I was killing time on Pinterest (the favorite site of many a time-waster) when I found this great chart.
It’s small and hard to see here. You can go here for the bigger chart.
It’s arranged by category.
Top Row: Anti-Aging
1) Argan Oil- Also known as Moroccan oil. Rich in Vitamin E and essential fatty acids.
2) Acai Oil- Rich in antioxidants, which help to protect the skin from harmful free radicals and the oxidation of cells.
3) Flaxseed Oil- Also known as linseed oil. Softens skin while providing essential fatty acids.
4) Sea-Buckthorn Oil- Rich in omega-3, 6, 7, and 9 oils.
Second Row: Moisturizing
1) Olive Oil- Rich in Vitamins A and E, which help repair and renew skin.
2) Coconut Oil-has the added benefit of helping to reduce bacteria on the skin.
3) Brazil Nut Oil- A high selenium content offers strong antioxidant properties.
4) Avocado Oil- Rich in vitamins, fatty acids, and antioxidants, especially Vitamin E.
Third Row: Problem-Solving
1) Tea Tree Oil- Antiseptic properties help fight acne.
2) Rosehip Seed Oil- Rich in essential fatty acids and Vitamin A.
3) Grapeseed Oil- Regulates oily skin and brightens with Vitamin C.
4) Peppermint Oil- Reduces redness and through anti-inflammatory properties.
Fourth Row: Calming & Repairing
1) Chamomile Oil- Possessed anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, which calm and fight off infection.
2) Black Current Oil- Rich in fatty acids and has anti-inflammatory properties.
3) Evening Primrose Oil- Long used to treat eczema, especially in folk and alternative medicine.
4) Carrot Seed Oil- Rich in Vitamin A and beta-carotene, and emollients, which help normalize skin cell turnover and soothe the skin.
How many of these oils have you used or currently use?
I use: Argan, Coconut, Brazil Nut, Avocado, Olive, Tea Tree, Rosehip Seed, Grapeseed.