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The most skin soothing essential oils

Last Updated: 03/19/2024

What are skin soothing essential oils?

When we say ‘soothe your skin with essential oils’, we are referring to ingredients and products that are known to be gentle, nourishing, hydrating and supportive of skin health. There are many ways in which we can use plant-based ingredients to soothe our skin; we also want to share which ingredients we are blending our products without, to fully understand how important ingredient quality really is.

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The ingredients skin soothing essential oil products are formulated without 

At Saje, we take natural seriously. We work with different suppliers and manufacturers from all over the world to source the ingredients we believe will best support you in making informed decisions about your health and well-being. You will never find the following in any of our products:

  1. Parabens: synthetic chemicals used in many cosmetic products as preservatives. Even though some parabens are derived from natural sources like fruits and veggies, they are still studied as endocrine disruptors and as such, we don’t use them.
  2. Phthalates: a group of chemicals used to soften plastics. In cosmetic products, they are often used as solvents and fixatives in fragrance. We derive 100% of our aroma from herbs, plants and essential oils.
  3. Polyethylene Glycol (PEG): petroleum-based, used in many cosmetic formulas as a product thickener, often containing known carcinogens like ethylene oxide. We stay away from any type of synthetic thickening, softening or foaming agents.

How skin soothing essential oils can benefit you 

Your skin benefits from ingredients that are known in nature to be hydrating, softening, nurturing and gentle. When choosing herbs and plants that form the base of some of our products, for example, we think about the ways in which they are known to interact with our bodies. This is why we love nourishing carrier oils like jojoba, known to be similar in structure and chemical makeup to our skin’s natural sebum, or coconut oil, chock full of vitamin E and acts like a barrier to protect and keep moisture locked in.

The skin soothing essential oils we recommend 

Some of our very favorite essential oils are known for their benefits in nurturing and maintaining the suppleness of our skin.

Rose - the Queen of all essential oils, rose is thought to be extra relieving to dry skin, as well as supportive of our emotional state and helping to bring balance

Geranium - known in aromatherapy for its ability to balance and soothe troubled skin, this pungent floral is commonly included in skin care preparations

Bergamot - prized for its benefits in reducing feelings of anguish and tension, bergamot is sweet, citrusy and effective at easing skin troubles like oiliness and breakouts 

Skin soothing essential oil based products you’ll love

We also celebrate 100% plant-based body products, formulated with herbs and plant matter, carrier oils and essential oils to restore and replenish our skin’s natural renewal process.

Our body butters are formulated with a luxurious blend of coconut, mango seed and shea butters, known for providing rich, long-lasting moisture. Absorbing easily, these ingredients leave no residue or greasiness on the skin. Some of our favorites are Carrot body butter, an antioxidant-laden formula ideal for post-sun use, blended alongside patchouli and geranium or Sleep Well, formulated to be softening and hydrating while also encouraging deep rest with essential oils of valerian, lavender and jasmine. 

We’re also big fans of our collection of body oils, in large part due to their versatility. Not only are body oils excellent when used more traditionally as massage oils, but you can also use them in place of conventional body lotion or butter or our favorite way: combining them together! Our pick for a body oil we love this month is Mother’s Wellness. Not just for mom’s, this product combines the nutrient-dense, richly hydrating base oils of grapeseed, jojoba and apricot kernel with the soothing and balancing properties of tangerine, frankincense and neroli for a sensory experience you’ll look forward to post-bath or shower each day.

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Choose skin soothing essential oils every day 

Rest assured knowing that each and every product at Saje is thoughtfully blended with your health and well-being in mind. The ingredients we choose, from carrier oils to essential oils, have been selected with care and are formulated as the highest quality natural products on the market today.

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