I want beautiful, youthful skin just as much as every woman, but I’m not willing to put just anything on my skin. With so many skincare products on the market with all kinds of ingredients in them that I can’t even pronounce, sometimes it’s hard to choose the right anti aging products for my skin. Since I’m cautious about the products I buy for my skincare, often times I choose to make them instead of purchasing them at the store. While there are some skincare companies I do trust, making my own not only gives me control of what I’m putting on my skin, but it allows me to tailor the product according to my skin type.
With the right essential oils for anti-aging, you can create your own skincare routine that can be just as effective as store bought brands. You can choose to add a few drops of essential oils to your current facial moisturizer, or you can make your very own anti-aging skin serum. All you need is a glass bottle, carrier oil and this list of essential oils for anti-aging to create your own DIY anti-aging serum today. To make a serum you will add 10 drops of your choice of essential oils from the list below to one ounce of carrier oil (Jojoba, Apricot, Grapeseed, etc.) and apply to skin daily before your moisturizer.
Essential Oils for Anti-Aging
Carrot Seed Oil
Carrot Seed Essential Oil is full of antioxidants that are a powerful weapon against the sun’s UV rays. It can help prevent sun damage to the skin, perhaps the worst culprit to aging skin!
Frankincense Essential Oil supports the skin by reducing sun and age spots. It also helps reduce the appearance of large pores and wrinkles thanks to its astringent properties.
Geranium Essential Oil’s anti-inflammatory properties help even skin tone and can even help fade scars from the skin.
Lavender Essential Oil is my go-to oil for skin. Its healing properties are perfect for burns and cuts on the skin. It helps prevent scaring of the skin and soothes the skin to help it keep its youthful appearance.
Lemon Essential Oil can brighten up a dull complexion, making skin appear more youthful in appearance. It can also help fade dark spots on the skin, too.
Myrrh Essential Oil has anti-inflammatory properties which tones and tightens the skin’s appearance. It is also known to help heal damage to the skin caused by the sun.
Rose Essential Oil not only smells divine and is the perfect feminine fragrance for the skin, but it also improves the skin’s tone and texture. When added to other oils it helps your skin absorb the other oils so they work more effectively.
Rosemary Essential Oil has been known to tighten the skin and smooth the appearance of wrinkles.
Sandalwood essential oil is moisturizing to the skin and can help fade scars. Its astringent properties help hide lines and wrinkles by soothing and tightening the skin.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is an anti-inflammatory oil that helps reduce redness or swelling of the skin and can also improve the skin’s elasticity.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.