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Gya Labs Bodycare Collection: The Essential Guide

Overview of Bodycare Essential

Give your body some much loving TLC from head to toe! Read on to discover more about our bodycare essentials and how they can nourish your skin.

Gya Labs Bodycare Essentials

Pamper yourself from head to toe with these collections of bodycare essentials. These nourishing massage oils and carrier oils help keep your skin ultra-soft with a dewy glow. They have a fast-absorbing texture to deeply nourish your skin without leaving any greasy residue.

Essential Oil for Massage & Bodycare

Gya Labs Massage Oils

Indulge in a relaxing massage to rub away any tension in the mind and body with these massage oils. They are packed with potent botanical ingredients that are great for maintaining optimum skin health during massages.

Gyalabs Carrier Oils

Gya Labs Carrier Oils

Harvested from the seeds and nuts of plants, carrier oils are rich in fatty acids and vitamins, making them the perfect, natural moisturizers for our skin. These skin-loving oils can also calm irritated skin and repair damaged skin barriers to restore skin health.

Gyalabs Lavender Hand Creams

Gya Labs Hand Creams

Infused with an abundance of soothing florals, hand creams are ultra-soft and deeply hydrating to keep your skin smooth & nourished in all weather conditions. They’re also great for keeping your hands clean with protective, antibacterial silver oxide.

Best Skin-Friendly Products

Quench your skin’s thirst and provide them with ample skin lovin’ with these wonderfully nourishing natural oils.

Best Oils For Dry Skin

Dry, chapped skin can happen to the best of us, especially during the cold winter months. All you need to do to alleviate these skin discomforts is regularly apply these nourishing plant oils to keep your skin happy.

Organic Jojoba Carrier Oil for Dry Skin

Jojoba Oil for Dry Skin

Our Organic Jojoba Carrier Oil is a rejuvenating oil to boost hair health, moisturize skin to dewy perfection, and strengthens nails for an overall blessed look.

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Rosehip Carrier Oil for Dry Skin

Rosehip Oil for Dry Skin

Renew your skin with our Organic Rosehip Carrier Oil. This gentle carrier oil helps to fade scars, stretch marks, wrinkles and signs of aging for a fresh, youthful complexion.

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Natural Oils For Skincare

When it comes to skincare, natural, botanical ingredients are your best bet at getting that desired blemish-free complexion. Their non-comedogenic properties even make them safe and gentle for sensitive skin.

Carrot Seed Oil for Face

Carrot Seed Oil for Face

Our Carrot Seed Oil helps to protect skin from sun damage and nourish it to sun-kissed radiance. It’s also rejuvenating for dry hair and itchy scalps caused by air pollutants.

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Argan Carrier Oil for Skincare

Argan Oil for Skincare

If your skin is prone to inflammations and flare-ups, this carrier oil is just right for you. Known also as “liquid gold”, our Argan Carrier Oil is perfect for sensitive skin and troubled skin.

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Oils For A Relaxing Massage

A full-body massage is just what the doctor ordered! Enjoy a pain-relieving rubdown while these moisturizing, fragrant oils take your mind and body on a relaxing journey.

Destressing Massage Oil

Destressing Massage Oil

Crafted with relaxing Rose, Argan & Lavender oils, this spa-like oil is perfect for soothing away stress and anxiety in your mind, while easing out tenseness in your neck or shoulders.

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Soothing Massage Oil

Soothing Massage Oil

Infused with menthol and spiced natural extracts that improve blood flow, our Soothing Massage Oil is a perfect remedy to soothe body aches, fatigue and muscle tenseness.

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Organic, Natural Oils Versus Essential Oils

Organic oils are derived through the cold-pressing of seeds and nuts. Unlike essential oils, they are not volatile and do not evaporate easily. On the other hand, essential oils are natural essences from plants obtained through the steam-distillation process. Due to their highly potent compounds, they could cause skin irritation when used neat on the skin. To use essential oils safely, dilute them with carrier oils before applying them on your skin.

Essential Oils Vs Fragrance Oils

Essential oils and fragrance oils are often confused for each other. However, that’s far from the truth. In fact, hydrosols, the byproduct of essential oils, and fragrance have nothing in common. Essential oils are extracted from different plant parts from fresh leaves to the roots. These are pure plant oils extracted through the process of steam distillation which does not add impurities into the plant oil. There are other methods of extraction including solvent extraction and CO2 extraction. However, the essential oils obtained through these methods are not considered 100% pure. The term 100% pure is applied to those essential oils whose extraction process does not disturb the molecular integrity of the compounds in the oil and when no external chemicals are left behind in the final product, including preservative or additives. Essential oils cannot be made in a lab because there are many active ingredients that make up essential oils and all the ingredients are not yet identified. And based on the geographical location, climate and other growing conditions the compounds and its composition might change in the oils.

Fragrance oils on the other hand are made in the labs. These oils are non-volatile and last longer or have a better shelf life. There are two types of fragrance oils – synthetic fragrance oils and natural fragrance oils. Synthetic fragrance is artificially created in the labs and is not present in the nature. Natural fragrance is also made in the lab, but is made from aromatic compounds segregated from natural aromas. Synthetic fragrances are cheaper that other fragrant products, but it is best avoided. Natural fragrances are also not considered to be entirely natural and cannot be substituted for essential oils or hydrosols, but can be chosen over synthetic fragrance oils..

