Cedar oil has always been popular remedy in skin and hair treatment. But it it the most suitable not only for dry and oily skin but for faded, mature skin with age-related wrinkles as well.
Cedar oil is believed to have many skin care and beauty benefits. It is thought to have a balancing effect on both dry and oily skin and hair. It is thought to regulate the secretion of sebum, which is responsible for the cause of acne when it is secreted in excess.
Cedar oil possesses curative, highly nutritional properties, and that it is rich in vitamins, amino acids, and minerals. In addition to iodine phosphorus, magnesium (and other mineral macro and micronutrients) oil is also characterized by the presence of fat. In fact, the fats are the main material for cell renewal.
Cedar oil is very effective in preventing skin dryness and inflammation. It can make it youthful-looking and taut. Cedar oil is hypoallergenic, therefore suitable for sensitive skin of the face and body, it soothes itching, reduces redness, heals minor wounds and cracks. In addition, it promotes constant renewal of the skin, improves blood circulation and nutrition of cells, causing them to begin quickly updated. It also helps to keep youthful skin, slows down the appearance of wrinkles, increases the overall tone of the skin and makes it brighter.
The antiseptic, anti-seborrheic and mild astringent properties of cedar oil make it a popular choice for treating skin problems.
Why Cedar Oil is so Beneficial?
Cedar oil is well-known for its healing properties. Even fish oil doesn’t contain so much vitamin E as cedar oil does.
- Vitamin E – is known for the prevention of aging, reduces wrinkles and help skin to stay young much longer.
- Vitamins of B category – eliminates dryness and skin irritation.
- Vitamin A – slows down the aging process, and improves the appearance of the skin, making wrinkles less visible.
Cedar oil is a unique solution for natural cosmetics. It can be used in different homemade facial masks and suitable for all skin types.
If used in high concentrations, cedar oil can cause skin irritations!
For rashes, irritated skin or fungal infections rub a few drops of the essential oil mixed with a tablespoon of carrier oil, or base oil (such as sweet almond, jojoba, avocado oil, coconut oil) into the affected area every few hours. Don’t use cedar oil if you have any broken skin and don’t apply it to a rash that is open or oozing.
In sunny weather, small amount of cedar oil applied to exposed areas of the body can work as UV filter, so it protects the skin from direct sunlight avoiding sunburns.
Nutritional and Anti-aging Facial Masks with Cedar Oil
Homemade Mask with Cedar Oil for Dry Skin
You will need: 1 tablespoon of cedar oil and 1 tablespoon of sour cream.
The ingredients should be mixed thoroughly. The resulting mixture should be applied with a cotton ball to your face. Leave it for 15 minutes, then rinse thoroughly with cold water. The effect of the mask will make you wonder! You’ll notice that you face skin is so smooth and gentle like baby’s.
Homemade Mask with Cedar Oil for Oily Skin
You will need: 1 tablespoon of cedar oil and one fresh cucumber.
Blend cucumber till you get a thick paste, then add cedar oil and mix ingredients well. Apply the mixture upon your face and leave it for 10 minutes. The wash it off with warm water. So you will feel you skin looks so fresh and tightened!