Sometimes the summer heat dries the skin, making it so rough that ordinary moisturising creams are not enough: not only are your legs tired, but they feel dry and itchy. In such cases, a massage with essential oils can help to leave your skin feeling like silk. If this is the problem, we rcommend jojoba, rosemary, eucalyptus and pine oils. The massage should be carried out exerting light pressure with the palms, and with small, circular movements along the entire leg.
By the end of the day, your legs are the part of the body most affected by poor circulation. Putting your feet up will help, but so will a pampering massage. To give your legs a sense of well-being, using cypress, parsley, lemon or rose oils, massage from ankle to thigh very lightly, without applying pressure.
When using essential oils, you might also want to explore the benefits of aromatherapy, which is another excellent relaxation technique.