Camellia oil also known as Japanese tea oil is one of the best kept beauty secrets of the geishas. The Camellia japonica flower is believed to symbolize feminine beauty, while the oil from the seed acts as a moisturizer. It is a non-greasy oil that has been used in the cultures of Japan and China for centuries in many ways, and is also considered to be the ‘olive oil of Asia’.
Essential oils have been used through the centuries for beauty and therapeutic purposes. They are aromatic liquids that are distilled and extracted from different parts of plants, and usually accompanied by a beautiful fragrance. Beyond the fragrance however, most essential oils can help you relax. Let's take a look at how these oils can also help you gain and maintain healthy and attractive skin: inside and out.