Essential oils have so many different uses. When it comes to skin care, essential oils can be a powerful ingredient to add to your regime, but first you have to know which ones will work best with your skin type.
Once you make a nourishing face mask with natural ingredients and essential oils tailored to your skin type, you’ll never want to go back to store bought products. It’s so easy, effective and, of course, it smells naturally amazing.
You’re going to love this face mask recipe. Just adjust it with the essential oils that will work for your skin.
Basic DIY Face Mask Recipe
● ½ ripe avocado, mashed
● 1 Tablespoon raw honey
● 1 Tablespoon aloe vera gel
● 1 teaspoon vitamin E oil
● ½ teaspoon lemon juice
● 3-5 drops essential oil, suited for your skin type
Blend all the ingredients together until smooth and then apply liberally on your face and neck. Let sit for 15 minutes or longer before rinsing off with warm water.
Essential Oils for Different Skin Types
Essential oils for oily skin: orange, lemon, neroli, ylang ylang, grapefruit
Essential oils for dry skin: roman chamomile, frankincense, cedarwood, lavender
Essential oils for mature skin: frankincense, patchouli, sandalwood, cypress
Essential oils for acne prone skin: lavender, tea tree oil, lemon, orange
Essential oils for combination skin: patchouli, lavender