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It's Olive Oil Week......More Homemade Recipes for you to enjoy Homemade Facial Cleanser

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As requested from several of you, I'm adding a few more homemade recipes for you to enjoy.
If you've read this site you are aware that I absolutely love using Olive Oil as a facial cleanser. I haven't talked much about other oils you may want to use instead. Today I will give you some information on other oils you can use to nourish your skin as well as some essential oil additives that give added benefits, and some recipes. You should know that oil removes oil. This simple fact is why it works so well as a cleanser and makeup remover. It's a wonderful makeup remover, if you haven't tried it yet, you should.
Listed here are some wonderful essential oils you may want to add to your olive oil cleansing routine for added benefits.
Sandalwood Essential Oil has an astringent effect which helps to soothe irritated skin. It's also known to reduce wrinkles and scaring.
Chamomile Powdered Herbal Extract is a anti-inflammatory. This product will reduce redness and swelling due to rash or other irritants.
Tea Tree Essential Oil is best for oily or acne prone skin. By the way, yes olive oil cleanser may be used by persons with acne, it rinses clean and is very soothing and calming to the skin.
Carrot Seed Essential Oil is great for aging skin. It will stimulate circulation, repair and tone the skin, it will increase elasticity and reduce wrinkles and scars. This product is found in almost all over the counter organic and natural skin care products.
Lavender Oil is an antibacterial, anti fungal and antiseptic used to soothe and heal skin. It will also help to clear blemishes and even skin tone.
Peppermint is used to deeply cleanse the skin, it purifies sluggish skin and has anti-inflammatory properties. It is good for blackheads.
Geranium is great for sensitive skin and has wonderful properties for treating wrinkles.
Strawberry Seed Oil is a good ingredient for anti-aging, dry or damaged skin.
Coconut Oil is best for dry, itchy, and sensitive skin. It will not clog pores, it absorbs nicely.
Flax Seed Oil is helpful to soothe eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and aging skin. It's the Omega-3 and essential fatty acids that do the trick. Seriously, is there anything Flax Seed isn't good for?
Here's the recipe:
Try adding just 1 drop of the essential oil of your choice to about 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil. Massage gently onto a dry face for about one minute. Wipe clean with a soft, damp, warm towel and then rinse. Other oils you may use in place of Olive Oil are Castor Oil, Vegetable Oil, and Jojoba Oil.
Hope you enjoyed this article as much I enjoyed writing it for you. See you tomorrow.