ISSUE 02 The Remarkable Rosemary: An Essential Oil Powerhouse

The Remarkable Rosemary: An Essential Oil Powerhouse

When you think of rosemary, you may first think of a fragrant herb to season your favorite dishes. But this woody, herbaceous plant also produces an incredible essential oil that's a must-have for your natural skincare and aromatherapy collections.

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) essential oil has been prized for centuries for its multitude of benefits. With its stimulating, energizing aroma, it's an excellent morning pick-me-up. But rosemary oil really shines as a beauty multi-tasker for hair, skin, and nails.

Skin-Enhancing Benefits of Rosemary Oil

Antibacterial and antimicrobial properties help treat acne and skin infections. Improves circulation and nerve toning for a healthy glow. Promotes healing of burns, cuts, and scars. Stimulates hair follicles to encourage new growth. Balances oil production to minimize oiliness. Antioxidant compounds combat signs of premature aging.

Using Rosemary for the healthiest hair and skin

Rosemary oil makes an excellent addition to DIY haircare formulas like shampoos, conditioners, and scalp treatments to encourage hair growth and strength. For a simple hot oil hair treatment, mix 6-8 drops into a carrier oil like coconut or olive and massage into scalp before showering. You can even add rosemary essential oil directly to your shampoo or conditioner!

For skincare, rosemary is ideal for balancing combination skin types or spot treating blemishes. Its antibacterial properties make it excellent for body products like soaps, washes, and deodorants too.

You can use rosemary oil directly on skin, but be sure to dilute it first with a carrier oil or unscented lotion. It blends beautifully with other oils like geranium, cedarwood, lavender, and clary sage.

DIY Revitalizing Rosemary Face Serum
30 ml jojoba or grapeseed oil
15 drops rosemary essential oil
10 drops frankincense essential oil
5 drops geranium essential oil

Mix all ingredients in a bottle and shake gently to combine.After cleansing face, apply 4-6 drops into palms and gently press into skin.Use daily in the morning for a revitalizing, youth-boosting glow!

With its purifying, clarifying and toning properties, rosemary oil is a must for anyone looking to up their skincare game naturally. Give this underrated powerhouse oil a try!

Cake Face Products with Rosemary Essential oil:
Rosemary Orange Soap
Gardener Soap
Rosemary Mint Deodorant
Rosemary Mint Dirty Hair Dust
Mosquito Quito Spray
Mosquito Quito 1 oz essential oil blend
Rosemary Orange 1 oz essential oil blend
Mint Condition 1 oz essential oil blend
Mint Condition Lotion

So now you know what rosemary essential oil can do for you! I hope you found this helpful. Keep an eye out next week where we will highlight another Cake Face ingredient!

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