When it comes to wrinkle treatments it seems that is an endless supply of products to choose from ranging in creams, lightweight moisturizers, vitamin C serums, and acid-based gels. But often these contain chemicals that some may want to avoid who would rather use a more natural approach.
While essential oils will not get rid of wrinkles completely they can help to minimise them by boosting collagen, reducing inflammation, promoting skin cell turnover, and protecting the skin from environmental damage to help your complexion and even out your skin tone. Today, we discuss some of the six essential oils found in our Luminous anti-ageing range you should consider for keeping those wrinkles at bay.
Lemon essential oil contains powerful antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, if using this essential oil take care not to expose your skin to the sun after applying as with all citrus essential oils to avoid burns.
Clary sage has antioxidant properties and antimicrobial effects that may help to prevent DNA and protein damage that may translate to anti-aging when used as skin care.
Lavender oil has powerful antioxidants that will help to combat free radicals and reduce overall stress in effects which will also have a soothing effect on skin that is stressed and dull looking.
Jojoba is used for a variety of skin ailments as it provides ample moisture which can help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, acne, inflammation, skin lesions, and promote collagen stimulation.
Vitamin E oil is a powerful antioxidant that can help to repair skin, evens out skin tone, combat free radicals, and boost the rejuvenating effects of other essential oils.
We understand that combining these essential oils with moisturiser means your skin will be smoothed, moisturised and rejuvenated. Moisture will help to keep water in the skin, properly moisturised skin will help your overall complexion. With proper moisture balance the skin should become smoother, skin cell turnover will be enhanced, and over time this will help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
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