Oil of lavender oil is basically an essential oil that comes from the lavender plant. It is good not just for the skin but for the hair and our senses as well. It is a major contributor when it comes to aromatherapy as well. There are several advantages of this flower and without wasting time, let’s get onto the list.

Acne

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Lavender has the ability to kill bacteria and heal or prevent acne breakouts. What it does is, it opens up the pores which were clogged and that helps in reducing inflammation. 

How to use?

Dilute the oil in coconut oil and another carrier oil and then apply once you have washed your face. Another way of using it is as a facial toner. Just mix two drops of the oil with a teaspoon of witch hazel. B Soak some cotton pad or a ball in it and rub it on your face. 

Dry Skin

If you have dry skin which often gets itchy and scaly the remember that Lavender oil can reduce inflammation and has antifungal properties. 

How to use?

Just mix two drops of it with two drops of tea tree oil, and mix it with two teaspoons of coconut oil. It can be used daily.

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Skin Lightening

 
 
 
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Lavender oil can help in skin lightening as it can reduce inflammation. It helps in getting rid of discolouration and even dark spots. If hyperpigmentation is an issue for you then you can try this oil. 

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Wrinkles

Free radicals are half responsible for the wrinkles and fine lines on our faces. Luckily, this oil is a bundle of antioxidants which protect us from free radicals. 

How to use it?

Take a few drops of it and mix it with some moisturiser and coconut oil and use or once or twice a day.

Anti-inflammatory 

Lavender oil helps in getting rid of painful inflammation. The oil is pain-relieving and numbs so it is rather soothing. To treat the inflammation mix together three drops of lavender oil and two teaspoons of coconut oil. Apply this thrice a day.

Hair Growth

Lavender essential oil is said to help with baldness but remember to apply it only when mixed with a carrier oil.

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