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3 Essential Oils To Reduce Fine Lines and Wrinkles

By Nikita D Nain

We never forget the fragrance of essential oils, even if we have got merely one whiff of it many years ago! Spices, flowers and even herbs are used as the primary ingredients to create essential oils to suit one and all.

Essential oils are used for many purposes. These versatile oils are best known as remedies for sickness and ill health. They can be used to cure a headache, sleeplessness and even a runny nose!

A little known fact about essential oils is that, they are good for more than just getting rid of headaches and the common cold. These powerful healing aids can just as easily be used to make your skin more supple and fresh.

Depending on the oil that you choose, you might also be able to get rid of acne, blemishes and red spots on your face. That's just not it, as some oils can also be used to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

There are a long list of reasons and ways essential oils can help your skin look simply spectacular! While some oils can be mixed in water and used, others have to be mixed into face packs and scrubs.

Continue reading which 3 essential oils can make you look many years younger in just a few applications.

3 DIY Essential Oil Treatments For A Younger-looking Skin

Rose Oil: Rose essential oils can be used to prevent the signs of ageing in women around the ages of 30-40 years. This oil can also be used to reduce fine lines on your face and reduce the appearance of wrinkles in older women.

To create a water-based cleanser, add 2 drops of rose oil in 500 ml of tepid water. Use your index finger to stir the water for 15 to 20 seconds. Splash this water on your face and allow your face to dry naturally without using a towel. You can easily make fresh batches of rose oil water cleansers when needed.

Lavender Essential Oil: Known for its relaxing properties, as it smells amazing, lavender oil can also be used to regenerate skin cells naturally. A few drops of this essential oil, when used as face cleansers, can help you get rid of sun spots and scarring.

To make your own lavender oil cleanser, all you need to do is to take 30 ml of almond oil and mix with it 3 drops of lavender essential oil. Store the bottle in a dark and cool place. Use as and when needed.

Orange Essential Oil: Known for its sweet citrus fragrance, orange oil can be used to prevent wrinkles and fight them as well. To make an orange face exfoliant, simply do the following.

Mix 3 drops of orange essential oil with 1 tablespoon of almond oil. Add the mixed oil to 2 tablespoons of ground fine oats and 2 tablespoons of coarse desiccated coconut. Make a paste with a medium density.

Apply it on your face in a circular manner and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and then dab your face with a soft towel. Repeat this once a week until required.

Read more about: beauty skin care aging
Story first published: Friday, May 13, 2016, 12:45 [IST]
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