In our previous post about lavender oil
we talked about some of the overall benefits of lavender in skin care and aromatherapy. Now let’s explore some ways you can get started using lavender oil at home.
Lavender Oil is Everywhere
We use lavender in a dizzying array of our body care
and skin care
product formulas. From head to toe, lavender can be used everywhere. It is widely regarded for its calming and relaxing therapeutic effects and positive influence on your wellbeing. For skin care it has antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory properties.
Below are 7 lavender oil uses you can try at home.
1. Keep acne at bay.
A few drops of lavender in your daily facial treatments may help to ward off acne due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Lavender oil can curb bacteria that cause the initial infection, treat the inflammation and also regulate over-excretion of sebum. Try it in our Clarifying Facial Moisturizer with Tea Tree and Clary Sage
– a great moisturizer for acne prone skin.
2. Instant sleep aid.
A few drops of lavender on your pillow can help you relax at night and fall asleep faster.
3. Relaxation boost.
Not time for bed yet? Relax by adding lavender oil or lavender infused bath products into a hot bath for instant stress relief.
4. Helps heal cuts and burns.
As demonstrated by Gattefossé, lavender essential oil can also quicken the healing process of cuts and burns. Our Lavender Geranium Shea Butter Sticks are excellent for quickly swiping over these minor cuts and burns.
5. Soothe eczema, dermatitis and dandruff.
Lavender’s soothing and anti-inflammatory properties can help to relieve some common skin conditions like eczema and dermatitis. Rub lavender infused butters or oils on your body and scalp.
6. Lavender oil can keep the insects away.
Did you know that lavender oil on your exposed skin could keep the pesky mosquitoes, moths, bugs, and other insects away? If you've already been bitten, you can use the essential oil to stop the swelling and reduce the pain due to it’s anti-inflammatory properties.
7. Relieve pain.
A massage using lavender could give you pain relief from sprains, backaches, and sore and tense muscles. Try a message with our luxurious Lavender and Geranium Shea Butter. Shea butter is perfect for a deep tissue rub down on sore muscles or feet; shea infused with lavender is even better!
How are you using lavender oil at home?