19 Common Essential Oils for Beauty Skin

After trading Korean skincare for four years, Skin18 discovered the benefits of essential oils. Natural essential oils have the innate ability to support the youth elements inside the body. It can help radiant and beautiful skin appearance, reduce spots, and smooth the appearance of fine lines/wrinkles. In short, essential oils are the source of the daily beauty routine. 

Brief History of Essential oils

Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years in daily beauty care worldwide, and it's time to learn their powerful effects to start the most organic skincare routine. Unlike commercial skincare products that rely on harsh and synthetic ingredients, essential oils use natural properties to brighten, smooth, pamper, and moisturize the skin. Here are some of Skin18 favorite essential oils that can make the skin more beautiful than ever. Other than those, there are still many other essential oils that also have powerful effects!

Learn how to use EO before Application!

One last and most important notes, DO NOT apply highly concentrated essential oils onto the skin's surface without dilution. Gain the knowledge by dilution proportion, and then use the diluting percentage that will fit your skin. Knowing how to use essential oils is not a one-day task. It is very important to gain knowledge through experience and reading instruction carefully. Learn more about Aromatherapy by reading this post: https://skin18.com/blogs/aromatherapy-recipes/introduction-to-aromatherapy-aroma-guide

#01 - Lavender Essential Oil Single

Lavender is known for its relaxing aroma that calms the body and mind. These soothing properties can also benefit the skin! Add lavender essential oil to your favorite skin moisturizer to soothe and nourish all skin types to reduce the appearance of spots and enhance a youthful complexion. Remember to read the dilution guide and aromatherapy guide here. Lavender can also clean and soothe minor skin irritation,anti-aging skin, after a day in the sun applied to the skin, will indeed produce a miracle. Simply dilute with a carrier oil (vegetable oil) and apply to the desired area.

#02 - Frankincense Essential Oil Single

Frankincense is a beauty product because it works wonders for all skin types! Frankincense can help improve skin tone and firm skin appearance, promote healthy appearance, and reduce uneven skin tone's appearance. Gently massage any skin that needs reinforcement with your favorite lotion or carrier oil (vegetable oil) to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and spots. Frankincense is also a key ingredient in many Young Living skin care products due to its powerful properties.

#03 - Copaiba

Use Copaiba to enhance the skin's natural luster! Adding a few drops of Copaiba in daily skincare cream/lotions can further increase the shininess of the skin, at the same time, increase moisturizing level, for comfort and radiant skin. Try mixing a few drops of Blue Tansy and Copaiba in your favorite beauty product for bright young shiny looking skin!

#04 - Tea Tree

The days of sacrificing softness to clean the skin are over! Using tea tree essential oil and its related products can achieve cleansing and moisturizing dual effect support! The purifying properties of this essential oil make it the first choice for Young Living, especially for those with oily or blemished skin. Try dropping 1 drop on a cotton swab and use it as a spot treatment to help reduce the appearance of annoying spots! Add tea tree essential oil to a homemade soap recipe to benefit from the essential oil's cleansing properties.

#05 - Geranium

Geranium essential oil is a popular choice to help smooth and tone up the skin. This essential oil is suitable for all skin types and is especially helpful for mature and dry skin. This sweet aroma essential oil was used by the Egyptians to promote beautiful, radiant skin and is now widely used in high-end perfumes and skincare products. Add a few drops of this potent essential oil to your current skincare routine. You will find it difficult to spot those uneven skin areas. Still, it is easier to see healthier, radiant skin rendering!

19 Common Essential Oils for Beauty Skin

#06 - Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood

Add Royal Hawaiian sandalwood to your daily skincare to brighten and enhance healthy skin. This essential oil helps to even and accentuate the complexion while adding luxury to your face. Royal Hawaiian sandalwood from the Kona sandalwood afforestation project on the Big Island of Hawaii. To maintain the sustainability of this precious plant, only withered or falling branches are distilled.

#07 - Blue Tansy

Blue Tansy is native to Morocco and has traditionally been used in*luxury high-end * skincare products. Blue tansy has a sophisticated floral scent that will give you an exotic adventure atmosphere. Blue tansy helps reduce the appearance of spots while cleansing, soothing, and beautifying the skin. Make sure to dilute it! Its rich blue color is beautiful in the bottle, but it may leave traces if applied neatly.

#08 - Helichrysum

Helichrysum flower is sometimes called helichrysum or permanent Flower, probably because its essential oils can help with smoothing fine lines and uneven skin tone. Adding this rich floral essential oil to your daily routine promotes the appearance of young, healthy skin, reduces the appearance of wrinkles, and rejuvenates dull and dry skin.

#09 - Rose

Rose essential oil is one of the most cherished and loved essential oils for skincare. It is distilled from rose petals and requires more than 5,000 pounds of rose petals to make a pint of rose essential oil! Rose is one of the best essential oils of any kind associated with the skin. It helps moisturize and revitalize the skin. Add a few drops to your beauty products to support the appearance of healthy, youthful skin.

#10 - Patchouli

Use to let your friends take the initiative to ask what your maintenance secret is an essential skin care oil! Patchouli essential oil may help improve the appearance of dry and dull skin, therefore, use on the face every night (diluted after applying about 2-3 drops) to maintain healthy, youthful skin shine. Patchouli has a strong and complex aroma, often used in perfumes and soaps. Add a few drops to your favorite skincare products to improve the appearance of dull skin.

