The skin is the first line of defense against infection. Peppermint oil can help alleviate skin problems, acne, pain and local itching and so on. It even helps to eliminate erythema and regulate the complexion.
Peppermint oil contains menthol, which is good for the skin, and has a cooling effect. It is most commonly used in soaps, shampoos and toothpastes. This oil contains a variety of minerals and nutrients such as iron, magnesium, manganese, folic acid, calcium, potassium, copper, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins A and C and so on. These minerals and vitamins can enhance the peppermint oil skin care. Vitamin C and peppermint oil combined with the cool effect can help protect against sun damage. In addition, this oil contains vitamin A can also eliminate facial wrinkles and acne.
If your skin is sensitive,sometimes peppermint oil irritates the skin. Women are not recommended to use it during pregnancy,and do not let children use it because their skin is too sensitive. It is best to use a large area before the local test,if you found that allergies,you should immediately stop using.
(There are some peppermint oil made for children & baby.)
If you want to know more detail.Click: How to use peppermint oil.