While there is a whole slew of anti-aging creams, ointments and applications from the synthetic cosmetic department, these are not always effective.
Even worse, the unnatural chemicals can even cause damage and be counterproductive to long lasting beautiful skin in the long run.
Rather than dishing out cash for these notoriously expensive products that can harm your looks, why not come up with your own natural skin tonics and nutrients.
The following article will serve as an introduction to the world of essential oils and their many benefits, but specifically how these can be applied to the skin of the face and body for anti-aging benefits.
The following oils you will find mentioned here are all important carrier oils that combined with other essential oils for different desired benefits.
The important thing to understand when getting the most from your anti-aging treatments is that the process should begin early in life with appropriate applications and evolve with the needs of your body at each stage of life.
1. Apricot Kernel Oil
Apricot kernel oil provides the sin with many different benefits and is the best carrier oils for all types of more specific anti-aging creams that can nourish, moisturize or detoxify as needed.
Apricot oils are rich in Omega-6 gamma-linolenic acid, which nourishes the skin and promotes moisturization of dry skin. The high quantities of Vit A and Vit E promote skin regeneration and is an important treatment for skin abrasions and damage of all kinds.
Apricot oils absorb instantly and profoundly through the epidermis to the dermis below and fights the small fissures that become fine lines and wrinkles from the foundations upward.
Once absorbed there is no oily shine left on the skin. Use this oil sparingly as a small amount goes a long way.
2. Sweet Almond Oil
For those looking to replenish and restore the vital amounts of elastin, the compound that keeps the skin bouncy, you will want to take advantage of the high quantities of vitamin K and vitamin E in Sweet Almond Oil.
These essential oils also improve skin health by boosting circulation and protecting the nutrients and delicate tissues within the skin from the harmful UV radiation.
One especially advantageous feature of sweet almond oil is that it is completely odorless on application. This makes it an excellent application for those who work in close proximity with other people and still need to keep their skin healthy and nourished. This oil can tend to leave slightly oily feel so only small amounts should be used.
3. Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil has high amounts of free-radical fighting antioxidants and vitamin E, which provides improved curative properties as well as toxin elimination.
When toxins build up in the skin they sap the nutrients and damage the cellular structure of the skin.
Coconut oil is made of a medium-chain triglyceride lauric acid that is almost identical to the natural skin oils created by the body and has an immediate effect on the skin.
The essential oils mentioned here are the very best anti-aging treatments as they can nourish and benefit the skin with no side effects.
Other essential oils can be added to these carriers as the need benefits.
A drop of essential oil of ylang-ylang can be added for more moisturizing power, while rosemary oils can be added for a skin tightening and fine line reducing tonic.