How to Integrate Essential Oils into your Sun Care Routine!

Keep your skin looking bright and healthy this summer with a few essentials doTERRA products that are a staple in any skin care routine. Protecting your skin in the heat can be exasperating, luckily there are three key oils that will help you simplify and enhance your skin care routine!

doTERRA Essential oils Ecualyptus Peppermint Lavender

Paired with the Verage Skin Care Collection, Lavender, Peppermint, and Eucalyptus essential oils can do wonders for the wellness of your skin, while also assisting in cooling down and helping repair sun damage.

doTERRA Lavender Essential Oil

Adding one drop of Lavender essential oil to the Verage Hydrating Serum at night can soothe dry skin & occasional skin irritations. Lavender’s cooling properties aid to cool burns, while its anti-fungal and antibacterial properties aid in healing sun damage. This sweet floral herb has anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties that can ease sunburns quickly. Lavender cherished scent is light and flowered, promoting relaxation and a peaceful nights rest.

doTERRA Essential oil Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus essential oils is a must have this season. This airy scented evergreen can help promote clear breathing. Adding one drop to your  Verage moisturizer in the morning can help wake you up with its cooling sensation and calm any redness. Moreover, Eucalyptus essential oils can aid in the treatment of burns, cuts and insect bites, making it the go to Essential oil for the summer season! The anti-inflammatory & Anti-bacterial  properties of eucalyptus can aid in healing sun burns. Mixing one drop of Eucalyptus essential oil with 2 drops of coconut oil and applying it to the affected area can provide a cooling sensation and help relieve. It’s antibacterial properties can help protect the skin from infection.

Escape the heat with this DIY cooling mist!

Peppermint Essential Oil Cooling mist is a great on the go addition to your beach bag.

Ingredients:

1 cup Distilled Water

½ cup Witch Hazel

1 drop Peppermint Essential Oil

1 mist bottle 

1 drop Myrrh Essential Oil (optional)

Mix 1 drop of Peppermint essential oil into 1 cup of distilled water and ½ cup of Witch Hazel. Peppermint has natural cooling properties, while Witch Hazel acts as an astringent to soothe the skin and reduce any inflammation.

Diluting it with water is especially important when used on sensitive areas such as the face.  Try adding Myrrh essential oil to enhance the effects of the cooling mist, and helps maintain skin health with its powerful antioxidant properties.

Resources: 

  1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169115001033
  2. Doterra.com