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Wrinkle Prevention in Your 20’s: Essential Oils

Cellular regeneration is said to be the key to youthful skin. Essential oils are used for this reason in thousands of high end skin care products. Why not make up yourself. It will be far more concentrated and completely natural, I’m all for keeping lab made preservatives out of my pores.

This particular oil is best for people on their 20’s. After you have made the mixture store it in a tinted tincture bottle (available at the chemist). Use morning and night.

Anti-aging treatment oil (20’s)

  • Carrot – 1 drop
  • Geranium – 8 drops
  • German Chamomile – 3 drops
  • Fennel – 5 drops
  • Lavender – 5 drops
  • Neroli – 8 drops

Dilute this blend of oils in 2 tablespoons of almond or apricot kernel oil.

What these oils do:

1. Encourage the regeneration of cells

2. Oxygenate the blood which energises cells

3. Help maintain collagen

4. Encourage firming of the skin (Fennel)

5. Deal with manifestations of anxiety on the skin (Geranium)

6. Helps skin heal and repair (Lavender)

7. Acts as an antiseptic (German Chamomile)

I have made this in the past and love how it makes my skin feels . I think my skin could do with some spoiling right now. No more laziness Amy, get up off your tóinín* and make some potions!

*Irish for bum :)

– Recipes for ladies in their 30’s  tomorrow.

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  • Naomi

    Do you know where to buy them on Ebay? I found a lot of sellers but I don’t know which ones are good. Also, I can only find diluted Neroli oil in jojoba or sweet almond.

  • Caoimhe

    Thank you!

  • Caoimhe

    Hey Amy, where would I get all those oils? In health shops is it? Thanks xoxo

    • Amy

      @Caoimhe You can but also check online for better deals. you could order from ebay, make sure to use sellers who have essential oil shops so everything is pure x

  • hannah

    this is just what i need.
    where is the best place to buy these oils? i dont have any of them.

  • amanda

    haha irish for bum made me laugh. :P

  • melissa

    oh i know, i must get mine on!!
    forgot, did u say u used a different one on your face or just st tropez?

  • melissa

    it sounds really lovely, never seen carrot oil before. how did the tanning go?:)

    • Amy

      @Melissa Getting more chocolatey by the day haha I forgot how nice it is to have a bit if tan on my skin!

  • melissa

    hey amy, would this be in replacement of my moisturiser?

    • Amy

      @Melissa It would but you could also use it as a treatment serum under your usual day/night cream :)

      • gemma byrne

        i was wondering where to get the carrot oil cant find it anywhere bought the rest expect the GERMAN chamomile as i cant find geman one anyone tell me please

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