Top Uses for Bergamot Essential Oil In Skin Care

Posted by on 3/3/2013 to Ingredient Knowledge

BergamotBergamot essential oil is one of those essential oils people just love! It's not super hard to find, it smells great, even by itself, and it has great skin care benefits. One of my most popular solid perfume is the Bergamot Solid Perfume. It's uncomplicated and 100% natural. People always ask for it and some say they've been looking for years for a single note bergamot perfume. I'm happy to oblige!

Bergamot oil is cold pressed steam distilled from a citrus plant.
Botanical Name: Citrus Bergamia.

Scent notes are fresh, citrus with a hint of floral and sweetness.

Top skin care uses for bergamot essential oil

Toning - Bergamot is an astringent. Use in a simple toner to help refresh your skin after washing. Also has antibacterial properties.

Balancing - Can help to balance oil production for oily skin types.

Deodorizing - Can be used as a natural deodorizer to ward off body odors.

Uplifting-  Just a small whiff of this oil can naturally lift your spirits and relieve tension.

Also note bergamot is a photosensitive oil. You should not apply it to areas that will be directly exposed to sunlight without the use of a sunscreen.

What to blend with bergamot oil.

Bergamot is great alone but also blends well with essential oils of black pepper, clary sage, jasmine, ylang ylang, sandalwood, and vetiver.

Try our Bergamot Solid Perfume at Astrida Naturals. Made with only 100% pure bergamot essential oil and a moisturizing shea butter base.

Top Uses for Bergamot Essential Oil In Skin Care