Essential oils play a key role in many natural and organic skincare products. Just a few drops of these potent plant oils can give a body lotion, bath milk or soap a wealth of healing and beautifying properties. Read a little more about some of the best essential oils for healthy, beautiful skin, and find a list of products made using these precious oils.


Jasmine

Oil from the beautiful exotic jasmine flower softens and hydrates the skin, while helping to fade scars, blemishes and stretch marks. Jasmine also has a wonderful mood-boosting fragrance that alleviates stress and depression.

Carrot & Jasmine Night Cream (Combination Skin)

Carrot & Jasmine Night Cream (Combination Skin)

 Nautica Organics Jasmine Oil Blend

Nautica Organics Jasmine Oil Blend

 BOM Jasmine & Ginger Body Butter

BOM Jasmine & Ginger Body Butter


Rose

Precious rose oil offers a multitude of skin-loving benefits. It has a cooling effect and is naturally antibacterial; helping to control breakouts and blemishes, and to reduce redness. Rose tones the skin, improves moisture retention and controls excess oil. It’s also a rich source of vitamin C, which improves collagen production to keep your skin plump and youthful-looking.

Dr. Hauschka Rose Body Oil

Dr. Hauschka Rose Body Oil

 Tangerine & Rose Anti Stretch Mark Massage Oil

Tangerine & Rose Anti Stretch Mark Massage Oil

 Dr. Hauschka Rose Nurturing Bath Essence

Dr. Hauschka Rose Nurturing Bath Essence


Lavender

Sweet floral lavender oil is a powerful natural antiseptic, great for healing acne and blemishes. It improves blood flow to the skin, and is also known for relieving dryness and irritation. The aroma of lavender oil is very calming, and can help with stress, anxiety or even insomnia.

Dr. Hauschka Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence

Dr. Hauschka Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence

Lavender in Lavender Hill Soap

Lavender in Lavender Hill Soap

Lavender & Myrrh Facial Healing Oil

Lavender & Myrrh Facial Healing Oil


Cypress

With its fresh, woody aroma, cypress oil is typically used in men’s skincare products. Cypress is an astringent, which tones and tightens the skin; it also boosts the circulation, which helps to keep the skin healthy and supple. Cypress oil has antibacterial properties and helps to promote skin healing as well.

 Seaweed & Cypress Shower Gel

Seaweed & Cypress Shower Gel

 Kalyan Cypress & Orange Natural Cleansing Bar

Kalyan Cypress & Orange Natural Cleansing Bar


Sandalwood

Another of the more masculine fragrances, sandalwood oil is known for its soothing properties and is often found in products like after shave balm. Sandalwood relieves itching and irritation, softens the skin and promotes a clear, blemish-free complexion.

 Bay Leaf and Sandalwood Soothing After Shave

Bay Leaf and Sandalwood Soothing After Shave

Naturalmente Aloe & Sandalwood Shampoo

Naturalmente Aloe & Sandalwood Shampoo


Add a few drops of your favourite essential oil to an unscented natural lotion, body butter or carrier oil, to enjoy the natural skincare benefits and distinctive fragrance of your chosen essential oil.