Apricot Kernel oil is one of the best beauty oils used in many skin care products. The rich omega-6 gamma-linolenic acid present in this oil is highly effective in hydrating and nourishing the skin. It contains vitamin A and E which boost the regeneration of skin cells and collagen production. This oil gets absorbed into the skin very quickly and is a best non-greasy hydrating oil, which heals and prevents the wrinkles.
2. Sweet Almond Oil
Sweet Almond oil is rich in vitamins E and K which helps skin to regenerate and maintain elasticity. It also promotes better circulation. Sweet Almond oil is a highly efficient natural UV blocker, and is a best serum particularly for those who spend most of the time under sun. It is odorless and is very light which gets absorbed easily.
3. Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil is full of anti-oxidant rich vitamin E. It is an excellent oil for skin-healing and anti-aging. Coconut oil is comprised mainly of medium-chain triglyceride lauric acid, which is one of the healthiest oils for your skin and body. Coconut oil helps to strengthen the epidermis , prevents cellulite, fades stretch marks, and makes the skin youthful. Coconut oil is a natural sunscreen and regular use makes the skin less prone to sun damage. It can even be used to prevent or treat skin infections, acne or scars.
4. Avocado Oil
Avocado oil is a thick oil and is rich in vitamins A and E. It is also rich in collagen-boosting plant sterolins. Since Avocado oil is thick in consistency, it can be mixed with other anti-ageing oils so that it won’t be too sticky. Using avocado oil at nights is ideal for skin health.
5. Argan Oil
Argan oil contains about 80% fatty acids which work wonders to hydrate skin, restore elasticity, and fade fine lines and wrinkles. It is one of the best anti-ageing oils.
6. Rosehip Seed Oil
Rosehip Seed oil is well-known for its high concentration of natural vitamin A in the form of All trans retinoic acid or ATRA. It is highly efficient to reduce the depth of wrinkles, fade fine lines, lighten age spots, and heal damaged skin. It boosts the growth rate of new cells and increases collagen production.Rose hip seed oil is also rich in skin nourishing essential fatty acids including omega-6 linoleic acid and omega-3 linolenic acid which help to improve the elasticity, texture, and appearance of skin. This oil is very lighter and used in skin care products which gives a flawless skin without making it oily.
7. Carrot Seed Oil
Carrot Seed oil is full of anti-oxidant carotenoids. It boosts the body’s immunity against UV rays and helps to prevent sun damage. Carotenoids also rejuvenate skin cells and aid in the detoxification process. It is efficient in treating skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.
8. Geranium Oil
Geranium oil helps to lighten age spots and evens out overall skin tone. It also improves circulation under the skin’s surface which aids in cell regeneration. It helps in fading scars, wrinkles, and other visible imperfections in the skin.
9. Sea Buck-thorn Berry Oil
Sea buck-thorn berry oil is rich in vitamins and is excellent in reversing the signs of aging. This oil can help to moisturize dry skin, treat acne, and reduce the visibility of other skin conditions like hyper-pigmentation and eczema.
10. Pomegranate Seed Oil
Pomegranate Seed oil contains very high concentrations of antioxidants which help to prevent free radical damage and slows down the aging process. This oil contains punicic acid and ellagic acid which helps to nourish skin, improve elasticity, and promote cell regeneration. Pomegranate Seed oil also protects and heals dry, irritated, burned, or damaged skin such as that affected by eczema or psoriasis.
11. Neroli Oil
Neroli oil is a powerful antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic that is also great for soothing damaged or irritated skin, healing scars, improving circulation, reducing lines and wrinkles, as well as for fading stretch marks.
12. Cypress Oil
Cypress oil helps to improve circulation, strengthen skin, and reduce the appearance of varicose veins and broken capillaries under the skin’s surface.
13. Frankincense Oil
Use Frankincense oil to help regenerate skin cells, reducing the appearance of scars, fine lines, and wrinkles. Frankincense is also great for tightening up sagging skin, evening tone, and balancing skin’s pH.
14. Lemon Oil
Lemon oil can help to lighten dark spots, as well as preventing and reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
15. Sandalwood Oil
Sandalwood oil can help to soothe damaged or irritated skin while at the same time fading scars, lines, and wrinkles to smooth the skin’s surface,
16. Myrrh Oil
Myrrh oil helps to boost skin strength, for a smooth and healthy younger-looking complexion.
17. Rosemary Oil
Rosemary oil helps to tighten skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It also acts as a natural preservative for any other oils which may be blended with it.
18. Castor Oil
Castor oil is rich in natural antioxidants and defends the skin against harmful oxidizing agents. It hydrates the skin and cleanses the skin naturally. It also improves blood circulation on the surface layers of skin.
Diy Anti Aging Serum Recipes:
1.Firming and Anti Aging Skin Serum:
Use this anti-aging oil blend in the morning and at night to firm skin and even tone.
You Will Need:
- 2 tbsp each of Rosehip Seed oil and Sweet Almond oil
- 10 drops each of Cypress oil and Geranium oil
- 7 drops Frankincense oil
2. Super Anti-Aging Serum
Use this anti-aging serum at night after your usual face cleansing routine.
You Will Need:
- 1/2 cup Apricot Kernel oil
- 10 drops each of: Carrot Seed oil, Rosehip Seed oil, and Sandalwood oil
- 5 drops each of: Geranium oil, Lemon oil, Frankincense oil, Myrrh oil, and Rosemary oil
3. Easy Anti-Oxidant Serum
For a wonderful anti-aging combination that is easy to make and doesn’t call for a long list of essential oils, try this mixture of Apricot Kernel, Rosehip Seed, and Carrot Seed oils.
You Will Need:
- 1/2 cup Apricot Kernel oil
- 20 – 25 drops each of Carrot Seed oil and Rosehip Seed oil