A Complete Guide To Essential Oils

Written by Sanjana GuptaSep 16, 2023
Since the beginning of time, we have repeatedly been reminded of the numerous benefits of oils. They are natural skin-soothers, and have been used in the beauty industry for decades.
Apart from the much celebrated coconut oil, there are a variety of other oils that can prove to be pretty useful as well.

Instead of investing in expensive cosmetic products or blindly following those crazy beauty routines, we recommend that you simply go back to the basics. Natural oils are reliable, affordable and work wonders on all skin types.

Read on for more information regarding the different types of oils and the varied spectrum of their utility.

Olive oil:

Rosehip oil:

Typically, olive oil is used for cooking, but it is also an excellent product for your skin. It is rich in antioxidants and makes for a perfect match to your skin’s composition. It helps in fighting blackheads, along with providing a healthy and radiant glow.  With regular use, it can cause scars and pimples marks to fade away as well.

Along with its obvious advantages, olive oil also makes for a great fix for chapped lips and can be used as an exfoliant, to get rid of the dry and flaky skin.

Want to repair cracked heels? Olive oil is literally the ideal solution for you. Use olive oil as a moisturizer and see the skin on your feet turn soft and smooth in no time.


Argan oil:

Rosehip oil:

certainly does live up to its name. It is loaded with vitamin E, essential fatty acids, and proteins. It works excellently as a moisturizer, hydrating your skin in the process. It is a powerhouse of vitamin E, thereby also helping repair signs of sun damage.

The natural properties of this oil help combat dandruff, while acting as a boon for the hair follicles as well. On top of all that, it also helps promote hair growth. 


Jojoba oil:

Rosehip oil:

Jojoba oil contains anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, which help control bacterial growth and soothe your skin. It is also a powerhouse of vitamin A and E.

Jojoba oil is used to keep your skin moisturised. It even has several other uses such as for removing makeup, preventing burns and promoting hair growth.


Shea butter:

Rosehip oil:

Shea butter, derived from the African Shea tree, is commonly used as a moisturizer. Shea butter is known to hardly ever cause any allergic reactions. It is also widely used for hair care.

Shea butter has healing properties which help you get rid of acne and blemishes. If you have dry skin, you should especially consider using Shea butter. It penetrates easily without clogging the pores, making it perfect for dry skin. It also helps in the production of collagen, thereby helping restore the skin’s natural elasticity.


Rosehip oil:

Rosehip oil:

If you haven’t already, you should definitely consider incorporating rosehip oil into your daily skin care routine. The astringent properties of this oil help tighten and brighten your skin pores.

It also contains vitamin A and C and fatty acids which help your skin re-build lost collagen and fade away scars and marks. Rosehip oil acts as a natural exfoliant when combined with baking soda and can even be used to treat signs of ageing.

Sanjana Gupta

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Author at BeBeautiful.


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