Unhappy Teenage Skin!

unhappy teenage skin

As a teenager I struggled with unhappy skin, especially during “that time of the month”.

My grandma suggested I try an all natural skin care brand for my unhappy teenage skin. This particular brand back then was considered all natural. That was the first time I heard the saying “you shouldn’t put anything on your skin that you wouldn’t eat”. I was shocked to learn that everything I put on my hair and skin got in to my bloodstream as I had truly never thought about it like that before.

This skincare made a huge difference in my life for years. Then something happened. The company was taken over by a large multinational and being “natural” was no longer important to them. So their products then became “the best of nature mixed with the best of science”. My skin was unhappy with this change and again I went in search for an all natural skincare range that made my skin look and feel amazing. I even made a lot of my own skincare products.

I found and started using the Orange Blossom Face Wash. Not only was my skin happy again but it was the best it looked in years. People even comment on how good my skin looks and I tell them it’s the essential oils in the Orange Blossom products. I’m in love with the Orange Blossom Face Wash and I use it everyday. It’s my secret sauce. 

Who else has teenagers in their house?

Then you need this product. It is the bomb for their face. Formulated with oily and sensitive skin in mind, this non-irritating cleanser is hypoallergenic and leaves behind no pore-clogging residue.

This gentle cleanser removes surface oils before you apply makeup and removes dirt and makeup at the end of the night, without making your skin feel overly dry or tight.

It is one of those YL products that you can dilute and get three bottles from the one. So it’s super economical. I like to make my girls up theirs in a foaming pump bottle so it’s easier to use in the shower.

Unhappy Teenage Skin

If you know someone who experiences the emotional pain of unhappy skin and the insecurity that often comes with it then let me help you to help them…and change their life forever!

Begin with this protocol – Healthy Skin Blend Recipe

Aim for 3-4 drops of carrier oil to 1 drop of essential oil!

Daily Routine

  1. Wash face with Young Living orange blossom facial wash (this is very concentrated water can be added to dilute and make it go even further)
  2. Then use the Hawaiian Sandalwood Hydrosol sprayed on the face or the Young Living ART Toner.
  3. Apply a thin layer of A.R.T light moisturiser
  4. Apply 5 drops of the Healthy Skin Blend oil blend on entire face (avoiding eye area)
  5. At night everything repeats you can skip putting on moisturiser and just use 7 drops of oil on entire face

Essential Oils for Unhappy Teenage Skin

Tea Tree Wellness Essential Oil

Traditionally used in Aromatherapy: 

  • To reduce symptoms of acne blackheads;
  • To help reduce occurrence of symptoms of acne;
  • To relieve minor skin eruptions;
  • To cleanse and improve healing of minor skin wound, cuts and abrasions;
  • To reduce symptoms of insect bites and stings;
  • To help decrease symptoms of mild nail fungal infection;
  • To relieve itchy skin associated with mild eczema;
  • To decrease symptoms of mild psoriasis;
  • To decrease symptoms of skin peeling;
  • To relieve skin burning and itching associated with athlete’s foot; and
  • To relieve symptoms of athlete’s foot.

Sacred Sandalwood Wellness Essential Oil

Traditionally used in Aromatherapy: 

  • As an astringent to tighten skin;
  • To reduce skin dryness;

Cedarwood Wellness Essential Oil

Traditionally used in Aromatherapy: 

  • To relieve mild tissue oedema; and
  • As an antiseptic for minor cuts and abrasions.

Bergamot Wellness Essential Oil

Traditionally used in Aromatherapy: 

  • As an antiseptic for minor cuts and abrasions;
  • To help the healing of mild skin burns and sunburns;
  • To enhance healing of minor skin wounds and scratches;

Melrose™ essential oil blend

Melrose is a blend of essential oils with powerful cleansing properties that supports the appearance of skin and can provide a protective barrier against skin challenges. It gets its name after the combination of Melaleuca and Rosemary, two of the amazing essential oils that are in this blend.

Check out our video on Unhappy Teenage Skin for more tips.

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One more thing to be aware of is the nasty chemicals that might be lurking the products your teenager is using on their skin, hair or body. Check out my blog post on Spring Clean Your Beauty Bag to learn more.

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