In order to prevent premature aging and to control aging skin you need to follow a strict skin care regime. There are several skin care products that promise to turn back the clock on your skin. If you look at the composition of these products they will all contain essential oils in a small portion. These oils are very effective and they prevent premature aging and thus they are used in aging skin care regimes. By merely adding essential oils to your existing beauty products you will be able to enhance your skin care regime.Wash your face regularly. When you pour the face wash on your palm add a drop of basil, lemongrass or peppermint oil to the product. Lather the face wash in your palms before you apply on your skin. The essential oils will clear the skin of all the impurities that lie on the surface.
Apply a moisturizing cream or lotion on your skin immediately after you wash your face. Add a few drops of lavender oil or rose oil to the cream and apply it on your skin. Massage the cream on your skin using circular movements. These oils have anti aging properties and thus they enhance the complexion.
Use a hydrating cream before you go to bed at night. Add a drop of orange oil or neroli to the cream. This will increase the hydrating powers of the cream.
In order to reduce puffiness under the eyes and to reduce the appearance of dark circles under the eyes you need to massage the area under your eyes with a good under eye cream. Add peppermint or fennel to the cream before you massage it into your skin.
Tea tree oil, caraway and calendula oil help to improve the elasticity of the skin. Buy products that contain these oils in them or buy the oils and add them to the creams and lotions that you use.
Essential oils are safe to use and they do not have any side effects; however you need to make a note of your allergies before you administer the use of any essential oils. Pregnant women must speak with their doctors before using essential oils in beauty treatments.