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    Essential Oils for Skin

    This is not a complete this, but it's a good start. You can look up the specific characteristics of each oil for more details.

    Rainbow Meadow Blend Recipe Calculator has an interesting blending chart that can be useful.

    Normal Skin
    Cedarwood
    Elemi
    Frankincense
    Geranium
    Jasmine
    Lavender
    Neroli
    Palmarosa
    Patchouli
    Rose
    Rosewood
    Sandalwood
    Tangerine
    Vetiver

    Dry Skin
    Benzoin
    Cedarwood
    Carrot Seed
    Chamomile
    Citronella
    Elemi
    Geranium
    Jasmine
    Lavender
    Litsea Cubeba
    Manuka
    Myrtle
    Neroli
    Orange
    Patchouli
    Palmarosa
    Petitgrain
    Rose
    Rosewood
    Sandalwood
    Yarrow
    Ylang Ylang

    Oily/Acne Skin
    Basil
    Bergamot
    Cajuput
    Chamomile
    Clary Sage
    Clove Bud
    Cypress
    Elemi
    Eucalyptus
    Fennel
    Frankincense
    Geranium
    Grapefruit
    Helichrysum
    Juniper Berry
    Lavender
    Lemon
    Lemongrass
    Lime
    Linden Blossom
    Orange
    Mandarin
    Melissa
    Myrtle
    Myrrh
    Niaouli
    Patchouli
    Petitgrain
    Rose
    Rosemary
    Rosewood
    Sandalwood
    Tea Tree
    Vetiver
    Yarrow
    Ylang Ylang

    Mature Skin
    Carrot Seed
    Clary Sage
    Cypress
    Fennel
    Galbanum
    Geranium
    Frankincense
    Lavender
    Linden Blossom
    Neroli
    Rose
    Sandalwood
    Spikenard

    Sensitive Skin
    Chamomile
    Jasmine
    Lavender
    Neroli
    Rose
    Rosewood

    Congested Skin
    Angelica
    Basil
    Clary Sage
    Cypress
    Eucalyptus
    Fennel
    Geranium
    Grapefruit
    Helichrysum
    Hyssop
    Juniper Berry
    Lemon
    Litsea Cubeba
    Linden Blossom
    Myrtle
    Niaouli
    Orange
    Peppermint
    Rosemary
    Rosewood
    Rose
    Sage
    Violet

    Skin Tonics
    Angelica
    Basil
    Chamomile
    Fennel
    Frankincense
    Geranium
    Juniper Berry
    Lavender
    Lemongrass
    Lime
    Orange
    Petitgrain
    Rose
    Rosewood
    Tangerine
    Ylang Ylang

    Softens the Skin
    Cedarwood (blended with Cypress & Frankincense Neroli & Bergamot)
    Grapefruit
    Jasmine (blended with Mandarin & Lavender)
    Neroli
    Peppermint
    Sandalwood

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    cool edensong! its really good to have your expertise here. we dont really have a natural therapies expert so i guess weve found one now!

    mucho appreciato!
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    Thanks, but I'm always learning myself. The more I learn, the more I realize how little I know!

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    I use avocado oil as a moisturizer and I just ordered rose hip seed oil.

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    I like Rice Bran Oil and Camellia Oil for my normal but dehydrated skin.



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    Thanks, edensong! This is a terrific list. And here I thought I was doing great with jojoba and/or emu... LOL!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparklie View Post
    Thanks, edensong! This is a terrific list. And here I thought I was doing great with jojoba and/or emu... LOL!
    Remember, this is an essential oil list, not a carrier oil list. Avocado, rosehip seed, rice bran, camellia, and jojoba are all carrier oils.

    I'll get the carrier list posted shortly.

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    Thanx! You are the best!

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    Thank you, thank you, and thank you for this list. That is AWESOME info you have just provided!!!!!!!! will help me out when I am on a mission for great oils.
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    You're all very welcome. I just hope everyone realizes the difference between the 2 lists I've posted.

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