Key benefits for skin affected by age spots and hyperpigmentation
- Carrot seed essential oil contains very high levels of beta-carotene which lightens discoloured areas of skin. So this can be helpful in fading the appearance of age spots and hyper-pigmentation. Beta carotene is also converted to vitamin A in the body which helps repair and build new skin cells. Because of this skin is stronger and healthier. Being rich in antioxidant carotenoids this oil that can protect the skin from sun damage and slow the ageing process of skin.
- Frankincense essential oil is one of the best oils for uneven skin tone, age spots and sun spots. It contains Beta-caryophyllene which is a natural skin lightener. Because of this it can lighten darker areas of skin and even out skin tone. This oil also has a tightening effect on skin that can reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
- Sandalwood essential oil is one of the best oils for enhancing skin radiance. It contains alpha-santalol which is a natural skin lightening agent. So it can help lighten darker areas of skin or age spots and even out skin tone. It also contains high levels of sesquiterpene which strengthens skin by boosting cell regeneration and repair. Another benefit is its skin protecting antioxidants that have an anti-ageing effect on skin.
- Geranium essential oil improves skin texture and tone by stimulating blood flow under the surface of skin. It is a great oil for ageing skin that tightens skin to give a smoother and firmer appearance.
- Rosehip seed oil is nutrient rich. It has high levels of vitamins and essential fatty acids. The trans retonoic acid in the oil stimulates collagen production, whilst the essential fatty acids in the oil improve skin elasticity. The vitamin C in the oil brightens skin tone to give a natural glow. It’s high levels of vitamin E protect the skin and slow the onset of lines and wrinkles.
- Argan oil is rich in the powerful antioxidants squalane and vitamin E. So this protects skin and slows the signs of ageing. This oil also helps to soften and improve the elasticity of skin and is known to improve the appearance of age spots and hyper-pigmentation.