You already know how beneficial essential oils are to our emotional well-being. But were you aware that you could use them to improve certain skin issues, too? For centuries, people have been using essential oils to treat everything from acne to inflammation and wrinkles. And it seems like the practice has been carried out until today. Thanks to their back-to-basics sophistication, essential oils have since become the go-to ingredient for eco-lovers and titas alike. And if you just so happen to be in search of a transformative skincare fix, you’re in luck. What’s more, you don’t have to be an oilbolaryo to start using them. Here, discover 2 DIY oil blends by local skincare brand V&M Naturals: one for wrinkles and the other for blemishes and redness. Ready to get mixing? Scroll!

Maybe you’re tired, hungover, or in need of an instant pick-me-up. Either way, with moisturizing hazelnut oil and antioxidant-rich frankincense and ylang-ylang, this blend helps prevent signs of fatigue and premature aging. Plus, it smells like a fresh, woodsy paradise.

PROCEDURE:
In an empty amber bottle, mix 1 drop each of Frankincense and Ylang Ylang oil with 30ml of Hazelnut oil.

HOW TO USE: Apply a small amount to your face, and distribute evenly. Use only at night. NOTE: Perform a patch test first to ensure there is no reaction.

Redness and unsightly spots may be an unwelcome side effect of a busy work week. This simple but powerful blend helps soothe inflammation (chamomile), shrink blemishes (tea tree), and calm stressed-out skin (tamanu oil). Bonus: you can also sniff the reinvigorating mixture to put you at peace instantly.

PROCEDURE:
In an empty amber bottle, mix 1 drop each of Chamomile and Tea Tree oil with 30ml of Hazelnut oil.

HOW TO USE: Apply a small amount to any areas of redness or irritation. Use on your face at your own discretion. NOTE: Perform a patch test first to ensure there is no reaction.

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