In the world of essential beauty oils, a popular pick is lavender oil. What makes this flowering plant sought after is its incredible healing properties; particularly its ability to bring about a calming effect when used in the form of application oil. Since the ancient times, lavender has been used in various beauty and health remedies to detoxify the body and promote mental well-being. An aromatherapy session at a spa almost always uses lavender as a key ingredient. Besides, lavender is also known for its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties.
If you have been looking for natural ways to take care of your beauty needs, then you should include lavender in your beauty regime. From taking care of your skin to keeping your hair radiant, lavender oil can help you in many amazing ways. Here's how:
1. As a relaxing body bath
After a stressful day at work, there's nothing like pampering yourself with a relaxing body bath. If you don't have a bath tub at home to sink into, don't let it dampen your spirits. You can make the most of a bucket by adding 6-8 drops of lavender oil in warm water and using it to bathe. It will instantly make you forget all about your worries by relaxing your muscles.
Nature's Absolutes Pure Lavender Essential Oil
Extracted from the flowers of lavender, this essential oil relaxes the mind and body. It is available for Rs 299. Shop here.
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2. As an aromatic body wash
Use lavender to make your bathing session a rejuvenating experience. Stock up on lavender infused bath gels and soaps. Moreover, lavender is known to contain powerful antioxidants that will fight against skin ageing.
Happily Unmarried Lavender and Vetiver Body Wash
With the calming effect of lavender and the aromatic fragrance of vetiver, this body wash will nourish and moisturise the skin, leaving it soft and healthy. It is available for Rs 245. Shop here.
Soulflower Handmade Lavender Soap
This is a mild soap with rich lather and a wonderful scent, which is great for toning and revitalising the skin. It is available for Rs 245. Shop here.
3. As a skin toner
Lavender has excellent skin cleansing properties because of its antimicrobial effect. It therefore helps fight against skin breakouts like acne and pimples and also balances the pH level of the skin to give your firmer skin.
AromaMusk Premium French Lavender Water Toner
This therapeutic toner firms face while it fights toxins, free-radicals and skin breakouts to give you a smooth and glowing complexion. It is available for Rs 249. Shop here.
4. As a refreshing face wash
Lavender contains natural antioxidants that help to relieve acne and reduce pores to give you young looking skin. Lavender face wash will instantly make you feel refreshed and help in bringing life to dull looking skin.
Aroma Magic Lavender Face Wash
Shield your skin from toxins with the blend of lavender and rose essential oils. This face wash is available for Rs 180. Shop here.
5. As an anti dandruff hair wash
Lavender also works wonders in cleaning the scalp from dirt, oil and pollutants. It is touted to boost blood circulation, promote hair growth and fight against hair problems like dandruff and itchiness.
Vaadi Herbals Lavender Shampoo with Rosemary Extract
Lavender is known to improve hair texture and growth, and nourish damaged hair while rosemary extract naturally conditions the hair. It is available for Rs 249. Shop here.
So go on and use lavender to keep calm and stay beautiful.