5 Essential Oils With Major Skin Benefits & A Roll-on Recipe

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5 Essential Oils With Major Skin Benefits & A Roll-on Recipe

The benefits of essential oils for skin are undeniable. With more clinical trials being performed on these fragrant natural oils, beauty-seekers have access to accurate information about the best oils to use. Indeed, not all essential oils are good for skin. In fact, many oils may be counterproductive for beauty. It is therefore important to know which oils work best for skin. Furthermore, choose oils that seek to answer your particular concerns like acne, dry skin, wrinkles and so on. This article features 5 awesome essential oils for skin and their merits.

Top 5 Essential Oils For Skin

1. Sweet Orange Oil

This is a citrus essential oil that is loaded with Vitamin C. In skincare, Vitamin C is one of the most beneficial elements. It is an antioxidant, astringent, antiseptic, antibacterial – among other properties. Those who are dealing with acne, blemishes and scars can find vital relief from this oil. If you are on a mission to brighten dull lifeless skin, sweet orange essential oil and all its wonderful properties will no doubt do the trick for optimal skin renewal. Make sure you invest in pure essential oil from a reputable seller to tap into the benefits mentioned. Dilute this oil with coconut carrier oil to apply topically. Avoid using without diluting to prevent skin irritation.

2. Tea Tree Oil

This is one of the best essential oils for skin. It comes with antimicrobial properties to cleanse the skin. If you battle with acne, this is the best addition in your skincare regime. The oil kills acne-causing bacteria to leave skin clear and attractive. It also has anti-inflammatory benefits to condition your skin and tackle irritation and black spots. This wonderful essential oil for skin can be used in a moisturizer. You can also add a suitable carrier oil like jojoba before applying topically. If you need a nourished healthy scalp, tea tree soothes irritation and restores your crown.  

3. Rosemary Oil

Rosemary does incredible things to your skin. The oil actually boosts blood circulation by dilating blood vessels. This results in beautiful attractive skin. This oil is particularly beneficial to the scalp. Many times, the scalp is forgotten despite being a critical section of your skin. For healthy lush hair, this oil delivers. Because of the anti-inflammatory components of rosemary essential oil, you can easily balance oil levels on skin no matter your skin type. Good oil balance keeps away acne and blemishes.

4. Lavender Oil

This essential oil is mainly known for calming the mind and soothing anxiety away. However, lavender is highly versatile and has potent benefits for skin. It works like tea tree oil to soothe skin irritations and kill bacteria. In this regard, lavender can be used to keep your skin smooth and beautiful. In the process, you also tap into the aromatherapy offerings of lavender. Looking good and feeling good is what this essential oil promises.

5. Lemongrass Oil

A 2015 study showed that lemongrass oil is rich in antioxidants. This property ensures that free radicals are kept away from skin. The ultimate result is anti aging benefits. All people want to delay aging by maintaining the best skin possible; and this oil can help achieve this. It also has proven benefits against blemishes and acne. You can choose a suitable carrier oil to apply lemongrass oil on skin. This is one of the best essential oils for skin out there.  

Essential Oil Roll-on Recipe

Aromatherapy roll ons are roller bottles filled with essential oils and carrier oils for safe topical application. To see the results of essential oils on skin, you need an effective roll on. The following DIY recipe sheds more light in this regard.  

Things You Need

  • A good roller bottle
  • A 10 ml glass roller bottle is ideal. The roller ball should be stainless steel.
  • Suitable essential oil or oil blend
  • Choose any of the essential oils mentioned above for excellent skin benefits.
  • Choose a carrier oil

The best options include sweet almond, jojoba and fractionated coconut oil.


Place a minimum of 2 drops and maximum 10 drops in the roller bottle. Fill the rest of the bottle with your chosen carrier oil, and shake well. Do not forget to label your roll on.

How To Use

Use the rollon directly onto the problem areas of the skin. To enjoy aromatherapy, use roll-on on the wrist, behind the neck or chest.


Essential oils for skin do not work overnight. Give it some time and follow a good regimen that involves oil application twice a day. Soon, you will notice clearer glowing skin. Always choose 100% pure essential oils. Quality is everything and at Organic Aromas South Africa, we guarantee top quality aromatherapy products.

Organic Aromas Roll-on Essential Oils allows you to take your aromatherapy on the go. You can now apply your favourite essential oils topically to your skin and/or pulse points safely with a dilution of 5% essential oil and 95% avocado oil, sweet almond oil, jojoba oil, wheatgerm oil.

Let us know whether you have used roll ons before and what the results were, in the comments below!

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26 thoughts on “5 Essential Oils With Major Skin Benefits & A Roll-on Recipe

  1. anna.skinglo says:

    I’ve taken to using tea tree oil lately. Using it with a facial roller for some supple skincare massages

  2. Lamees Abrahams Kannemeyer says:

    Love the smell and benifits of the lavender, it is soothing and calms anxiety

  3. Fauzia says:

    Would love to try essential oils out, heard so much about it but never got down to trying it out. Winning the giveaway will definitely be an exceptional start of my essential oils journey.

  4. Naeemah says:

    Absolutely love tea tree oil! It’s the only thing that has helped with my acne and doesnt cause further breakouts.

  5. Leah Naidoo says:

    This was very informative. Love using essential oils as other products have chemicals that are harmful to your skin

  6. Alexia says:

    I’ve been using Tea Tree oil on my skin for years but will definitely give the Lemon Grass and Sweet Orange a go. Not only will it work wonders for my skin but it will also make me smell amazing! Excited!

  7. Genevieve Hendricks says:

    Absolutely love essential oils.
    My daughter uses tea tree oil for her acne and the results are super impressive! Happy daughter… Happy Mommy 🤞

  8. Jodie says:

    I love using tea tree oil especially for those irritating breakout. Will definitely also give the others a try.

  9. Willie E says:

    Tea tree oil is great for eczema. A good idea would also be to swap your normal soap for Treat-It glycerine soap. Does wonders.

  10. Tyronique Holworthy says:

    I downright adore the smell of lavender and have been trying to use all-natural lavender products for my skin! But they’re so scarce in my area 🙁

  11. Michelle says:

    This sounds amazing! I have used tea tree oil before and I love it so much, the smell is very refreshing and an interesting fact is that it can be used to treat mild bacterial infections because of its anti-bacterial properties!

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