We’ve sung the praises of essential oils before, but love them as we do, we understand there’s a bit of a learning curve when it comes to incorporating them into your everyday routine. That in mind, we sought out versions of our favorite beauty products with aromatheraputic benefits built right in. Here, five of our favorites.
1. Eve Lom Cleansing Balm
A blend of oils including eucalyptus and clove make this balm ideal for decongesting tired skin. The resulting aroma can do the same for your system—both oils have been proven to reduce inflammation and calm irritation.
Eve Lom | $80
2. Aromatherapy Associates Rich Repair Nourishing Cream
The ingredient list for this nourishing cream reads like a greatest hits collection of essential oils. Rose oil is widely considered to be an aphrodisiac; pure patchouli has been known to reduce anxiety.
Aromatherapy Associates | $113
3. Pai Chamomile & Rosehip Calming Day Cream
Chamomile oil is beloved for relaxation. Here, it’s paired with calming rosehip for a seriously ahh-inducing blend.
4. May Lindstrom The Blue Cocoon
The star ingredient in this cerulean balm? Blue tansy oil, known for its ability to calm both the mind and physical irritations on the skin.