Best Essential and Carrier Oils for Winter Skincare
Updated: Nov 23, 2019
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Here's a little cheat sheet especially helpful when creating oil blends and homemade beauty recipes for winter skincare and/or particularly sensitive, dry skin.
Scroll down to discover the properties of each oil!
Immortelle Oil (Helichrysum Italicum)
Promotes a 6-fold (!) increase in skin’s production of collagen
Speeds up the healing process and tissue regeneration
Chamomile German Oil (Matricaria Chamomilla)
Myrrh Oil (Commiphora Abyssinica)
Is great for anti-aging, skin rejuvenation and wound treatment
Provides solid protection from environmental damage
Blue Cypress Oil (Callitris Intratropica)
Offers soothing, nourishing, and anti-inflammatory properties
Is traditionally used to moisturize dry skin
Oat Oil (Avena Sativa kernel)
Has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and moisturizing properties that soothe and nourish skin
Is recommended for all skin types, especially for sensitive skin and dry flaky skin
Hibiscus Oil (Hibiscus Sabdariffa)
Enhances the skin's ability to retain moisture
Protects from environmental stressors
Calendula Oil (infused Marigold flowers in a carrier oil)
If you have any questions, feel free to comment below!