KEEP YOUR SKIN FRESH AND DEWY
A facial mist is refreshing🌿soothing and deliver benefit to your skin while giving you a dewy glow 🌼especially in the sweltering heat🌞. However it is expensive and you personally make your own. At the same time, you have control in what you put on your skin because some mists have synthetic fragrances, alcohol and other ingredients that might irritate the skin.
If you DIY, the possibilities for ingredients: essential oils, aloe vera, rose water🌷, witch hazel are endless depending on your skin types. Put a few drop 💦into the water in the Mist Spray and you can have your customised face mists. The great thing is you can even measure your moisture level before and after the use of spray. The best part is the Nano Hydro Mist Spray is slim and compact to be carried EVERYWHERE.
We have put together a list of essential oils for different skin type, adapted from Healthline website by Kristeen Cherney .
ESSENTIAL OILS FOR DIFFERENT SKIN TYPE
- Lavender - Balance out moisture levels in your skin. It’s an anti-inflammatory that can reduce redness and a natural hydrator that can repair dry skin without making it too greasy
- Chamomile - Increasing moisture and reducing inflammation. However, you may want to avoid it if you have ragweed allergies, as chamomile may be a trigger.
- Sandalwood - Reducing inflammation while promoting moisture in the skin.
- Clary sage -Used for controlling excess sebum. Helps to control acne and reduce the appearance of wrinkles in mature skin.
- Rosemary - Noted for its anti-inflammatory, stimulating, and analgesic properties. It can help with both greasy hair and dandruff, and may even stimulate hair growth.
- Frankincense - Help alleviate oily and acne-prone skin while providing lipids for aging skin.
- Geranium - With its alkaline properties, geranium is said to help balance out skin oils.
- Neroli - Balance out sebum without drying your skin.
The following oils are considered safe for all skin types:
- Lemon - Helps fight inflammation and free radicals that can contribute to acne and photoaging.
- Lemongrass -Act as natural astringent properties. These can help fight pimples by acting as an antimicrobial while also removing excess dead skin cells.
- Cinnamon - A powerful anti-inflammatory thanks to key antioxidant compounds like cinnamic acid. This may help inflammatory, acne symptoms like cysts, nodules, and pustules.
- Tea tree - One of the most notable antiseptics in alternative medicine. It helps fight bacteria and inflammation, both of which can contribute to acne breakouts.
- Peppermint - The natural menthol content provides an analgesic effect on the skin. It cools down hot rashes too.
- Wintergreen - Similar properties to peppermint. It may act as a soothing agent on painful skin rashes.
- Eucalyptus - Provides pain-relieving qualities. It may also provide moisture to itchy, painful skin rashes.
- Patchouli - Reducing both pain and inflammation. These qualities are especially helpful for treating eczema rashes.
- Pomegranate - Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can promote healthier, more even skin.
- Carrot seed - Used to decrease scarring. It may also help reduce the appearance of wrinkles in mature skin.
- Tangerine - High antioxidant profile, which makes it useful for promoting smoother, more toned skin.
- Ylang ylang - Known for its ability to create balance mentally and physically. It's also help inhibit skin pigmentation.
- Frankincense for age spots.
- Geranium to even out tone.
- Lemon to fight free radicals.
- Lavender for reduced redness.
- Rose - Promotes skin cell turnover, which often slows down with age. In turn, this could create younger-looking skin with fewer lines
- Myrrh - Antioxidant-rich oil is thought to promote circulation, creating brighter, more refined looking skin.
- Jojoba - With its natural fatty acid, helps to repair the top layer of skin. Other oils that provide similar results include argan, coconut, and sunflower seed oils. Jojoba is also known for being lightweight, which makes it a good choice for oily skin.
- Carrot seed
- Clary sage
With their anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and soothing properties, essential oils are used for a variety of skin care concerns. Before using essential oils, seek input from your dermatologist, especially if you have any underlying conditions like eczema, rosacea, or psoriasis. Stop using essential oils immediately if you experience any negative reactions.