Essential oils have many wonderful benefits.
Essential oils for dry skin encourage cellular turnover and stimulate the growth of new cells.
They gently break down adhesions between our skin cells, encouraging the removal of dead skin cells, repairing and healing dull, flaky patches; making them the perfect ingredient for a parched, dry skin.
Properties of Essential Oils
Often a dry skin, is associated with sensitive skin conditions, such as Eczema, Psoriasis and Dermatitis.
Some Essential Oils are both calming and gentle, helping to soothe an irritated inflamed skin.
German Chamomile has really wonderful anti-inflammatory properties; others include Lavender, Yarrow and Neroli.
Essential Oils for Dry Skin
This is the type of skin that doesn’t naturally produce enough sebum (oil).
It can often feel tight and may also be associated with fine lines that run horizontally across the skin.
Fortunately there are a number of Essential oils that can help to stimulate the production of sebum, and also balance secretions within the skin.
Essential Oils used in our formulas, for treating dry skin conditions:
- Rose Otto
- Palma Rosa
Oils that Stimulate Circulation
Our skin naturally regulates our body temperature, this it does through a process known as vasodilation and vasoconstriction, through the superficial capillaries and sudiforous glands.
These glands help to control the production of sweat, whilst regulating body temperature through the evaporation of perspiration.
Essential Oils for dry skin, also play a role in encouraging micro stimulation, within our skin’s tissues:
Examples of these oils are:
- German Chamomile
- Rose Otto
If you would like to learn more about the valuable properties of wonderful Essential Oils, you may find the following article interesting.