For all the DIY -ers, and those just curious about a recipe for rejuvenating face mask that helps to smooth wrinkles, fine lines, chapped, oily or unbalanced skin; Frankincense is the one essential oil to have in your arsenal. Plus, if you like essential oil recipes, or all natural recipes, try these beauties.
People have used frankincense for centuries, for all types of physical, mental, and spiritual purposes, one of those things frankincense is known for is that it balances mature skin, and is a well known wrinkle reducer.
Dr. Sabina DeVita ( an international speaker, author, a holistic energy practitioner, registered nutritionist, environmentalist, energy psychologist) writes “…Frankincense …known for centuries for its beautifying properties. The restorative, regenerating and rejuvenating actions are especially useful for dry, mature/sensitive skin…smooths lines and wrinkles…soothes and softens raw, chapped skin.. Balances oily skin,,, accelerates the healing of blemishes, inflammations, sores, scars, skin ulcers and wounds…”. Frankincense has the ability to tighten and uplift skin which helps prevents wrinkles.
Rejuvenating Facial Mask Dry / Mature Skin
- 4 teaspoons honey or agave
- 1 drop Frankincense essential oil
- 1 drop Sandalwood essential oil
- 1 drop Rose essential oil
- 1 drop Lavender
- 1 drop neroli
- 1 drop patchouli
- 10 dps. rosehip seed oil
Mix well in the palm of your hand, or a non-plastic bowl, and apply to clean skin. Relax for 15 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with warm, then cold water. Makes enough for 2-3 applications.
Dry Skin Toner / Balancer Mask
- 4 tsp. honey or agave
- 1 drop Frankincense
- 1 drop Rosewood
- 1 drop Vetiver
Mix together with 4 oz distilled water and 4 oz. witch hazel, apply with cotton swab or natural cloth.