Aromatherapy can use certain essential oils to make your skin and hair look and feel younger and healthier. You can also reduce wrinkles and age spots, and maybe even ease psoriasis with the physical application and diffusion of specific anti-aging essential oils. The following 5 oils are frequently found in some combination or another in essential oil blends in order to help fight the aging process.
There are dozens, if not hundreds, of anti-aging essential oil mixtures sold by reputable, reliable natural product manufacturers. You can also experiment, creating your own wrinkle-removing, skin-clearing, clock-slowing combinations using the above essential oils.
Rose oil can be rather expensive. However, it is a favorite when it comes to keeping your skin elastic. It may prevent scarring and also slow down the development of wrinkles. Rose oil is often used as an "all-around" aromatherapy skin treatment.
Sandalwood is a go to essential oil for protecting against sun damage. It is said to fight UV radiation, but it also may help your skin regenerate from damage more quickly. Myrrh has anti-septic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-infectious properties. It's also a safe, natural astringent. It's aromatherapy applications work well for many skin conditions.
Frankincense is great for fighting the effects of aging because of its anti-inflammatory and anti-infectious properties. Lavender soothes your skin as well as your mind, and reduces the effects of inflammation. It contributes to healthy anti-aging as an antifungal, antimicrobial and "anti just about everything bad" essential oil.
What essential oils and/or blends have you tried and would recommend for anti-aging? We'd love to hear!