So many things cause our skin to age. So, how to slow down skin aging naturally has been a question for centuries. In reality, the effort to limit skin aging is as old as mankind itself. Many people want to feel and appear young, and a lot of money has been spent on the attempt to find an anti-aging formula. While there are plenty of anti-aging products today, most of these products are made of harsh chemicals that are harmful to your skin in the long term. Instead of spending money on these chemical products, why not create and use natural anti-aging essential oil.
Essential oils are liquid fats with a very lovely scent made from different parts of plant and trees like fruits, barks, flowers with the scent of the oil being the characteristics of the plant or tree from which the oil is extracted.
Essential oils are very effective and beneficial to the hair, skin and the whole body. Give up bad lifestyle and habits that cause skin aging such as: smoking, poor balanced diet, too much exposure to sunlight and alcohol consumption.
The essential oils that are listed below will heal and give your skin a youthful appearance.
Geranium Essential Oil
Geranium oil is made from the steam distillation of Pelargonium graveolens (a plant that can be found in the Cape and Northern provinces of Zimbabwe, South Africa and Mozambique) leaves and stems. If extracted from green, young leaves it always produces a lemon fragrance. But, it comes with a strong rose aroma, if made from older leaves that have changed color.
Geranium oil is anti-inflammatory, and it helps to lighten the skin and make the skin more youthful by reducing the open and large pores. It also improves cell renewal by providing proper blood circulation under the skin, making it beneficial for any skin imperfection that is visible.
Myrrh Essential Oil
Myrrh oil is made from the small, thorny Commiphora myrrha tree, which is commonly grown in Egypt. Myrrh is a great source of antioxidants that combat the free radicals, which combine with oxygen on the skin surface, makes the skin appear aged and tired. Simply adding this marvelous oil into your regimen will promote smooth, youthful-looking skin.
Sandalwood Essential Oil
Sandalwood essential oil known for its sweet and woodsy aroma was extracted by the steam distillation of billets and chips cut from the heartwood of various kinds of sandalwood trees. It is very effective for skin restoration, makes it look radiant and youthful by tightening and reducing the sags that appear around your eyes and cheeks.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Frankincense oil is extracted from the milky white sap of Boswellia sacra or Boswellia carterii tree, which can be found in Southern Arabian Peninsula and Africa. It aids the growth of new cells in the skin and makes the skin appear more youthful by reversing skin aging. Frankincense oil helps to tight and keeps the sagging skin firm, reducing the appearance of dark spot, wrinkles and balancing the skin pH. It also possesses strong anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Pomegranate Seed Oil
Also called “the fruit of life” pomegranate seed oil is extracted from the fruit of pomegranate trees, which can be found in the Middle East, northern parts of Africa, and some part of USA. This oil is reported to be very effective for treating skin cancer. Pomegranate is a great source of anti-oxidants, which helps prevent free radicals from reacting with oxygen on the surface of the skin and reduce skin aging. It also heals and protects burned, irritated, damaged and dry skin affected by psoriasis.
Now that you have learned about five fantastic natural essential oils for anti-aging that will remove wrinkles, scars and any imperfection from the skin. You can start reversing the aging process of your skin by applying the above oils in your goals to look younger.
All the best 🙂