For thousands of years in many cultures people have used pure plant oils to keep their skin hydrated, supple, and glowing. The right blend of both carrier oils and essential oils can bring our skin back to life instantaneously. Using a well balanced body oil as a part of your daily ritual can keep your skin looking and feeling young for life.
You can use Pangea’s body oil for self massage too. Self massage creates better circulation, firms limbs, stimulates internal organs and relaxes the body and nervous system. I generally start with the crown of my head and work my way down to my feet. Many people apply body oil to their skin after they get out of the shower or bath. A less common ritual is using an oil before you shower or bathe. The hot water will open you pores and draw the oil in deeper, leaving your skin silky-smooth throughout the day.
Our body oils use a perfect blend of organic Jojoba Oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and Coconut Oil. Despite its name, Jojoba Oil is actually a lightweight liquid wax that is derived from the seeds of the Jojoba plant. It is used extensively in the cosmetic industry because of its positive effects on our skin. Jojoba Oil can actually dissolve excess sebum (oil) that may be building up in your pores and thus is a great oil for face and body acne. Olive Oil is a Vitamin E super hero and Vitamin E is a free radical scavenger – a must have in any anti-aging beauty ritual.
Coconut Oil is one of the world’s most widely used oils and has been used to anoint the skin for thousands of years. Rich in saturated fats, these saturated fats are medium chain fatty acids or triglycerides. These ideal fats help keep the skin soft and improves the skin’s ability to retain moisture.
Our Egyptian Geranium oil is steam distilled from the stems and leaves of the plant. Geranium oils is best known for its powerful astringent properties which means it tones and tightens the skin. Geranium oil is also excellent at treating acne and eczema and is a powerful anti-inflamatory, receives stress and can quell insomnia.
Try adding a morning and evening self massage to your daily ritual. You deserve it!