Our bodies are wonderful and complex structures designed to stay within homeostasis (balance). Sometimes we need a little boost from something that is just as complex, for relief and maintenance. This is why essential oils are appreciated by not only E.O. lovers but by Chiropractors, Licensed Massage Therapists plus many more doctors and professionals around the globe.
Essential oils can not only be applied topically but taken internally, depending on the oil. When applied to the skin it’s potent nutrient is absorbed in our bodies with in SECONDS. These powerful healing properties derived of herbs, plants, fruits and vegetables are boosting our immunity for our over all well-being. More people are being educated on the benefits of natural essential oils over traditional lotions and ointments. When these essential oils are applied, they create beneficial change unlike traditional ointments that are only temporary.
Here below is a walk through of healing essential oils for your skin. Apply this to your dehydrating skin care plan for a healthier daily routine!
Top 10 Essential Oils For Dehydrated Skin
This essential oil is wonderful for babies, children and even burns! It is so sensitive that a carrier oil is not needed for application. The benefits not only relieve dry skin but also relieves stress which could cause the dry itchiness. It is an over all great choice for your dehydrated skin care.
Another calming and safe essential oil for sensitive dehydrated skin. It can treat skin conditions such as dry itchy skin and inflammation. Chamomile essential oil has a high content of azulene, which can be found in most dehydrated skin care products (minus the additives and impurities).
This is a great essential oil for the face! This will need a carrier oil for safe application. If used in liquid form, try using a cotton ball to the dry skin. Frankincense essential oil helps reduce pain and inflammation as it boosts the immunity. It can be used as an anti-aging serum which in turn hydrates the skin and leaving it feeling smooth and tight. Grape seed oil is a great carrier oil for this essential oil.
This is such a powerful multi-purpose essential oil for dehydrated skin and dehydrated skin care. Sometimes bacteria, microbial and fungal properties develop and needs a strong kick for healing. Myrrh is a safe and effective way to cleanse and heal the skin. It acts as an astringent, cutting to the source of the problem, but leaves your skin happier and healthier!
Have you ever cleaned something with a chemical without wearing gloves? It can be painful and uncomfortable, for those of you who experienced the harsh chemicals on your hands. Tea Tree essential oil eliminates the layered dead skin cells and relieves that itchy, dehydrated skin.
This sweet smelling essential oil can primarily be used for reducing inflammation. Another great benefit is increasing circulation. People forget that circulation is beneficial to the skin because it brings more oxygen and healing nutrients to speed up restoration.
This popular earthy but sweet scent has healing properties for a wide range of maladies. From dermatitis and eczema to scalp treatment and dandruff you will find relief of several symptoms, including scar tissue and healing wounds.
This wonderful sweet smelling oil is great as an antibiotic. Use coconut oil as a carrier oil to create an antibacterial or disinfecting ointment. It can reduce and prevent inflammation. There are so many benefits to rose essential oil. Try this the next time you need an antibiotic ointment.
This essential oil is probably mother nature’s fountain of youth for it contain Vitamin E and Vitamin C. These two vitamins work together to restore, hydrate and protect for that younger looking skin. It is also highly rich in antioxidants, which breaks down free radical damage caused by harmful irritants. Try this in your next dehydrating skin care for flawless looking skin!
When it comes to skin irritations this is the way to go. Some dehydrated skin issues start with irritants. This essential oil covers a wide range of irritants. It can reduce inflammation especially in bug bites, rashes and eczema. Mix 12 drops with 1 fluid ounce melted coconut oil then refrigerate and you have yourself an antihistamine cream.
What Is Dehydrated Skin?
Dry skin is nothing more than a symptom of an issue or ailment. Here are two major issues it could be.
Using harmful products, cleaners and detergents: Our skin is a barrier. If our skin is having a reaction to a substance then chances are, our bodies are rejecting it. Be mindful of your daily uses.
WATER, WATER and some more WATER. Our bodies are 65%-70% water; not soda, coffee or energy drinks. It is important to have a goal of drinking half our body weight in WATER! So go ahead, drink up! You’ll be so happy you did!