Relaxation is something that sounds much easier to do than it really can be. With full body massages and spa treatments costing hundreds of dollars, finding ways to destress at home can be a lot easier on your budget. For you and your partner to invest in some massage oils can help provide that financial relief, as well as providing some quality bonding time between you both. This list of the top 10 massage oils in 2015 will help you decide what you need to relax, and what will be the best options for you.
10. La Lune Naturals 100% Fractionated Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is one of the best things you can put on or in your body. Since eating massage oil is out of the question, this oil can also be used to moisturize your skin and hair, as a make-up remover, and it helps grow strong, healthy hair. Because it is fractionated, it has a longer shelf life and an increased antibacterial property. La Lune also promises no chemicals or additives.
9. Majestic Pure Rosemary Essential Oils
Rosemary oil will help soothe your sore muscles. It can also help you unwind, destress and calm your mind. Even though it is safe to apply directly to your skin, it is recommended you combine it, to dilute it, with another oil such as coconut oil. This rosemary oil is also fractionated and steam distilled.
8. Majestic Pure Lavender Essential Oils
Lavender is one of the most popular scents. It is widely used for its relaxation and calming abilities. Many people use lavender at night to help soothe them to sleep. This oil comes in a dark bottle to keep the sunlight out. This is Bulgarian lavender, ensuring it is top quality. Lavender oil needs to be diluted in another oil, and pairs well with peppermint, ginger and rose oil.
7. goPURE Fractionated Coconut Oil
This coconut oil is specifically designed to be a carrier oil; it mixes well with other essential oils to aid their application and combine benefits. Because of its long shelf life, it will also add to the life span of most other oils. Coconut oil on its own is amazing for your skin with its moisturizing properties.
6. La Lune Naturals Undiluted Lemon Essential Oils
Lemon is a natural disinfectant and sanitizer. As an essential oil it can be used in lip balm, soap, shampoo, and mouthwash to clean acne, sore throats and ease the effects of colds and congestion. This therapeutic grade lemon oil is cold pressed and has zero chemicals added.
5. Molivera Organics Sweet Almond Oil
This oil is cold pressed and mixes very well into other carrier oils. Almond oil will help heal already damaged skin and hair, making it great to use as a moisturizer and hair conditioner. You might even notice a change in the fine lines, making your skin appear younger and more vibrant.
4. Majestic Pure Frankincense Essential Oils
Frankincense oil is highly effective as an antiseptic. Even just inhaling the fumes can have significant effects. This oil is known to give a feeling of peace and deep relaxation. While it can be used by itself, mixing it with coconut oil or lavender can deepen the effects. This oil is therapeutic grade, unfiltered and has no chemicals.
3. Majestic Pure Castor Oil
Most everyone has heard that castor oil will induce labor. While that isn’t based on medical facts, castor oil does have many incredible benefits. It is readily and completely absorbed into your skin and can help with many difficult and embarrassing skin issues. It can ease inflammation, sunburns, athlete’s foot, stretch marks, and many other skin disorders. Castor oil is high in vitamin E and omega fatty acids, which help plump your skin and give it a youthful appearance.
2. Eve Hansen Organic Eucalyptus Oil
Eucalyptus oil is well known to help with respiratory issues such as common colds, asthma, and bronchitis. It is also very soothing on burns and cuts. It can help ease exhaustion and clear mental fog that bogs us down. This oil is USDA certified.
1. Pures Acres Farm Sweet Almond Oil’
Almond oil helps to open your pores, which makes it an excellent makeup remover. Massaging this oil into your skin will help reduce wrinkles, strengthen nails and clear up psoriasis and acne. When used as a hair condition twice a week, you will notice better body and stronger strands.
Massage oils can help you relax and help keep you healthy. With a wide range of benefits from clear skin, sound sleeping, and fighting off colds you will be sure to find the perfect oils to suit your needs. When you use a carrier oil, such as coconut oil, you can mix various oils to make your blend of scents and benefits.