Using Essential Oils for Skincare - Skin types

Essential oils are an excellent but mostly untapped resource for skincare. That is because they usually need to be matched with the skin type and also for the right purpose. Most people don't quite know how to match the two, so here's some information on it.

All Skin types: 

  1. Geranium
  2. Lavender
  3. Clary Sage
  4. Roman Chamomile

Dry Skin:

  1. Geranium
  2. Lavender
  3. Sandalwood
  4. Myrrh (Guggul)
  5. Helichrysum (Immortelle)

Oily Skin:

  1. Basil
  2. Eucalyptus
  3. Melissa (lemon balm)

Ageing Skin:

  1. Clary Sage
  2. Frankincense
  3. Myrrh (Guggul)
  4. Sandalwood
  5. Helichrysum (Immortelle)

Sensitive Skin:

  1. Lavender
  2. Roman Chamomile

Acne-prone Skin:

  1. Clary Sage
  2. Lavender
  3. Rosemary
  4. Sandalwood
  5. Geranium
  6. Melaleuca (Tea Tree Oil)

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