All of us have some sort of a scar on our skin. Some are more visible than the others. It is difficult to remove scars completely. However, essential oils can help you reduce their visibility.
Essential oils are the most helpful and natural way to reduce and lighten scars.
There are numerous essential oils and a few will be presented further in this article.
Helichrysum essential oil is good for removing stretch marks and scars. It also prevents the skin from further aging. Carrot seed essential oil is good for wrinkles. Frankincense oil can also help a lot with stretch marks and scars.
Lavender oil is also quite popular because of its antibacterial and antifungal properties and it is used for acne, wrinkles, psoriasis, and other inflammatory conditions. Rosemary essential oil is used for anything that causes scarring on the skin.
The list of helpful essential oils is quite long and also includes the following oils: sandalwood oil, neroli oil, mandarin oil (tangerine oil), lemon oil, tea tree oil, chamomile oil, clary sage oil, carrier oils for reducing scars, rosehip seed oil, tamanu oil, calendula oil and other.
Essential oils are helpful because they provide moisture to the wound, which prevents it from leaving a scar.
The following recipe can be used on your facial skin. The following ingredients are needed:
- 1 tablespoon of rosehip seed oil
- 1 tablespoon of calendula oil
- 1 tablespoon of tamanu oil
Mix the suggested amount of oils and pour it in a bottle. Use your fingers to apply it on your face. Remove the excess oil with a paper towel.
Stronger alternative of the same recipe requires the following ingredients:
- Half a cup of rosehip seed oil
- 20 drops of frankincense oil
- 20 drops of lavender oil
Repeat the procedure mentioned in the previous recipe.
The following recipe is more expensive than the previous recipes. However, it completely substitutes all other cosmetic facial products. This mixture consists of half a cup of rosehip seed oil with 20 drops of helichrysum oil.
This oil blend can be applied on your scars and as a facial moisturizer in the mornings. For the best results, apply this oil blend two times a day on your scars.