For some, "natural" means "ineffective". For others, "natural" resonates and feels like the obvious, best solution because tapping nature for its raw materials can reveal unexpected effects ... Pure essential oils obtained by distillation are highly effective, when they are extracted properly and are botanically and biochemically defined.
An essential oil is composed of dozens of chemical molecules recognized for various properties. Essential oils are serious competitors to the active ingredients of conventional cosmetics. In addition to being active and effective, they do not have a disastrous impact on the environment.
These active oils can be dangerous if they are used pure and it is better to seek advice from an aromatherapist.