Skincare

4 essential oils you need to try for younger-looking hair and skin

Make like Emma Stone and try argan oil (plus three other oils) for forever-young beauty.

By Woman's World
Looking for easy ways to reverse ageing and look younger without breaking the bank? These natural essential oils for eczema work wonders to rejuvenate skin and hair — for a fraction of the cost of anti-aging creams and lotions — and can even aid other troublesome skin conditions, like psoriasis.
Plump your skin with argan oil
No wonder it’s called “liquid gold”: Postmenopausal women who apply a few drops daily are shown to have suppler skin within 60 days! Argan oil’s polyphenols and omega-3s promote the growth of firming collagen. Try this: Sukin Restoring Argan Oil 25ml, $25.99.
Ease irritation with emu oil
Normal aging can cause inflammatory skin conditions (such as eczema and psoriasis to flare. To the rescue: emu oil! Studies show that applying a drop of the anti-inflammatory oil to affected areas reduces flaking, itching and redness as effectively as an Rx, with no negative side effects. Try this: G&M Australian Bio-Essence Emu Oil 60ml, $5.95.
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Thicken hair with coconut oil
It helps heal injured hair follicles and prevent strands from losing protein, minimizing the breakage that makes hair thin. Coconut oil is also a powerful antimicrobial, anti-viral, and anti-fungal that's mild enough for all skin and hair types. Try this: Palmer’s Coconut Oil formula Body Oil 150ml, $9.99.
Regrow hair with rosemary oil
Folks who used products with this follicle-nourishing oil for six months had the same hair regrowth as those who used 2 per cent minoxidil! (Avoid undiluted rosemary oil, which can irritate your scalp,” says hair restoration specialist Robert Dorin, D.O.) Try this: Oil Garden Aromatherapy Rosemary Essential Oil 12ml, $8.
This story originally appeared on Woman’s World.