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Dilution Because essential oils are so potent, it is often wise to dilute an oil before applying it to the skin. Dilution is especially important when applying particularly potent oils to areas like the face, and even more important for those with sensitive skin. There are several ways to dilute an essential oil before using it on the skin. Lave nder Lava angu ndula stifoli a 15 m L Carrier oils Moisturizers, Cleansers, Lotions For daily use When using particularly potent Place a dollop of facial cleanser, moisturizer, Add a few drops of an essential oil to your favorite oils, or for those with sensitive or lotion into the palm. Add 1 drop of essential skin care products. By adding a few drops of an oil skin, dilute 1 drop of essential oil oil to the product, and rub the hands together. to your daily facial cleanser, facial lotion, toner, or with 3 drops of a carrier oil (like Apply the combination of essential oil and moisturizer bottle, you won’t have to think about Fractionated Coconut Oil) before the skincare product to the face or skin, per adding essential oils into your skincare routine—they applying to the face. product instructions. will already be there! These essential oils should always be diluted before topical use: Cassia, Cinnamon, Clove, Cumin, Oregano, and Thyme. Sensitive skin For those with sensitive skin, it is still possible to use essential oils to benefit the complexion and other areas of the skin. While essential oils are extremely potent, their cleansing and soothing nature makes them useful for those who struggle with skin sensitivity. Oftentimes, commercial cleansers and lotions can be extremely irritating for people with sensitive skin because they contain chemicals or harsh ingredients. By taking a natural approach and allowing the gentle yet effective nature of essential oils to cleanse and soothe the skin, those with a history of sensitive skin can easily transform their skincare routine. If you have sensitive skin, be sure to dilute essential oils every time before applying them topically. It is also wise to use essential oils in smaller doses to avoid irritating the skin by overpowering it with too much of an oil at a time. Whether RfR6V6FfR6"BP6VBv2fBǖrW76VF2F&V2bFR6ƖPFRW"V'2B6RWW2B6&VBFRWW2vVF2@'&V"FvVB6