3 Incredible skincare ingredients for youthful skin
Sweet Almond oil (Prunus Dulcis)
Sweet Almond oil is from the edible seed of the tree and is used in skin care and hair care as it is high in Vitamin E which has amazing anti-oxidant properties. Antioxidants are needed by our body to protect us against free radicals. Free radicals can be from pollution, environment, stress and cause our skin to prematurely age.
Vitamin E is nourishing and moisturising for our skin and Sweet Almond oil is an amazing ingredient to help to keep our skin looking youthful.
Gently warm Sweet Almond oil and massage lightly into the skin to moisturise and improve the skin's elasticity. It is also good to use in the hair as an oil treatment to soften the hair’s cuticles and give the hair a smooth appearance.
Damask Rose essential oil (Rosa Damascena)
Damask Rose is from the Rose bush and is often light pink to red. It is used in skincare as it has great properties for promoting a youthful skin.
When applied to the skin it is great for the tone and elasticity of the skin so using damask rose daily on the skin can help to maintain the skin's firmness and suppleness.
It has a wonderful aroma and is often used in perfumes. It is soothing and healing for the skin and good for wellbeing as the fragrance is uplifting
Apply a drop of rose into a base of Almond oil and massage in the face at night for a luxurious night oil treatment. oil (always patch test essential oils 24 hours before using)
Sandalwood essential oil (Santalum Album)
Sandalwood is from the wood of the sandalwood trees and is pale yellow to gold in colour. Sandalwood is a wonderfully calming oil and is used to calm and reduce anxiety. It has anti-inflammatory properties and promotes healing in the skin. It is a natural disinfectant, it is good for dry skin as it is nourishing and supports healthy skin growth.
Mix a drop of sandalwood in a carrier oil of Sweet Almond and use as an enriching night oil (always patch test essential oils 24 hours before using)
Sandalwood essential oil is found in K2A Harmonising Daily Moisture Cream.