skincare routine for your age1 thumbWinter is the season for the Water Element a time for inward reflection, rest and restoration. It is also the most difficult season to keep the skin supple and nourished. Natural skin care can nourish, soothe, and correct any imbalance the skin's pH. Look radiant, youthful and enjoy a natural healthy glow.

 

Thank you to our clinical aromatherapy level 2 students who have contributed some fantastic formulations of facial skin care products.

Almond Facial Scrub

Contributed and formulated by Jaynee Carnall, clinical aromatherapy level 2 student from Helotes, TX.

Makes @ 2oz.

In a 2 oz. plastic or glass jar, mix together: 1 TBSP finely ground raw almonds, 1 TBSP finely ground raw oats, and 2 tsp. brown sugar.

Then add, the following essential oils: 3 drops of lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) and 2 drops of rose geranium (Pelargonium graveolen)

Mix 1 tsp. of Almond Facial Scrub with a little warm water or hydrosol to create a paste. Apply to the whole face in a small circular, upward motion for 5 mins. Rinse clean, tone and then moisturize the skin.

Speculative result: The removal of dead epidermal facial skin cells through exfoliation resulting in smoother and softer skin, cleans follicles to prevent bacteria from causing blemishes, increased blood flow and circulation to the skin bringing important nutrients to these skin cells creating a renewed facial complexion.

*Precaution(s): Not for use for children under 5 years old, Not for sensitive skin or rosacea skin conditions, Avoid contact with the eyes, Avoid until 3rd trimester of pregnancy.
*When using essential oils always review the precautions.
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Facial Spritzer

Contributed and formulated by Haly JensenHof, clinical aromatherapy level 2 master's program graduate from Torrington, WY

Makes 1oz.

In a 1 oz. amber glass spray bottle, mix together: 1/2 oz. organic aloe vera gel and 1/2 oz. lavender hydrosol

Then add, the following essential oils: 3 drops Cape chamomile (Eriocephalus punctulatus), 2 drops neroli (Citrus aurantium). and 2 drops ho wood* (Cinnamomum camphora) * A sustainable replacement for rosewood essential oil.

Shake well. Use after cleansing the face and before applying the radiant complexion serum below. It can also be applied during the day as a refreshing fragrant interlude.

Speculative result(s): Hydrates and soothes dry skin. Relaxing and calming to the nervous system.

*Precaution(s): Avoid use with history of ragweed allergy and estrogen-dependent cancer.
*When using essential oils always review the precautions.
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Radiant Complexion Serum

Contributed and formulated by Amy S. Morin, clinical aromatherapy level 2 student from Paint Lick, KY

Makes @ 2 oz.

In a 2 oz. amber glass bottle, mix together: 1 TBSP. Rosehip seed oil, 1 TBSP. Argan oil, 1 TBSP. Camelia oil, 1/2 tsp. calendula infused olive oil,

Then add, the following essential oils: 6 drops Helichrysum (Helichrysum angustifolium), 5 drops Carrot seed (Daucus carota), 2 drops Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides),
2 drops Rose Geranium (Pelargonium graveolen), 2 drops Neroli (Citrus aurantium), 1 drop Frankincense (Boswellia carteri)

Shake well and then apply 2-4 drops after cleansing the face and using the facial spritzer.

Speculative result(s): Healing, nourishing, toning and regenerating to the skin surface and individual skin cells. The essential oils have properties proven to improve skin tone and elasticity for mature or dry skin by stimulating the production of new cells and useful as an effective treatment to deter and slow wrinkles.

*Precaution(s): Not for use during pregnancy. Avoid with history of estrogen dependent cancer.
*When using essential oils always review the precautions.
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Are you interested to learn more about creating your own products and a retail line of products?
Learn what you need in the Clinical Aromatherapy Level 2: module E- Aromatherapy Product Formulating Course

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