Essential oils are not in vain so popular and tsenitelnits subtle flavors, and the ladies who want to look young and well-groomed at any age. Natural origin, mild effect, a relatively small list of contraindications - the combination of these features makes the essential oils could not be more appropriate for such a broad application.
Regenerating properties of certain oils when exposed to the skin are well known - even the term "aromatherapy" is said to have originated as a result of the miraculous healing of burns produced by the French naturalist, using lavender oil. But their use is not exhausted!
The elasticity and youthfulness of skin
Through a combination of pro-vitamins and other active "reducing" the functions of the skin special merits in the field of tissue regeneration distinguished oil rose, rosewood, sandalwood, chamomile, ylang-ylang, geranium. Oil can enrich any cosmetics - masks, lotions, scrubs, lotions, gels, etc. Just a few drops of an oil, added to the cream or mask, will make them much more effective. Very important: try to apply some diluted essential oil on hand to check whether you have allergies. Choosing oil for use in cosmetics, consider your skin type.
In the case of dry skin
To strengthen cell membranes, stimulate metabolism, improve skin regeneration processes, use the following oil:
chamomile, jasmine with almond oil, geranium, orange, lavender, rosewood, tea tree, sandalwood, orange.
If skin is oily
Appointment of essential oils - dissolution and discoloration of secretions clog pores, pore narrowing, restore hormonal balance, strengthen the immune system of the skin. In this case, fit: mint, lemon balm, lemon, rosemary, geranium, ginger, juniper, thyme, lavender, chamomile, ylang-ylang, bergamot, grapefruit, clove, lemongrass Chinese.
For normal skin
We use the following oil: toning - lemon, geranium, juniper, rosemary; relaxing and soothing - jasmine, lavender, mint, rose, chamomile; smoothing wrinkles - lemon, orange, lavender, tea tree.
For combination skin
perfect - lemon, mint, neroli, rosewood.
Essential oils are an invaluable aid in the fight against cellulite, especially effective oil of grapefruit, rosemary, chamomile, juniper, lemon and cypress. It is necessary to mix three drops all four oils from this list with 50 ml of base oil. Ideal Base Oil -
! Jojoba - branched evergreen shrub 1-2 m, growing in arid regions of North America and in Tibet, and has a beautiful name Simmonds Chinese. Trihedral nuts of this plant is treated by cold pressing to give them the magic of oil, more like a liquid wax. The magical effect on the skin due to the fact that a part of waxy oil include amino acids, similar in composition to the wax esters sebum. Cosmetic jojoba proven effectiveness research.
But if you do not have at hand jojoba oil as a base oil suitable peach and almond. A mixture of the base oil and essential oils to rub daily prepared (clean and scrub the treated) skin. After two weeks, we take a break for seven days, and then back again to the process of rubbing oils.
Good effect and have anti-cellulite bath:
- Recipe 1:
2 drops of cypress oil, lemon, juniper mix, dissolved in a tablespoon of any of the base oil and pour into the tub.
- Recipe 2:
2 drops of juniper, grapefruit 4 drops channoe tree 4 drops, 2 drops of rosemary. Stir the resulting mixture in two tablespoons of sea salt added to the bath.
- Recipe 3:
2 drops of rosemary, carrot seed and orange mixed with a tablespoon of almond oil and season the mixture 3 tablespoons of blue clay. Dissolve the mixture in the bathroom.
The fight against cellulite, wrinkles, fatigue skin - it's all good, but no less important, and the pleasure that we receive, breathing bewitching aromas.
Optional buy expensive French perfume, especially in our time of crisis - to create an exquisite flavor and can be with their own hands. To do this we need 15 ml alcohol, 5 ml of purified water, oil base jojoba take again, with 10 drops.
But the aromatic component of our "spirits" can be varied to your liking. Women are considered scents: rose, lemon balm, sandalwood, rosewood, bergamot, ylang-ylang, Leuzea, geranium, kayaputa, fennel, jasmine, chamomile, lavender, limetta, nutmeg, myrrh, clove, neroli, orange, palmarosa, rosemary, thyme, vanilla and verbena. By the way, in a certain fragrance «Beautiful» used bergamot and rose wood, and «Chanel №5» - neroli, ylang-ylang, jasmine.
Mixtures of various essential oils even got its own name - for example, if the basis for add three drops of ylang-ylang, two drops of sandalwood, rosewood or oil rose, clary sage, - you get
"Mixture of Aphrodite"
. It is named after the Greek goddess of beauty Aphrodite. According to legend, it was a wonderful zone that is exuded a magical flavor, thanks to which it could tempt not only a mortal man, but of God.
"Mixture of Cleopatra"
4 drops of neroli (bitter orange flower oil) mixed with 3 drops of sandalwood and add 2 drops of bergamot and mint. The use of this mixture normalizes the nervous system and mental changes the energy potential, restores the aura affects the endocrine system.
Essential oils and anti-crisis recipes
In harmony with the environment should be and harmony of flavors. And in times of crisis and change the value of such harmonization is of particular importance, and here we come to the aid of essential oils.
It is effective against insomnia. Take a therapeutic bath with lavender oil or drip a few drops of oil on the pillow - the result does not take long - you pull to sleep.
The scent of sandalwood
brings calm and relaxation in the event of negative psycho-emotional reactions to stressful situations and conflicts. It promotes the growth of creativity. The aroma of sandalwood oil makes it easier to seamlessly migrate or unstable atmospheric pressure, magnetic storms or other adverse effects on the body adverse weather conditions.
Here are some recipes:
- A mixture of "soothing":
Take 1 drop of oil of ylang-ylang, sandalwood, geranium and 2 drops of oil of grapefruit. All mixed with 2-3 teaspoons of butter nut makdamii. Apply the mixture on the temples, and dry skin.
- A mixture of "anti-stress":
Take 1 ml (1/2 teaspoon) of oil of neroli, sandalwood 2 ml, 2 ml or rose geranium oil. With strong emotional strain this mixture rub whiskey.
- The mixture is "to attract money":
3 drops of vetiver oil, basil and rosemary, 1 drop - cypress and incense. Apply to the temples.
Well, the absolute favorite in popularity during the economic turmoil -
. It has long been believed that the essential oil of patchouli attracts wealth, provides peace, fertility, business success, stability, growth and employment. They say that it is enough to drip 1 drop of oil in the wallet to attract the cash flow.
I do not know whether there is thicker than your wallet on these fragrances, but a good mood and emotional balance exactly Guaranteed!