Often, the frigid winter wind leaves you feeling a bit battered, physically and mentally. However, Z Salon & Spa is dedicated to bringing you the information to help you look and feel your best.
Healthy skin and keeping your immunity up is important this time of year. It’s all too easy for our hands to get dry and cracked. And, we all know that this cold, wet climate is terrible for our health, leaving us more susceptible to colds.
Have you ever heard of frankincense essential oil before? Frankincense has been traded for thousands of years for its calming abilities and health benefits. Egyptians, monks, and royals have all used frankincense through the centuries. Recently, you might have heard of frankincense being used in aromatherapy and as a common ingredient in beauty products.
What is Frankincense?
Frankincense comes from a shrub as a resin and is distilled into an oil. It is typically described as having a lemony and sweet, woody aroma.
What Does It Do?
When used topically, it builds a healthy immune system, promotes cellular health, reduces the appearance of scars and smooths irritated skin.
When used aromatically, it calms the mind and brings spiritual peace. Frankincense has been used for centuries in prayer and meditation.
How Do I Use Frankincense?
To use topically, always mix with a base, such as natural unscented lotions or oils.
Use aromatically by adding a few drops to steamed water or a diffuser.
If you want to feel your best and experience the calm of frankincense, schedule an appointment with our experts at Z Salon & Spa.