If your skin is sensitive, select calming and soothing essential oils for sensitive skin to help relieve irritations, redness, rashes, or itching. Essential oils often recommended include:
The four main types of sensitive skin are acne, rosacea, contact dermatitis caused by allergies and irritants, and burning and stinging, usually for unknown reasons.
Important: Always be sure to spot test any aromatherapy recipe before using it on a large area.
For sensitive skin care:
Here's a cleanser for sensitive skin:
To use: Using a circular motion, apply a small amount of cleanser to moist skin. Rinse with warm water. Pat dry.
Source: Homemade Beauty Recipes
Mix the following ingredients in a dark container with a cap. Use this moisturizer as needed.
Source: Healing With Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy hydrosols are the water by-product of steam-distilling plants to make essential oils. Hydrosols are very gentle, even for the most sensitive skin. Try this simple blend:
Mix hydrosols in a small, dark spray bottle. Use to lightly mist face.
You can keep the toner on the bathroom counter, out of direct sunlight, for one to two months. Otherwise, store in refrigerator.
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