Massage oils and lotions are an essential part of a good massage. These massage oils and lotions can be used in various types of massage such as deep tissue, tantric massage, and sensual touch massage just to name a few. Massage oils helps heighten the sense of touch and even the sense of smell if the oil is scented with a sensual blend. Sing massage oils and lotions not only are great for the one being massaged but will also help moisturize and sooth dry hands of the one giving the massage.
Natural ingredients. The best massage oils and lotions are made with natural ingredients that will penetrate and nourish the skin. Ingredients such as Shea butter, cocoa butter, and mango butters are great additions to a massage oil or lotion. Natural oils such as grape seed, coconut, and avocado are also great massage oil and lotion ingredients.
Scents. The most common massage oils and lotions are unscented. However, some people prefer their lotions and oils scented. Common and subtle scents such as lavender, vanilla, and baby powder are good choices unless you know the favorite scent of the one who is receiving the massage.
Warming and cooling. There are some massage oils and lotions that are warming and cooling especially when blown upon. Some people like this change in temperature while being massaged, While others do not. Check with the person you are giving the massage to, to see if they would prefer this type of massage oil or lotion.