If you are looking for some DIY skin care routine, essential oils are a must-have in your beauty cabinet. And if you are not sure which essential oil suits you skin type best, beauty expert Nandini Agarwal from Marvie Ann Beck Academy clears your confusion.
For mature and wrinkled skin: Carrot seed oil is a must-have essential oil to combat fine lines and ageing. It is gentle and nourishing for the skin and blends well with other anti-ageing oils like lavender.
For dry and itchy skin: Helichrysum oil will help heal dry and itchy and sun damaged skin. This oil also blends very well with other skin-loving oils like carrot seed oil and lavender oil.
For oily skin: Use rose oil to give your skin a little TLC and beat oily skin. Rose oil is very cooling and has a very relaxing effect on your skin. Rose oil blends well with many other essential oils such as geranium, neroli and sandalwood.
For normal skin: Lavender oil can help heal all your skin woes irrespective of your skin type. It can contribute to treating sunburn, psoriasis and inflamed skin. The oil will also contribute to fighting the bacteria causing acne. The oil also blends very well with many other skin-supporting essential oils.
For combination skin: For combination skin use cistus essential oil. The oil has excellent anti-bacterial properties and is ideal for acne prone skin. The oil is also very beneficial for treating rosacea and healing cuts.