Four Essential Oils for this winter season
To combat the winter woes it is essential to keep the skin naturally healthy and glowing and to maintain the moisture of the skin, it is essential to indulge in daily skin care regime to help you maintain that flawless and glowing complexion throughout the foggy winters.
Beat the winter gloom and pamper yourself with these beauty staples suggested by Ishika Taneja, Exec. Director of Alps beauty Group and International beauty expert.
Ylang Ylang oil
This lovely, exotic oil is noted for its ability to soothe and balance overly oily or overly dry skin which is common in this season. This balance is obtained because ylang-ylang is one of the essential oils for better skin that balances the skins secretion of sebum. It’s great for this cold season as its beneficial in curing inflammatory disorders and reducing the skin irritation and redness by regularizing sebum production and treating the skin itself for smooth supple skin
Jojoba oil closely resembles your skin’s natural oils, which makes it a good pick for moisturizing in winters. It doesn’t feel greasy or sticky, and it doesn’t clog pores. You can use it as a deep conditioning treatment for your hair, as cuticle oil, after-shave and lip treatment. Massage a few drops of it into your cuticles to soften, moisturize and encourage nail growth. Use as an overnight treatment to nourish cracked heels by working a good amount into your feet and toes.
Rose oil is fantastic skin care oil for sensitive or aging skin.Rose oil, which can be expensive and difficult to find, has astringent properties that help repair broken capillaries and improve the overall condition of your skin. Rose oil can also help scars, acne marks and stretch marks fade away and ease common symptoms of PMS giving you supple rosy skin these winters.
Argan oil is rich in Vitamin E & Vitamin F to help you regain & maintain youthful skin and silky soft hair and has been winters favorite oil. It is considered a dry oil, it absorbs quickly and is not greasy, so, it moisturizes without clogging pores. Argan oil is not only used as an anti-aging agent, but is suitable for skin prone to psoriasis, eczema, acne and chicken pox. It is also said to reduce scaring and prevents stretch marks.