Essential oils are made from plants and herbs. The oils are extracted in order to treat ailments and disorders. In terms of skin care these oils are used in several products in order to enhance the quality of the product. Though the cosmetic industry markets products that claim to suit all skin types this is not true and everyone needs to customize their skin care routine in order to enhance the quality of their skin. Essential oils not only enhance ones beauty they also help to heal skin infections like acne, blackheads and eliminate bacteria. Using oils that are pure and undiluted are recommended as they do not cause any side effects.
If you have dry skin then you can use sandalwood, cedar wood, rosewood, chamomile or patchouli on your skin. You can blend the oils with almond oil or jojoba and use it directly on your skin. Massage the oil into your skin at night and notice a change in your complexion within a few days.
Acne prone skin needs special attention. Acne is caused by blocked pores and in order to cure the acne and get rid of the blackheads one need to first unclog the pores. Tea tree oil will help to clean the pores and unclog them. In this way it helps to prevent bacteria from entering into the pores and causing pimples. You could also use eucalyptus, Calgary sage and lavender oil.
If you have oily skin then you need to use lemon grass or chamomile on your skin. These oils help to control the production of oil on your skin and prevent signs of aging. You can use these oils directly on your skin however blending the oils with almond oil will help to nourish your skin.
Essential oils can also be used to prevent scars, wrinkles and stretch marks. Lavender oil can be used to cure and prevent all of these skin issues.