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Essential Oils for Scars and Stretch Marks

Five Best Oils - How to Use Them

Essential Oils for Scars and Stretch Marks

Some essential oils have properties that are known to help reduce scars and stretch marks. Here are the five best essential oils for scars and stretch marks.

Tea tree oil is known for its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.  It is also helpful with skin healing properties.

Lavender, neroli, rose geranium, and jasmine are helpful for healing scars and stretch marks. These oils all have regenerative and healing properties that slow down the aging of skin, improve elasticity and moisturize to heal damaged skin.

To use the oils, simply dilute with a carrier oil and apply to scars and stretch marks on a daily basis. 

Essential Oils for Scars and Stretch Marks

Many experiences in life, whether it’s a simple pimple or giving birth, can give us scars or stretch marks. Unsightly as they are, stretch marks and scars are a fact of life. However, though getting them may be part of the human experience, keeping them on your body is completely optional. Most people who aim to get rid of scars or similar markings will opt for plastic surgery, expensive laser procedures, or creams that cost hundreds of dollars. Essential oils for scars and stretch marks can help fade them away, even the most stubborn of marks.

For centuries, people have been using essential oils from a wide variety of herbs and plants to fade away scars and markings. The benefits of turning to essential oils for your cosmetic needs are many.  Essential oils are easy to use and are not costly. Lastly, most people would agree that essential oils leave a much better scent than prescription skin medication.

Women and men who want to use essential oils for scars and stretch marks need to look for oils that have been known to have healing qualities, anti-fungal qualities, and anti-bacterial qualities. Here are some of our favorite picks for scar reduction and overall skin wellness.

Lavender Essential Oil For Scars and Stretch Marks

This is an excellent pick for just about every beauty need. An excellent perfume oil, lavender oil not only relaxes and refreshes, but has also been recorded as being a very powerful healing agent. Lavender oil has been successfully used as an astringent and as an antiseptic skin aid. 

Neroli Essential Oil For Scars and Stretch Marks

Though not as well-known as lavender oil, this exotic-smelling essential oil is a great choice for people who have acne marks. Neroli oil is known for fading marks effectively, and for increasing the elasticity of skin. Hydrating skin moisturizer, and also smells amazing!

Rose Geranium Essential Oil For Scars and Stretch Marks

This essential oil is a girly girl’s favorite perfume choice and also has skin healing qualities. Rose geranium oil is known for lightening dark skin marks. An excellent moisturizing aid, it doesn’t take too long to figure out why this popular essential oil has been a secret of beauties around the world for ages.

Jasmine Oil For Scars and Stretch Marks

In the Middle East, jasmine oil is an ingredient found almost everywhere in beauty products. This fresh-smelling flower is known for being able to fade scars and stretch mark with ease, and also is known for restoring elasticity to aging skin. Wonderful when mixed in with bubble bath!

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