#11 - 25th Anniversary Blend
#11 - 25th Anniversary Blend
#11 - 25th Anniversary Blend

To celebrate Young Living's growth, innovation, and positive impact on health seekers worldwide over the past 25 years, Young Living launched 25 Years Young compound essential oil at the 2019 International annual conference.

25 Years Young compound essential oil formula contains essential oils by Young Living founder D. Gary Young is carefully selected for skin health. Want to glow bright light sense muscle? This delicate compound essential oil formula helps keep your skin healthy and rejuvenated. You can be in the best shape for the future. Is the best choice for you to stay radiant at all times!

Features and benefits:

  1. Moisturizes and soothes dry and cracked skin
  2. Hydrate, lock water, so that the skin retains moisture
  3. Conditioning skin lines, so that the skin back supple and peaceful lines
  4. Let the room drift rich and elegant floral
  5. Spread the quiet aroma, let your body and mind balance and focus
  6. Let the space full of fragrance, stimulate motivation and youthful vitality

Main ingredients: sacred sandalwood, myrrh, lavender, frankincense, helichrysum, ylang ylang, cedarwood, rose

#12 - German Chamomile

German chamomile belongs to the same family as sunflowers and daisies; it blooms between spring and autumn. The oil has a blue hue that distinguishes it from most other oils. Although its flowers are smaller than those of Rome, German chamomile contains mighty power! It has anti-inflammatory, sedative, and soothing effects,so it is suitable for dealing with various types of skin problems, such as dryness, itching, inflammation soothe, and so on.

#13 - Roman Chamomile

Roman chamomile essential oil is like an elder under the skincare series among all oils. The ancient Egyptians and Romans used this ointment and plaster. It offers a sweet apple pie aroma that you will love. For skin, it can be used to deal with acne, eczema, rashes, trauma, dermatitis, dryness and itching, other skin problems, and general sensitive situations.It can be used for infants and young children to dilute a shallow degree of dose to calm anger and reduce teething discomfort. It also has long been revered as" the most gentle skin strength," even infants and young skin can be used.


Jasmine, has always been known for its elegant floral fragrance. It has the advantages of soothing the nerves for quietness, appeases anxiety, and the ability to support good sleep quality of the best companion. It can soothe tired skin, plus it can also promote collagen repair effect. It is powerful, particularly as a skin firming essential oils, and has a certain degree of whitening and blemish which help effect in terms of skin firming is quite significant.

19 Common Essential Oils for Beauty Skin

Neroli Essential Oils

It has a sweet floral scent that helps soothe emotions and calm nerves.The greatest effect of neroli essential oil is skin conditioning, which includes but not limited to enhancing cell vitality, cell regeneration, strengthen skin elasticity, whitening, moisturizing, blemish, nourish, fade out lines, and restore delicate skin. It is especially suitable for dry, sensitive, and other skin problems, especially varicose veins, scars and stretch marks, and so on.

Cedarwood Essential Oils

Warm and Woody and resin aromas create a relaxed, calm, and comfortable atmosphere. Spread the fragrance in the space can help you enjoy the night in a relaxed mood. North African Cedar has cleansing and moisturizing properties. It can be added to skincare products to enhance and maintenance effectiveness. North African Cedar essential oil can be applied topically to the skin so that it exudes a healthy, young radiance

Carrot Seed

Carrot seed essential oil helps improve skin tone and makes the skin firmer and more elastic. After use, the skin becomes young and energetic, and it can aim at age spots, which is the savior of premature skin. It may also prevent the formation of aging lines because carrot seed essential oil helps promote epidermal cell regeneration (strengthen the skin's immune system).

#18 - YlangYlang

It has a light and charming aroma that helps balance the skin's oil secretion (regulate overly dry and greasy skin). Perfect balance and energizing effect on the skin.

#19 - Myrrh

The texture of this oil is thick, with the aroma of the Earth. Myrrh is perfect for conditioning the skin , and it can soothe the skin so that the skin looks youthful and smooth. It is also a good assistant for repairing skin issues such as fine lines, pimples, acne, convergence, and reduced age lines. The usage of myrrh has a long history in skincare, ancient Greek soldiers will carry myrrh on the battlefield to deal with wound problems. The Old Testament also records women using myrrh to cleanse their bodies, help protect wounds from bacteria, and promote wound conditioning and repair. Before Jesus was crucified, Roman soldiers also tried to hand him myrrh mixed with wine to stop the bleeding and relieve the pain.

[ How to use those oils? ]

You can use these essential oils for beautiful skin in several ways, first select 4 to 6 essential oils and dilute them with the following percentages

  • 0.5-2% added skincare products
  • 3% dilution with vegetable oil for body massage 
  • 10-15 drop for bathing
  • Spread incense 10 drops to support emotions

Learn more about Aromatherapy by reading this post: https://skin18.com/blogs/aromatherapy-recipes/introduction-to-aromatherapy-aroma-guide


Woo, there is quiet a lot of information from Skin18 aromatherapists!  If essential oils are not yet part of your daily skincare, then you should start!!!

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