Research – Oils For Body Care

Aromatherapy Massage with Essential Oils

Does massage aromatherapy work? What does research say?

A study published in the International Journal of Palliative Nursing in January 2018 evaluated the use of massage and essential oils in wellbeing of cancer patients. Here, patients undergoing cancer treatment were given massages over the course of 8 weeks after which it was concluded that massages with essential oils were universally beneficial. Massages induced relaxation and lowered the mental, emotional and physical symptoms of the therapy. (1)

A study by Dr. Tapanee Hongratanaworakit published in August 2011 investigated the benefits of aromatherapy massages or aroma-therapeutic massages on humans. The study focused on essential oil blends and its affect on the human psyche after transdermal absorption. In this study it was found that a blend of lavender and bergamot oils of lavender and bergamot oils helped participants relax. (2

Carrier Oils For Skin

Are carrier oils simply a base for essential oils or are do they have therapeutic purposes?

We know that carrier oils moisturize the skin, but do they do more for the skin?

A research paper published by Dr. Monika Michalak investigated the use of carrier oils in aromatherapy and whether these oils had any effect on the skin. Some of the carrier oils that were investigated in this research are almond oil, olive oil, grape seed oil and peach oil. The individual benefits of these oils were recorded and published. (3

The peer reviewed open access journal published a study on the influence of carrier oils on essential oils up on topical application. The study published in 2019 concluded that the carrier oils decreased the cytotoxicity and increased the antimicrobial activity of the essential oils when used together. 

Jojoba Oil For Dry Skin

There is something special about jojoba oil. It is not oil, but wax which help prevent water loss and hence sometimes used as moisturizer and hair product. Does jojoba oil really work on dry skin? The Polish Journal of Cosmetology published a research article in 2015 which evaluated the effect of jojoba oil in cosmetic creams for dry skin. (4

Carrot Seed Oil for Face

Carrot seed oil is widely used for its antifungal properties. It is applied on the face and skin to eliminate fungal growth and lower the risk of infections. A study published in June 2014 concluded that the antifungal characteristics of carrot seed oil were due to the presence of carotol. This oil can be applied on oily skin to prevent acne. (5)

The presence of carotol in carrot seed oil has another benefit – it repels mosquitoes. This study was published in the Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association in 2018. (6)

Using best natural oils for skin care has many health benefits because of the many therapeutic properties in these oils including anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Carrier oils including unrefined coconut oil and grapeseed oil have been sometimes used as a moisturizer since ages. Even essential oils including tea tree oils are used for body care. The carrier oils have fatty acids and Vitamins E and K, and the essential oil has several compounds known for its therapeutic benefits. The body oils are generally plant oils that have a similar lipid composition to the body’s skin and are hence easily absorbed into the skin, regardless of skin types. These oils are also good for skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis as they do not have any additives that damage the skin. The omega content in the oil also results in glowing skin. Furthermore these oils form a shield on the skin against the harmful ultraviolet radiation of the sun. The antiinflammatory properties of the oil and its combination blends provide relatively high protection against inflammation, irritation and rashes. It also has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties that protects the skin from oxidative skin damage, nourishes the skin and prevents fine lines and wrinkles.

SUMMARY

Essential oils and carriers oils can be used for skincare and body care because of its nutrients and fatty acids, many therapeutic properties. These oils and their blends are suitable for different skin types.

Benefits Of Using Oil For Body Care

Oils Have Soothing Effect

The skin may be in distress for several reasons. Some of the reasons are changing weather, skin types, insect bites, rashes, infections etc. Applying these oils on the skin has a soothing effect as these oils may have anti-inflammatory properties that can be applied on parts of your body to relieve discomfort. Apply carrier oils directly on the skin and essential oils after dilution

It Helps Skin Glow

Regularly massaging the body with oils including marula oil, sweet almond oil and rosehip seed oil improves the skin texture and give it a nice glow. It also maintains the skin’s elasticity and has minor wound healing properties. Massaging the body regularly will also remove the stubborn dead cells from the skin, that is, it exfoliates the skin.

Oils Do Not Clog Pores

Most essential oils and carrier oils are non comedogenic in nature, which means they do not clog the pores and build up dirt and turn the skin greasy. These oils are absorbed faster.

Oils For Overall Health And Wellness

Oils for body care are good for muscle pain and soreness. It is also good for joint pain due to age and arthritis. Regular use of the proper blend of essential and carrier oils also lowers blood pressure and high pulse rates, which in turn improves the emotional wellbeing of a person.

SUMMARY

Body care oils have several benefits for the body and the skin. These oils also have an effect on the overall wellness including the emotional health.

Points To Remember While Buying Body Care Oils

There are some tips to follow while buying body care products as there are many natural oils available..

  • Pick light oils with good shelf life
  • Some oils may cause allergic reactions. Talk to your dermatologist on ways to avoid side effects.
  • Do a patch test on the skin
  • Check the chemical composition and verify purity
  • Blend essential oils with neutral oils or shea butter (from the nuts of the African shea tree which melts at body temperature)

SUMMARY

Essential oils and Carrier oils, and its blends are used for body care as they have therapeutic properties and nourish the body with vitamin, fatty acids and other compounds. Several studies have also shown the positive traits of using oils for body care. There are several types of oils, so learn to choose the right oil.

Gya Labs Best Selling Bodycare Products

Take good care of your skin with these skin-loving carrier oils or relaxing massage oils!

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