The market is full of skincare oils and it is a challenge to find out which is a match for you. There are some oils that can have beneficial effects on your skin. Ultimately, you need to use them and see as to which of these oils are best suited to your type of skin.
Tea tree oil
It is considered to be good for acne and it smells as well as feels like an astringent. Studies reveal that 5% tea tree oil and 5% benzoyl peroxide are equally effective in treating acne. It is a gentle and natural alternative to other harsh acne treatment.
Grape seed oil
This oil is good for oily skin, even if acne is not present, as it helps to regulate natural oil production. Moreover, it is rich in antioxidants, specifically vitamin C which helps to brighten skin.
Argan oil has high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamin E and is stable in sunlight when compared with other antioxidants. This is why it is extensively used in anti-aging products. Argan oil is rare as well as expensive. Argan oil is used many of Josie Maran’s products.
Black currant oil
Black currant oil is highly effective in repairing skin that has either been traumatized in some manner, for example, laser treatment, exposure to sun, frost bite, etc. The reason is it has high concentration of fatty acids and anti-inflammatory properties. This oil is also good for the skin condition called eczema.
Chamomile oil is best suited for sensitive skin. It provides a soothing effect in the same way as a chamomile tea helps you to relax. It soothes irritation and redness within seconds. Its anti-inflammatory property makes it ideal for treating patients with rosacea.
Rose hip seed oil
Rose hip seed oil is found to be very helpful in treating skin discoloration. Products of M. Steves Skincare use this oil. It is not only good for protecting the skin, but also helps to increase cell turnover.
Extra virgin (first cold press) olive oil is highly effective in treating problems caused by very dry skin. This oil does not only moisturizes the skin, but also helps fight aging as it contains skin nourishing compounds like squalene, fatty acids and poly phenols.
If these skincare oils have not caught your interest, here are a few essential oils that you can use to protect as well as renew your skin. Essential oils work deeper into your skin and nourish the developing skin cells.
The fragrant oil helps to fight cold sores because of its antiviral properties and to reduce acne, oil and bacteria on the skin.
This oil helps to reduce inflammation, balance oil production and revitalize your skin. It has also been found to be helpful in easing pain during periods and childbirth.
This essential oil has been found to be effective in eliminating body odor, promoting cell growth, healing wounds and making unsightly scars as well as spots on your skin fade.
Essential oil extracted from jasmine helps to soften as well as smooth your skin and reduce scars and marks.
The essential oil from sandalwood is used for its healing properties. It also produces a calming effect on you and works to reduce lines and scars. It revives dull and tired skin and can be used on hair to restore its moisture and shine.
This essential oil works in the same manner as tea tree oil does to reduce acne. It is also helpful in relieving a headache. In addition, it reduces irritation, redness and inflammation associated with acne in adults.
This essential oil is good for the skin as well as for mental rejuvenation. It is included in several therapeutic remedies.
Essential oil from lemon acts to restore the natural balance of your skin. It clears up acne and removes blemishes. Over exposure to sun should be avoided after applying lemon oil to prevent skin discoloration.
This essential oil effectively treats scars, sores, rashes, acne breakouts. It also prevents recurrence of acne and eliminates warts.
Patchouli oil can be used to fight a host of skin conditions such as acne, rashes and scarring. It is a good moisturizer and its fragrance produces a calming effect.
Summarizing, if you can invest some time and learn more about some of the oils discussed in this article, you can by yourself create the skincare products that are best suited for your needs.
Brenda Panin is a health and beauty blogger interested in skin health and plastic surgery. She writes about cosmetic surgery so she recently spend time researching cosmosclinic.com.au. In her free time she enjoys jogging and exercising at the local gym.