3 reasons you should be using an essential oil for aging gracefully

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As another birthday passes by, it may be time to think about changing up your skincare routine. Mature skin has different needs and requirements and adapting the products you choose can have a significant impact on your skin health. Don't get too over-enthusiastic though - you don't need to change everything at once. Start by including a new product or two, and seeing how your skin reacts. 

Essential oils for aging gracefully can be intimidating if your routine is more cleanser + moisturiser, but don't worry - they're easy to use. Here are three reasons you should look into an anti-ageing oil, like ManukaRx East Cape Manuka and Rosehip 04 Skin Oil.

  • Essential oils are versatile for aging gracefully

While the easiest way to use an essential oil for aging gracefully is to apply a few drops directly to your skin and massage in, you can also include them in your regular products. Add a few drops to your face moisturiser and use as usual, or get creative in the kitchen and make a face mask. For an anti-ageing wonder-mask, mix half a ripe avocado with a tablespoon of honey. Apply to face and leave for 15 minutes. The fats from the avocado will help to moisturise skin, while the honey helps to bind it to the surface. A few drops of ManukaRx East Cape Manuka and Rosehip 04 Skin Oil will give this natural mask a unique boost. 

  • Certain essential oils won't clog your pores

Skin oils are a fantastic way to boost your skins natural sebum without clogging pores, but checking the ingredients list is vital. If you have naturally oily skin, get to know the Comedogenic Scale. The scale ranks oils from 0-5 based on the likelihood of clogging pores and causing breakouts. Oils with a ranking of 0-2 won't clog pores or irritate oily skin. Rosehip oil has a ranking of 1, compared to coconut oil which has a ranking of 4.

  • This anti-ageing oil contains all-natural ingredients

ManukaRx East Cape Manuka and Rosehip 04 Skin Oil uses the power of two natural essential oils, Manuka oil and Rosehip oil. East Cape Manuka oil has antibacterial properties which work to keep breakout-causing bacteria at bay while helping your skin to repair and recover. Rosehip oil is an excellent tool in the fight against wrinkles and fine lines. Rosehip oil has fatty acids (omega 3, 6 and 9), vitamin C and vitamin E, which helps to improve skin elasticity and boost collagen production. It also helps to brighten, hydrate and moisturise your skin.

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