We Care: Carrier Oil 101

What is a carrier oil?

  • Natural, Plant derived
  • Filler free. Chemical free.
  • Absorb in skin easily
  • Protect skins lipid barrier, preventing moisture from leaving the skin 

What is the difference of a carrier oil from an essential oil?

  • Thicker in consistency, carrying mroe nutrients and vitamins than an essential oil 
  • Minimal in scent but this is a great characteristic, allowing us to add essential oils to the carrier oil  

Carrier Oils Dash of Sunshine Uses

Oil Skin Type  Properties
Argan  Vitamin E, skin softeneing, anti aging, helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles, skin tightener
Avocado Dry  Omega 3 fatty acids, Vitamin A, D, E, boost collagen production, anti agign, helps prevent stretch mark, helps heal sunburns and age spots, promotes skin elasticity
Evening Primrose

Oily

Acne Prone

Helps reduce clogged pores, promotes skin elasticity, good for eczema, psoriasis, itchy skin 
Grapeseed antioxidants, Vitamin C, helps fight adult acne, restores collagen and calms inflammation
Jojoba Oily Fatty acids, Vitamin E, Helps regulate oil production.
Pomegranate Rejuvenates skin cells, promotes youthful looking skin, inhibits UVB damage, Anti inflammatory  
Rosehip Dry

Fatty acids, Vitamin A, C, E, Anti aging, firms skin, renews skin,  anti aging,Helps reduce scarring. Improves texture of skin 

 Not recommended for acne prone skin 

Sunflower 

Normal

Oily/Dry Skin (Comboinaton skin)

Great for anti aging, provides light sun protection, helps heal acne, reness, and skin irritation
Sweet Almond Dry Vitamin E, Faty acids, proteins, minerals, 
Tamanu Acne Prone Skin High in fatty acids, Antioxidants, anti flammatory properties, calms irritated skin, reduces stretch marks, and scars.