Essential Oils & Beauty

July 10th, 2018

If you’re constantly on the lookout for age defying, quality skincare and beauty products, you might like to consider adding essential oils into your routine. A quick gander at the ingredients list of your expensive branded wrinkle cream might reveal an array of useful essential oils! Essential oils naturally have a lot of antioxidants that can help to slow down the aging process of your skin. Not just that, essential oils can also be used on hair. It’s certainly useful to keep in your beauty arsenal. How can essential oils help? Read on to find out:

  • Wrinkles & Age Spots

Wrinkles and age spots pop up when the skin is damaged due to UV ray exposure. Rose hip oil, made from the seeds of rose hips, is a common ingredient in anti-aging creams! Being a rich source of essential fatty acids such as oleic, palmitic, linoleic and gamma linolenic acids, rosehip oil helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and combats skin dryness. It also contains Vitamin C which aids collagen production! Hence, adding rosehip oil in your beauty routine will help keep your skin looking fresh and young.

  • Eyebrows & Lashes

If you’ve had enough of going for micro blading your eyebrows or tacking on fake eyelashes AKA “falsies” on your eyelids, there’s a miracle oil for you. Castor Essential Oil can effectively enhance your eyebrows and eyelashes. Castor oil has a hydrating effect that helps to nourish hair follicles. In addition, it contains ricioleic acid which stops production of PGD2, a compound hormone that is present in people prone to balding. In fact, people have seen positive effects from rubbing castor oil on their eyebrows nightly.

  • Hair

Who doesn’t want luscious locks? In fact, hair is often the first thing people notice about you. Essential oils can be great for the hair too. Almond oil can soothe and moisturize the scalp. Coconut oil helps to soften and smooth frizzy hair. Doing weekly deep conditioning with a few drops of essential oil mixed with a carrier oil can help improve your hair’s shine and health.

If you’re cringing at the thought of rubbing oil on your skin and scalp, you need to not that skin loves oil. The skin produces oil or sebum that acts as a natural moisturizer. Too much oil can cause acne, too little makes your skin dry! Hormonal imbalances can cause an increase or decrease in the production of sebum. However, using essential oils is the equivalent of feeding your skin. Also, as long as the oil is 100% organic and natural, you’ll find that it doesn’t leave an oily residue and is easily absorbed into the skin. Make sure to use the required amount too. The Twinkle MUM Body Oil is a great oil to include into your skin care routine. It’s made from Camellia (Japonica) Seed oil which moisturizes skin and re-balances moisture in the skin. It can also be used on hair and body! Get yours today.

Twinkle is also holding a video contest till 16 July! Stand to win $100 worth of Twinkle products. Head on Twinkle’s Instagram and Facebook pages for more information. Hurry!

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