1. Promotes Blood Circulation to Skin
Peppermint essential oil is very stimulating. When applied on the skin (diluted) it promotes blood circulation which leads to healthy skin! Proper blood circulation also prevents spider veins, varicose veins, cellulite and other skin problems.
2. Controls Oily Skin
If you rub a drop of peppermint essential oil between your thumb and index finger, you’ll notice how tight and ‘dry’ your skin becomes. That’s because of peppermint’s astringent properties. It removes excess oils form skin which helps control oily skin.
3. Facial Toner
Peppermint has skin toning properties! You can make a simple but effective and refreshing facial toner with it!
4. Reduces Skin Inflammation
The strong anti-inflammatory properties of peppermint oil help reduce skin inflammation! So if you’ve got acne inflammation, rosacea, eczema or psoriasis, use peppermint essential oil by diluting 1 drop of essential oil in 1 tsp of a soothing ingredient such as raw honey, aloe vera gel or shea butter.
5. Soothes Sunburn
The best essential oil for sunburn? Peppermint oil! It has anti-inflammatory properties, cooling effects and skin soothing benefits!
6. Makes Hair Shiny
Among the essential oils that make hair shiny and glossy is peppermint essential oil! It removes excess oils from hair then softens hair strands, making them silky and shiny! You can add 7 drops of peppermint essential oil to 8 oz of shampoo.