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1 ESSENTIAL OILS AND SKIN CARE By Kristy R. West, RN, MA
2 YOUR SKIN Considered the largest organ in the human body. Made up of three major layers - epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis (also called the subcutaneous tissue).Protects your inside organs while keeping infections out and prevents you from getting sick.Lose about 30,000 to 50,000 dead skin cells almost every minute
3 YOUR SKINSheds a layer of these dead cells every 24 hours and renews itself about every 28 days.Swells when it absorbs water.Contains a protein called keratin which is also found in hair and nailsIs the thinnest on the eyelid.Goose bumps are actually little pimples that help retain a layer of warm air over our body.
4 YOUR SKINAverage adult’s skin spans 21 square feet, weighs nine pounds, and contains more than 11 miles of blood vessels.Releases as much as three gallons of sweat a day in hot weather.
5 YOUR SKINBlowin’ in the wind: Globally, dead skin accounts for about a billion tons of dust in the atmosphere. Your skin sheds 50,000 cells every minute.
6 CARING FOR YOUR SKIN Body Facial Nutrition Cleansing Hydration ExerciseDry BrushingMoisturizingCleansing!!!LIVERFacialCleansingExfoliatingToningMoisturizingGentle Massage
7 GOING BEYOND THE BASICS PreventRepairReverseRejuvenateRebuildRestoreNourish
8 BEST FOR SKINSandalwoodMyrrhGeraniumTea TreeLavender
10 Essential Oils for Oily Skin LavenderBergamotCypressNutmegOrange*LemongrassHelichrysumMelaleucaChamomileFrankincenseClary sageOily skin usually occurs where skin care products have been overused.The skin attempts to compensate by overproduction of natural skin oils.Whether or not this is the cause, some of the best essential oils to balance oily skin include:
11 Essential Oils for Acne MelaleucaEucalyptusClary sageLavenderGeraniumChamomileRosewoodCypressLemongrass*Lemongrass will help balance pH, decongest the lymphatics and stimulate circulation
15 All Purpose Scrub/Mask 1 tsp. Blue Cornmeal in a little warm water 1 drop Young Living Lavender essential oil 1 drop Young Living Ylang Ylang essential oilMix all ingredients together and apply to face in gentle circular motions. Rinse well, pat dry.
16 Strawberry or Raspberry Body Rub 3-4 drops Lemon, Lavender or Rosewood 1 cup fine sea salt 3 ripe strawberries or raspberries1 tbsp. apricot or almond oilPour salt into a bowl, add the essential oil and strawberries or raspberries and mash together.Rub a small handful of the salt mixture over your body in brisk yet gentle circular motions - spending extra time on knees, elbows and heels.Rinse off. No moisturizer needed. Note: can be stored in refrigerator in a covered container for up to two weeks - ready to use.
17 Almond Scrub 1 tsp. finely ground almond 1 tsp. almond oil 1 drop Young Living Lemon essential oilMix all ingredients together in your palm pat over faceLeave on for 30 minutesRinse wellDo 2 times a week
18 YOUNG LIVING SATIN FACIAL SCRUB ORYOUNG LIVINGSATIN FACIAL SCRUB
19 SKIN CARE Boswellia Wrinkle Cream Wolfberry Eye Cream MSM-supports collagenImprove firmness and minimize fine linesGoat Milk (>50 nutrients)Geranium, Myrrh, Sandalwood,Ylang Ylang, FrankincenseWolfberry OilWolfberry Eye CreamEase puffiness and dark circles, skin tighteningNourishing & hydratingNingXia Seed Oil – rich in Linoleic acids & Vitamin ELavender, Roman chamomile, Geranium, Rosewood, Frankincense
27 ROSE OINTMENT RECIPES Eczema and Itching 2 Lavender 1 German Chamomile 1 Cistus3 Rosewood2 Geranium1 JuvaCleanse (may use Helichrysum)JuvaCleanse has high amounts ofHelichrysum and carrot,both great for the skin)Breast Health, lymphatic cleanse5 Idaho Balsam Fir5 Ledum5 Australian Blue5 Eucalyptus Radiata(Digital Imaging Thermography onthe breast was used to verify theeffectiveness of this recipe)
28 BLENDS FOR YOU WRINKLES 2 Patchouli 3 Lavender 4 Geranium 6 Rosewood 1 OZ. V6
29 BLENDS FOR YOU COMBAT PREMATURE AGING OF SKIN 6 Rosewood 4 Geranium 3 Lavender2 Frankincense1 OZ. V6
30 CHAPPED, DRY OR CRACKED SKIN BLENDS FOR YOUCHAPPED, DRY OR CRACKED SKIN4 Rosewood4 Patchouli4 Geranium1 OZ. V6
31 SAGGING SKIN8 Sage8 Pine8 Lemongrass1 OZ V6Apply 2X daily