“Tea tree oil's fading superpowers come more from its ability to prevent and rapidly heal a blemish or wound, rather than a scar fading itself" Holecek explains.
Calming lavender essential oil works to combat irritation and inflammation, according to Holecek, who says it helps settle the raised part of a blemish and speeds up the skin's
Sobel suggests geranium oils for acne-prone and winter skin. "Best paired with other botanical oils, geranium helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles while calming
"Once known as 'liquid gold', frankincense oil works best for those with oily skin," Sobel explains. "Additionally, the oil has been known to prevent signs of aging
Citrus-derived essential oils like neroli help aid in the absorption of vitamin C even though they don't actually contain any, says Holecek.
“Chamomile oil has a fantastic naturally-occurring ingredient called Azulene which is highly reparative; it's calming and cell-renewing, so it helps fight damage.
Clary sage essential oil is an excellent option for oily skin because it has the unique propertie of working with skin cells at the subdermal layer to regulate sebum production naturally
Curcumin, the main active in turmeric, is a powerful anti-inflammatory. "Ayurvedic practitioners have used it [turmeric] in skincare for evening out the complexion,
According to Holecek, rosemary essential oil enhances circulation. "It is also a disinfectant, so it will help prevent bacterial growth that can lead to scar-creating blemishes.