13 Mar Almond Oil: Its effect on skin
Almond oil is the oil produced when almond seeds are crushed and squeezed.
Most people believe that the weight of a dried almond is oil and this oil is best extracted with minimal heat.
The nutrients and flavor of Almond Oils extracted with this heat level are protected from being refined.
Almonds are commonly known to be nutrient powerhouses. This is to say that they contain multiple nutrients which contribute to the general well being of an individual including their hair and skin.
Below are some of the effects of almond oil on the skin
Helps to renew aging skin
Almond oil contains vitamin E which is a great source of phosphorus, copper, and magnesium. This vitamin helps to keep your skin glowing and healthy. Vitamin E is also packed with anti-oxidant properties which often help to reduce inflammation which is most times responsible for premature aging.
A research study showed that almonds help to turn back the clock when it comes to aging skin and as such leave your skin renewed, fresh and glowing after prolonged use.
Protects the skin from radical rays
The anti oxidant properties contained in almond oil helps it to protect the skin for radical rays that further affects the glowing and smoothness of the skin.
Helps in the healing of wounds and cuts
Ancient Chinese herbal doctors have proven almond oil to be a quick solution for minor wounds and cuts.
The almond oil is said to have antibacterial properties and as such helps to fight bacterias that try to penetrate the skin through cuts and wounds.
Helps in Moisturizing the skin
Almond oil is highly known for its dry skin-soothing abilities. It is emollient in nature this helps to ensure that the absorption of moisture and the loss of water from the skin is balanced.
This is why it is a major ingredient in the production of body massage products.
It can be used on the face or body and can also be mixed with other essential oils in organic skin products so as to get multiple benefits.
Helps in the treatment of acne, eczema, and psoriasis
Almond oil is full of vitamin A and antibacterial properties which makes it a great solution for acne, eczema, and psoriasis.
Helps in the curing of fungi infections
Fungi infections such as athlete’s foot, ringworm, and toenail fungus can be quickly arrested with almond oil.
Serves as an ultimate Makeup remover
Almond oil helps to purify and clean the skin of makeup residue that blocks skin pores thereby causing acne and the like.
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