How to Use Essential Oils for Skin


We all want beautiful skin, but it can be hard to know where to start. Getting the smooth, glowing complexion you want is a big task with a simple solution—you just need the right tools. A beautiful complexion doesn’t have to be complex!

 

Countless skin care products are available on the market, but the key to developing healthy-looking skin is simply to give your skin what it craves: moisture, soothing comfort, gentle cleansing, and naturally sourced ingredients. Essential oils can deliver these properties and more. Because essential oils have naturally soothing, calming, and cleansing properties, when used properly, essential oils are a powerful tool for gently and effectively promoting a healthy-looking complexion.

 

USING ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SKIN

So, how do you use essential oils for skin? Not only are essential oils powerful and potent, they are extremely versatile as well. Dozens of essential oils have numerous benefits to the skin when applied topically. When deciding which essential oils to choose for yourself, look for benefits like some of the following: 

  • Promotes clear, healthy-looking skin
  • Cleanses the skin
  • Soothes and rejuvenates the appearance of dry skin
  • Promotes a youthful, glowing complexion

 

ESSENTIAL OILS IN YOUR SKIN CARE ROUTINE

Once you start using essential oils in your daily skin care routine, you’ll see how easy it is to care for your skin using these naturally sourced gifts. To start incorporating essential oils into your skin care habits, you simply need the right ones. 

 

Ready to get started? Here are just a few essential oils that are good for the skin, and our suggestions for how to use them:

 

IMMORTELLE® ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND

Immortelle is a rich blend formulated by experts to reduce the signs of the appearance of aging, curated with essential oils known for their renewing and skin beautifying benefits. If you’re unsure where to start using essential oils in your skin care, Immortelle is an easy and powerful place to begin.

 

How to use Immortelle essential oil blend for skin: 

  • Apply to neck, hands, and face to promote a glowing complexion. 
  • Use to soothe dry skin after a day at the beach or pool. 
  • Use topically for a clean, smooth canvas before moisturizing. 
  • Use as part of your skincare routine to promote a youthful-looking complexion.

TEA TREE OIL

One of the best essential oils for skin, Tea Tree essential oil has surface cleansing qualities that effectively promote clean, rejuvenated looking skin. Tea Tree oil is frequently used to clean skin and nails and can be used to support a healthy-looking complexion. 

 

How to use Tea Tree essential oil for skin:

  • When occasional skin discomfort arises, apply one to two drops of Tea Tree essential oil for a soothing sensation. 
  • Add one to two drops of Tea Tree oil to your daily facial cleanser for added cleansing properties.
  • Apply Tea Tree oil to your skin after shaving to soothe and clarify the skin. 
  • After showering, apply Tea Tree oil to your fingernails and toenails to keep the nails looking healthy. 

BLUE TANSY OIL

Blue Tansy essential oil is revered for its skin-soothing benefits. We love Blue Tansy oil not only because it helps soothe dry skin and promotes a clear, youthful looking complexion, but it also has a sweet aroma and provides a cooling sensation to the skin.

 

How to use Blue Tansy essential oil for skin:

  • Add a drop of Blue Tansy oil to one or two ounces of your favorite moisturizer and apply to your skin to support a glowing complexion. 
  • To soothe the skin, mix a few drops of Blue Tansy oil with Fractionated Coconut Oil and rub into your shoulders, neck, or legs during a comforting massage. 
  • The uplifting aroma and vibrant color of Blue Tansy oil makes it the perfect essential oil for homemade cleansing or moisturizing body soap. 

MELISSA OIL

Melissa essential oil is a precious member of the essential oil family, cherished for its array of personal care benefits and its fresh, sweet, calming aroma. This essential oil promotes clean, glowing skin and soothes skin with its unique fragrance.

 

How to use Melissa essential oil for skin: 

  • Give your skin an invigorating boost by adding a drop of Melissa essential oil to your cleanser or moisturizer. 
  • Add several drops of Melissa to a spray bottle with water for a gentle skin mist to give your skin a rejuvenated feeling and a clean, refreshed-looking appearance.
  • Give yourself a facial with this DIY Clay Facial Mask using Melissa essential oil.

No matter where you begin, there is an essential oil match for you and your skin. Want to learn more about your options? Explore some of our other skincare blog posts like Our Top Picks for Skincare or Benefits of Florals in Your Routine


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