Best Essential Oils for Rosacea: 9 Blends to Help Soothe Your Skin (Including Acne-Rosacea)

Therapeutic Essential Oils for RosaceaWhile Rosacea isn’t a life-threatening condition, it can threaten every aspect of your life from social rendezvous to professional interactions and even your emotional state and self-awareness.

If you’re open to treading the natural route of using essential oils, you might just find some relief with these recipes to change your skin and your life!

While the root causes of Rosacea aren’t known, and so a cure isn’t yet available, you can do something now to minimize the symptoms and reduce the flareups.

If you’re already minimizing stress in your life, have overhauled your diet, and you’ve tried the medicated route, essential oils may be able to fill the void!

5 Top Essential Oils for Rosacea

Rosehip Essential Oil

A sprig of rosehip berries and leaves.This essential oil is one of the top anti-aging oils used in various cosmetic products around the world! But, when it comes to Rosacea and skin redness, it can help to keep the skin cool and provide pain relief to very sensitive skin.

Combine this anti-aging oil with other healing and cooling essential oils to hose down the flaming sensations and keep water loss in the skin to a minimum.

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 Tbsp Rose Hip
  • 1 Tbsp Lavender Hydrosol
  • 1 Tbsp German Chamomile Hydrosol
  • 2 drops of German Chamomile
  • 1 drop of Vetiver
  • 3 drops of Lavender
  • 3/4 cup Aloe Vera Gel

How to Use:

Add the aloe vera, rose hip, and hydrosols to a bowl. Add in the essential oils and blend with a stainless steel whisk. Pour into a lotion spout bottle for easiest application. Store in refrigerate.

Use 2-3 times daily or as needed when Rosacea symptoms are exacerbated.

Lavender Essential Oil

lavenderLavender is a renown and versatile essential oil for its many healing properties. Combine this vital oil with other super-skin oils to make your own DIY facial cleanser that will wash away bacteria that can exacerbate Rosacea symptoms.

You’ll also benefit from the mild astringent properties of the ingredients. This lavender-based facial cleanse is antiseptic, soothing to sensitive skin, balancing, and it has anti-inflammatory qualities to help heal the physical manifestations of Rosacea redness. Get ready to wash up!

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup any type of cleansing base
  • 2 Tbsp Lavender Water
  • 2 Tbsp Rose Water
  • 3 drops of Lavender
  • 2 drops of Myrtle
  • 2 drops of Roman Chamomile
  • 1 drop of Clary Sage
  • 1 drop of Vetiver

How to Use:

Combine all ingredients together and use as a replacement to your current facial wash. Use every morning or during flareups to reduce symptoms and redness.