The products that you use on your skin matter as much as the food that you put in your mouth. You hardly have to spend a lot of cash to have beautiful skin. Likewise, you don’t have to buy products that contain questionable ingredients from the beauty store. You can instead make your beauty products using simple, non-toxic carrier oils and pure therapeutic grade essential oils. Essential oils are greatly beneficial to the skin. They are 100% natural and non-toxic and are used to tone, smooth and protect the skin.
Read on to see how you can make your anti-aging face serum.
1 and 1/2 tablespoon Rose Hip seed oil, 2 drops frankincense essential oil, 1/4 tablespoon Vitamin E, 2 drops myrrh essential oil, 3 drops lavender oil, 2 drops patchouli essential oil, and one dark 2 ounce glass dropper bottle.
Place the jojoba oil, vitamin E and rose hip seed oil into the dropper bottle. Add essential oils and cover the top then roll the bottle gently to combine.
The Role of Each of the Ingredients
Jojoba Oil: Jojoba oils is used to act as the base oil as it closely resembles the skin’s natural oils. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and works well for all skin types.
Rose Hip Seed Oil: Rose hip seed oil is ideal for dry, aging skin as it is deeply nourishing and regenerating. It is also known for its firming properties. Rose hip seed oils are high in essential fatty acids and soften and smooth the skin beautifully. It improves the skin texture as well as calms redness and inflammation.
Frankencense essential oil is an essential ingredient for use in beauty products meant for dry and aging skin. It has cleansing benefits to the skin, making it ideal for blemish-prone skin. It is a natural toner that minimizes the appearance of pores and evening skin-tone.
This essential oil may be used to relieve and cleanse common cuts, bruises and skin irritations. It assists in lightening the appearance of age spots and scars. Ideal for all skin types.
Myrrh is an essential oil that dates back to the old times. It was used for several skin conditions like wrinkles and chapped conditions. It is high in antioxidants making it protective against aging skin.
The patchouli essential oils are especially useful for aging skin. It it cab reduce wrinkled or chapped skin appearance. It promotes new cell development and smoothes the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
Vitamin E: Vitamin E is an antioxidant and prevents the facial oil from becoming rancid.
DIY anti-aging facial serum is easy to make. For effective results, it is recommended that you use one quarter to one half dropper full of serum every night on clean face and neck to preserve, smooth, and protect your skin.