6 family which is essential to healthy skin. Evening Primrose oil helps skin retain moisture, fights acne, wrinkles and eczema. It boosts blood circulation giving tired eyes and skin a rejuvenating look, smoothing out wrinkles and fine lines. It is an anti-inflammatory oil helping with redness or skin blemishes making your skin appear younger.
With their natural rich nutrient make up these seven powerful oils will help you fight your skin problems from acne to aging skin. You will find these oils in a variety of beauty products helping you have glowing beautiful skin. At Bloomiss we have formulated these oils into our Blossom Rejuvenating Elixir so you have the power of all seven oils in one bottle, ready to help take your skin to the next level of radiance. To say thanks for taking the time and reading our article we would like to offer you 40% off the Blossom Elixir with special discount code: 7OILS
I hope this helps you understand why it's safe to use certain oils on your face and how they can benefit your skin, bringing back the natural luster and luminosity of your skin.