Why does your skin itch easily in winter? This article will tell you how to use essential oils to deal with skincare problems.
Originally, we have a sebaceous film on the surface of our skin to protect it.
But in winter the air is dry and cold, the sebum film does not accumulate easily, and modern people love to clean, even a day a bath, will wash off the oily sebum film.
This will make the skin dry and cracked because of lack of protection and excessive dryness, and the dry and cracked, and buckled skin will stimulate the nerve endings below, which will make people feel itchy.
The solution to this problem is to allow the sebum film to accumulate on the surface of the skin. The specific method is to reduce the frequency of bathing.
If you really want to wash, also try to use lotion, do not use soap and soap to remove oil, after washing you can apply some homemade essential oils on the body to stop itching skincare oil.
How to DIY anti-itch oil for skincare?
Using pure and natural essential oils and coconut oil to make anti-itch skincare oil, the method is simple, fast-acting, cost-effective, and does not contain any artificial chemical ingredients.
Available essential oils:
Peppermint / Lavender / Tranquility Complex
Please note that,
- Be sure to add coconut oil to dilute, coconut oil plays a role in moisturizing, locking in water and skincare, in addition to the role of dilution.
- Peppermint is very effective in relieving itching; lavender plays a role in soothing nerves and repairing skin cells; if there is no peppermint or lavender can also be used instead of tranquilizer, although it is often used to help sleep, the ingredients lavender, cedar, ylang-ylang, Roman chamomile, etc. are beneficial to itchy skin and skin repair.
How to use anti-itch oil for skincare at once?
Adults: 5 drops of coconut oil + 1 drop of peppermint + 1 drop of lavender.
Children: 10 drops of coconut oil + 1 drop of peppermint + 1 drop of lavender.
Directions: Apply coconut oil evenly to itchy skin, then apply drops of essential oil and spread evenly.
Pre-filled spray bottles
If you need to use it frequently, you can pre-mix it for convenience.
Prepare a 15ml spray bottle.
Adults: Add 30 drops each of peppermint + lavender, then pour coconut oil into the bottle and shake well.
For children: add 15 drops each of peppermint + lavender, pour coconut oil into the bottle and shake well.
How to use: Just take an appropriate amount of the mixed skincare oil and apply it evenly on the itchy skin.