Anayennisi Aromatics - Aromatherapy Essential oils Guide
Read on to find out ....How and why olive oil and essential oils are the miracle your skin needs.....no more antibiotics or medication, no more nasty side effects, just clear and healthy skin from the inside out !
Acne Skin Care Tips.
Skin that is covered in spots, pimples and pustules is a nightmare - without a doubt one the most stressful conditions for a teenager to bear !
Even worse if it continues into adulthood. Living with clogged pores and follicles is distressing and the pharmaceutical companies are cashing in on the desperation it causes, the solution is kind, gentle, effective, scientifically proven , natural, inexpensive and readily available, it's probably sitting in your kitchen right now.........it's Olive Oil !
Acne, very basically is where the pore and follicle in the skin becomes blocked by dead skin cells, the natural process of skin shedding and renewal is interrupted by a plug of sebum in the follicle and pore, inhibiting the release of dead skin and thus resulting in a multitude of blackheads, whiteheads, cysts, pustules, papules......all commonly known as comedones, zits or pimples !
It takes 2 - 3 weeks for this clogging to manifest itself........normally on a Saturday night just as the affected teenager is about to go out.............. and duly results in sobs at the treachery of her unruly skin !
The causes of these outbreaks are generally attributed to hormones, ones that are on a rollercoaster ride - this includes adolescence, menstruation, pregnancy and sometimes even the menopause.
Other factors maybe certain medications notably Steroids, Lithium, Phenytoin, Phenobarbitol or Oral Contraceptives.
Excessive sweating and poor hygiene also contribute...........absolutely the worst scenario is the introduction of bacteria to the skin by fingers determined to annihilate the offending spot !
Obviously, diet will play an added factor, it is sensible to acknowledge that what is consumed will have a visible effect on your over-all well-being.........if you live on junk food, candy and fizzy drinks.......do not expect to have radiant, glowing and healthy skin, so it is wise to moderate or eliminate (how badly do you want great skin ?) sugar, in drinks, on food, in food, say goodbye to the cakes and biscuits !
Fried foods and refined carbohydrates are culprits too, sloughing up your system, prepared meals, white flour products, anything with processed trans-fats! Ice-cream, butter and cream need to be consumed moderately....... everyone needs ice-cream once in a while :)
Smoking is not a good idea at the best of times.........especially if you want great skin !
Acne skin care tips .......The Simple Science
The benefits of olive oil for acne, combined with essential oils skin care, simple, safe, pure and natural !
Olive oil is full of monounsaturated fatty acids - this means in the fat world it's a good guy ...really it encourages a healthy cholesterol ratio !
It brings down the LDL's, the low-density lipoproteins, to maintain an optimum balance, reducing LDL cholesterol levels whilst simultaneously raising up the HDL's, the high-desity lipoprotein levels improving the HDL cholesterol levels.
It contains a high density of antioxidants , polyphenols these protect the body from free radicals.
The vitamins found in olive oil are D, E and K and a high proportion of Beta-carotenes which the body coverts into Vitamin A.
This means that olive oil is an effective anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-ageing, anti-fungal, it protects the body from infections, strengthens the immune response, promotes wound healing and increases metabolism increasing oxygen supply to blood cells. For more information on scientific research go to www.oliveoiltimes.com/olive-oil-health-benefits.
Back to the Anayennisi Aromatics Acne Skin Care Tips - a natural, gentle skin care regime.........
Acne Skin Care Tips -The Olive Oil Cleanse.
Acne skin care with essential oils. Acne skin care tips.
Please ensure the olive oil that you use is fresh, that is "in date".
For the olive oil sensitive skin facial cleanser.
1.Wash face with water or an olive oil soap, to retain the skins correct pH balance. See below how to make olive oil soap.
2. Cleansing the skin with a chamomile infusion may bring relief if the skin is sore.........just use chamomile teabags if chamomile heads are not available,steep in hot water and when the water is warm to cool, cleanse the face with the chamomile infusion.
3.Moisturise your skin with olive oil, really massage it in, due to the slight acidity of the oil you may see cloggy bits of sebum being released from your skin, gently wipe these away....it's not an excuse for the biggest squeezing session of all time !
4.Try making these essential oil and olive oil facial cleansers/moisturisers.
Essential oils for acne.......add a couple of drops of your chosen essential oil to your olive oil.
Acne Sensitive Skin Treatment, do not be put off by the term oil, most cosmetic removal creams contain oil and other products that are really not very kind to your skin at all, these acne skin care tips listed here are natural, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and gentle lotions for your skin, olive oil is a very effective make up remover and moisturiser on its own, combined with the essential oils below it is doubly effective. The calendula and lavender are particularly effective acne scar skin care treatments, the chamomile is very good for extremely sore and irritated skin, the lemon is best for skin with many blackheads.
To 10ml olive oil add 2 drops of Calendula Essential Oil.
To 10ml olive oil add 2 drops of Chamomile Essential oil.
To 10ml olive oil add 2 drops of Lavender Essential Oil.
To 10ml olive oil add 2 drops of Lemon Essential Oil.
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