Why you need to start using natural body oils
Posted on January 21 2018
Most people think that body oil is a product just to be used when you’re having a massage, if so, you need to take a second look as these ancient oils, once used by Greek Goddesses, natural body oils are still used today for good reason.
If you’ve tried lotion but you’re not getting the moisturised feel to your skin, it might be time to try some nourishing oils to rub on your skin. While countries like Australia seem to prefer lotions over oils for their body care regime, Europeans are loving the feel and moisture they get from using body oils.
Some skincare products, you will find use added chemicals and emulsifiers to help with the stability of creams and lotions, with moisturising lotions and creams penetrating deep into the layers of your skin, so too are the synthetic chemicals. You will find body oils are usually made up of natural ingredients without the need for added nasties.
By protecting your skins lipid barrier to lock in the moisture and nutrients from the natural ingredients used in body oils, main concerns about the use of body oil is that the oil will clog your pores and leave a greasy residue on your skin. The fact is most of the natural oils used in body oils are not greasy and easily absorbed to make them perfect for all skin types.
Body oil has more than just moisture benefits, oils can minimise scarring, soothe irritated skin and can improve elasticity which helps with cellulite. With some people sensitive to perfumes or health conscious and removing them from your beauty cabinets all together. Body oils with added essential oils are a great way to add a subtle scent to you skin, while also reaping the benefits of the essential oils themselves.
Not only can you use a body oil to moisturise your skin, they can also be used as a hair mask to hydrate a dry scalp, on your hair to help with repairing split ends and on your cuticles to have your nails looking strong and healthy.
Our Absolutely Gorgeous Body oil comes in a 100ml size with Sunflower, Camelia, Rosehip oil and Pink Grapefruit vegetable oils. With the natural subtle fragrance of Bergamot, Lavender and Mandarin essential oils. Our oils are 100% natural, vegan and not tested on animals. They are blended here in Australia and contain organic ingredients to give your skin a beautiful glow and leave you looking and feeling Absolutely Gorgeous.