ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SCARS

Scars, acne marks, stretch marks etc. can bother you can lower your confidence! There may be many different reasons by which a scar can appear, it can be due to acne, pimple, zit, wounds etc. They can be quite stubborn and are mostly permanent! One cannot completely get rid of scars but can definitely lighten their appearance and make them less noticeable. Below are some natural ways to use essential oils for scars-

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SCARS

TURMERIC ESSENTIAL OIL

Turmeric essential oil has great healing properties that help lighten scars gradually. Add a few drops of turmeric oil to your regular moisturizer or night cream. Can be mixed with aloe gel to make your own turmeric facial serum. Add a few drops to homemade face masks as well.

FRANKINCENSE ESSENTIAL OIL

Frankincense essential oil is quite known for its skin retexturing effects that help fill-in scars gradually and improve its appearance. You can mix a few drops with rosehip and use it as a facial oil before bedtime. Can also be mixed with aloe gel to make your own rosehip facial serum. Add a few drops to homemade face masks as well.

TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL

Has anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties. Add a few drops in witch hazel and use it as a facial mist. Can also be mixed with aloe gel to make your own tea tree sleeping mask. Add a few drops to homemade face masks as well.

ROSE OIL

Full of vitamins like A and C and essential fatty acids, it is known to correct dark spots and hydrate dry, itchy skin. Reduces scars and pigmentation. Repairs damaged skin, tightens pores and brightens skin. Add a few drops to your bath water or use it in your facial steam or mix it with a carrier oil and use it to on the scar.

CARROT SEED ESSENTIAL OIL

Has great healing properties that help lighten scars gradually. Moisturizes and hydrates skin. Use it directly on facial skin before using a moisturizer or night cream. Mix with some jojoba oil and use it as a facial massaging oil. Add a few drops to homemade face masks as well.

LAVENDER OIL

Quite known for its skin retexturing effects that help fill-in scars gradually. Helps lighten scars, prevent acne and bumps, make skin smooth. You can mix it with rosehip and jojoba oil and add in 1 vitamin E capsule and use it as a facial oil before bedtime.

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