At home, you can simply and effectively make use of aromatic oils in cosmetic and medicinal purposes.They can be used as a perfume, aromatic filling sachets, added to the bath and used to prepare individual cosmetics.Aromatic oils will also help with certain ailments and may be prophylactic against headaches, colds, pain in the muscles.Oils should be stored in a cool dark place in bottles of dark glass, to prevent oxidation of the light, and try to minimize their contact with air.For aromatherapy and aromakosmetiki suited as pure base oil, and a mixture of essential oils.The last effect will give more, but remember, because essential oils are highly concentrated plant essences, applied to the skin undiluted should be with great caution.It is also necessary every 2-3 weeks to change the oil to avoid addiction and weakening of the skin effect.
Essential oils for normal skin.
Tonic: geranium, lemon, juniper, rosemary.
soothing bergamot, jasmine, ylang-ylang, lavender, neroli, rose, chamomile, sandalwood
smooths: orange, lavender, lemon, rose, tea tree.
Essential oils for dry skin.
soothing jasmine, lavender, neroli, rose, chamomile.
smoothes geranium, lavender, rosewood and sandalwood.
Essential oils for oily skin.
Tonic: geranium, ginger, lemon, juniper, mint and rosemary.
Soothing: ylang-ylang, lavender, patchouli, chamomile, tea tree.
smooths: lavender, lemon.
Essential oils for the skin of mixed type.
Tonic : geranium, ginger, lemon, mint, Petit Grain, Rosemary.Soothing : bergamot, jasmine, ylang-ylang, rose, chamomile, tea tree.
smoothes : orange, rose, lavender, lemon.
Let's analyze in more detail and base oils.They can be used separately and in mixture with essential oils.Not bad alternate clean base oils with mixtures thereof with aromatic oils.
Basic oils in aromatherapy.walnut oil .
This oil is suitable for all skin types.It is quickly absorbed and leaves the skin silky and soft to the touch.
Corn oil .
This oil with a very high nutritional value used for irritated and aging skin.Due to the high content of Vitamin A is indispensable for skin regeneration.Corn oil has a long shelf life.
Actually, it is not oil, but a liquid wax.Nevertheless, this is one of the most popular "oils" in natural cosmetics.It moisturizes the skin and gives it a pleasant silkiness.Jojoba oil is suitable for all skin types, but especially - for dry.It is used to bring back to normal chapped lips, to get rid of dandruff with dry scalp and skin care after sunbathing.Jojoba oil has a strong anti-inflammatory and moisturizing effect.Another advantage of this oil - neutral scent and long shelf life.Archaeologists have found jojoba oil in the Egyptian pyramids - in spite of such "advanced age", it was as fresh.
Excellent oil for the skin, especially for sensitive.In particular, it can be successfully used for the care of children's skin.Almond oil has a calming, smoothing and nourishing effect, reduces irritation.However, this oil has a short shelf life.It is an excellent basis for the essential oils with a tart flavor.
With good healing properties, it is especially good for irritated, flaky and dry skin.The only drawback of olive oil - a kind of smell, which is necessary to get used to.
oil from wheat germ.
This oil is suitable for all skin types, but is especially good for wrinkled skin, as it has a smoothing effect.Excellent regenerating properties.
This oil is rich in B vitamins, especially suitable for the care of impure and oily skin.
How to use essential and aromatic oils in cosmetics?
First, a mixture of essential and base oils can be used directly in pure form causing skin.It is possible to add esters in creams for enriching past healing "properties that can be added to the mask, emulsions, baths, compresses and inhalation. It is also useful for facial massage with essential oils. The oils are often used by professional aromatherapists for a total body massage. The oils are selected depending on the state of healthpatient and are mixed with the base oil, such as almond or grape.
flavor oil concentration in the mixture generally varies from 1 to 3%, depending on the type of disease. typically, rheumatism or indigestion concentration higher than that of diseases caused by emotionalshocks or nervous disorders. Twenty-flavor oil droplets are approximately equal to 1 ml.
Massage itself is both invigorating and relaxing treatments, during which healing aromatic oils through the skin into the blood. it is recommended to do self-massage, paying special order to maintain good healthattention to the soles of the feet and hands.It is also useful to rub those areas of the body where the discomfort is felt, for example, peppermint oil can be rubbed into the stomach in a clockwise direction with indigestion, and marjoram helps to relax the muscles of the neck and shoulders in their rigidity.Citrus oils are known, an excellent means of cellulite.