This is the time of year when the weather is cold and the air is dry. That cold dry air can wreak havoc on your hair and skin. Why not take advantage of being stuck indoors this winter and do a little experimenting with the positive effects that essential oils can have on your skincare and hair care regimen.
According to Young Living, doing an oil cleanse on a regular basis can have glowing results on dull dry skin. They recommend myrrh and rose oil for dry skin. Read more here to get the lowdown on how to do an essential oil cleanse And if you are lucky and don't have dry skin that's okay, it can be done on any skin type.
How about your fingernails? Are they dry and brittle? Pure Argan oil is one that you should take a look at. It is a very hydrating oil, which not only makes it a solid choice for hair and skin but your nails as well. Try soaking your nails in it on a regular basis during the winter months to keep them healthy. In Morocco, this oil has been called "liquid gold" because of all of its positive benefits to your beauty care lineup.
Lavender oil is perfect for dry itchy skin. Put a little in your daily face cream to add even more moisturizing benefits. The scent is also relaxing and who doesn't need a little extra calm in their life. While you have the bottle out, put a few drops on a lava stone bracelet to make the calming aroma last even longer.
We've all heard about tea tree oil for your hair. If the dry weather is making your scalp itchy or if you are battling a little dandruff, you really should consider adding a few drops to your shampoo. Let it sit for a few minutes while you go about your other shower business to get the full effects. Or try a recipe of your own - there are so many out there, just make sure you find one from a reputable source for your own safety. Your scalp will thank you.
The winter months aren't all bad. It gives you time to stay home and hibernate. Regroup if you will. And even though the air can be cold and dry, there are ways to keep your hair and skin healthy and happy. Just do a little experimenting with your essential oil options. Or if you don't want to apply it directly on your body for some reason, take full advantage of the aromatic benefits of the oils with essential oil jewelry.
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