5 benefits of lavender oil in skincare

Lavender oil is renowned worldwide for its calming properties which help to relax the mind and soothe the body. Discovered over 2,500 years ago, lavender oil is used by aromatherapists to help treat insomnia and anxiety and to promote wellbeing and a healthy lifestyle. Read on to learn how you can use lavender oil in your skincare routine, and what the benefits are.

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Sleep well with lavender

Lavender helps to promote a restful night's sleep. Use to calm the mind and improve your mood before bedtime. Research has shown that after inhaling the vapours from lavender oil, the heart rate and blood pressure slows down and the muscles relax.

If you want to de-stress and calm your mind before bedtime, try one of our 'Relax' shower steamers. Infused with lavender and other calming essential oils, our shower steamers are designed to help you to wind down after a hectic day.

Get healthy-looking hair

Lavender oil helps to stimulate hair growth and thicken the hair follicles. Thanks to its antimicrobial properties, lavender oil can help to prevent an itchy scalp and the appearance of dandruff. Interestingly, a study carried out in 2011 found that lavender oil may help to prevent lice!

Hair Oil by Devaiya® Oils is infused with Bulgarian lavender oil to encourage the growth of healthy hair and treat a dry, flaky scalp. Made with a blend of hemp seed oil, coconut oil, and castor oil, this hair oil naturally conditions dry, damaged hair and adds shine and lustre.

Reduce the appearance of acne

Lavender oil may help to reduce the redness and scarring caused by acne. Its natural antibacterial properties help to kill acne-causing bacteria and speed up the healing process after a breakout. It may also help in preventing further infection.

Our Lavender Soothie soap bar is made with lavender essential oil and a blend of moisturising luxury oils to gently cleanse and nourish the skin.

Soothe inflammed skin

Lavender oil is rich in anti-inflammatory properties that will help to soothe and calm irritated skin. Used around the world to help calm down the effects of eczema and psoriasis, lavender oil can also help to even out skin tone and restore a healthy complexion.

Nourish Cream by Devaiya® Oils is made with lavender oil and has proven to be extremely popular and effective in helping to soothe the effects of eczema and dry skin conditions. Just take a look at previous customer reviews to see how Nourish has helped them:

"I've had issues with hand eczema for a couple of years now and have struggled to find a hand cream that could resolve this issue. However, since using this cream I have had no issues."

"More recently I have been using Nourish Cream and it has definitely improved the condition of my dry skin. I do use this as an all-over moisturiser as needed and I will definitely be purchasing again."

Fight the signs of ageing

A potent source of antioxidants, lavender oil helps to protect the skin from damage by free radicals, including sun exposure and pollution. It's also highly effective at balancing the skin's natural barrier while detoxifying and rejuvenating the skin for a glowing complexion.

Radiance Face Oil by Devaiya® Oils is made using lavender oil, amongst other skin-loving oils. Formulated to promote flawless and radiant skin, this facial oil helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and to even out skin tone.

Now that you know more about the incredible benefits of using lavender oil in your beauty routine, fill your mind, body and soul with the intoxicating aroma of lavender and reap the benefits!

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