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Essential oils and carrier oils provide a plethora of skincare benefits including anti-ageing skin, acne treatment, under-eye darkness, skin moisturizing, dry skin treatment and lightening skin. These oils support reducing wrinkles on your forehead, eye and mouth area, combat fine lines and dark spots, treat dull skin complexion and improve the overall skin health. In the Cliara blog, we shared natural remedies for under-eye dark circles, acne treatments and facial massages, today we are talking about one of the frequently asked questions of our Cliara community - anti-ageing.
There are rich ingredients included in many essential and carrier oil that are natural and highly effective to age slower and look younger, here are the top 05 oils you can use for anti-ageing.
Jojoba oil is probably one of the most hydrating and nourishing carrier oils in the world, it contains many beneficial ingredients including Vitamin E, Vitamin B complex, Silicon, Zinc and Copper. This rich oil is well-known for its anti-inflammatory properties that make the oil a perfect choice for combating wrinkles, fine lines and signs of ageing. The ingredients of Jojoba oil moisturize our skin and scalp when our body stops doing it naturally which results in younger-looking skin.
How to use it:
Add 2 to 3 drops of the oil on your face before bedtime, gently massage the oil in a circular motion till your skin absorbs the oil well. Keep it on your skin overnight and rinse it off.
Made from the seeds of rosehips, Rosehip oil is one of the best carrier oils for skincare that is suitable for any skin type and age category. This oil contains rich Vitamins including Vitamin A, Vitamin C and fatty acids such as oleic acid, palmitic acid, linoleic acid and gamma-linolenic acid. These ingredients improve collagen production on the body that reduce signs of anti-ageing and boost skincare health. Due to these incredible benefits, Rosehip oil is recommended by many women around the world.
How to use it:
Add 2 to 3 drops on your face, gently massage the oil in a circular motion till your skin absorbs the oil well. Keep it on your skin overnight and rinse it off.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Frankincense oil is considered as the Number 1 essential oil that can help even out your skin tone and getting rid of dark spots, sunspots, acne scars and ageing signs. This oil reduces acne blemishes, skin pores, wrinkles, fine lines and make your skin tight and light. Frankincense essential oil is safer to use on any skin type, any area including delicate areas such as under-eye. This oil has the capability to strengthen your skin and improves its tone by reducing the dullness, additionally, it works against bacteria, acne scars and fine lines.
How to use:
Mix 03 drops of Frankincense essential oil with 10 drops of carrier oil such as Jojoba oil or Rosehip oil and apply it directly to the skin. Gently massage for 2 to 3 minutes till it is fully absorbed by your skin.
Sweet Almond Oil
Made from Sweet Almond seeds, this oil contains Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Omega-3 fatty acids and Zinc. Vitamin A in the Sweet Almond oil has the ability to stimulate the production of new skin cells and smooth fine lines that support anti-ageing. Vitamin E nutrient has antioxidant properties that help prevent cell damage and help reduce skin damages caused by the sun. Rich Omega-3 fatty acids help prevent premature ageing and help you to get rid of acne, pimples, dark spots and scars.
How to use:
Add 2 to 3 drops on your face, gently massage the oil in a circular motion till your skin absorbs the oil well, best to do in the morning. If you have never used Sweet Almond oil, it is recommended to do a patch test.
Lavender Essential Oil
Derived from Lavender plant, the lavender essential oil is beneficial for your skin in many ways. It has the ability to reduce acne, help lighten skin, and reduce wrinkles, the Lavender essential oil is an ideal solution if you are looking for a natural remedy to treat your skin damages, dark spots, scars and ageing signs. Because the oil can be harshening for your skin, it is recommended to dilute before applying directly on your skin.
How to use:
Mix 3 drops of Lavender oil with 10 drops of carrier oil of your choice (Rosehip oil or Jojoba oil is highly recommended, if not you can mix it with Coconut oil), apply the mixture on your face and gently massage in a circular motion.