We hear phototoxic and think of an uncomfortable feeling like a bad sunburn.
What you might not know is that it can actually damage and discolor your skin. It is a serious and painful condition that you want to avoid.
So how can you continue to use your favorite oils that may also be #phototoxic?
1. Keep your oils from oxidizing by keeping the cap on tight and keeping them in a cool, dark place
2. Use citrus oils such as Bergamot in a place on your skin that will be covered by clothing
3. Avoid spending extended time in sunlight and UV light after applying oils (no more than a few minutes)
4. Diffuse or inhale these oils instead of using them on your skin.