Oils for your skin are hot and trending products right now. Suddenly, a new one pops up that claims it can do great things for your skin and hair. Here’s some more fabulous beauty oils- some common- some exotic- in this continued story of Beauty oils for better skin.
This basic oil has been used for centuries as a moisturizer, skin protector and even a cleanser. It also has healing and disinfecting properties which make it beneficial for psoriasis and eczema. Women have even used olive oil in the past to treat stretch marks and scars. It’s high anti-oxidant properties help fight the bad boy free radicals that damage cells. One of the anti-oxidants it contains is Vitamin E , which helps maintain skin elasticity.
Olive oil does not clog pores so all skin types can use it. Be sure to buy the cold-pressed extra virgin variety when you shop.
Trending everywhere right now in health circles is the ubiquitous coconut oil. It has been toted as a wonderful oil for dry, damaged hair, when used as a conditioner and/or a hair mask. But who knew you could use it on your skin? It can rejuvenate cells and is an excellent moisturizer and skin softener and can even be used on dry, cracked feet. A little goes a long way and is good for all skin types.
Rich in Omega 9 and Omega 6 essential fatty acids really delivers. marula oil is relatively new in the exotic oil market but is fast becoming popular. As well as its anti-ageing, moisturizing and rejuvenating properties it also helps fight against sun damage! Ideal for all types of skin as it doesn’t clog pores, but is a special treat for dry, dehydrated and mature skin types.
Indigenous to Southeast Asia and Polynesia, tamanu oil has been used as a powerful healing oil as it has the capacity to promote new tissue. This makes it irreplaceable as an aid for acne and acne scars, abrasions, cuts, scrapes etc. But it is also beneficial for use on psoriasis and eczema! A powerful skin rejuvenator, it will also aid ageing and/or sun-damaged skin. Great for all skin types.
Native to Africa, boabab oil is incredibly rich in vitamins and omega fatty acids. It possesses excellent moisturizing properties and helps improve elasticity. Fabulous for scaly skin disorders and any itchy dry skin patches on the face or body. And it is non-greasy and non-comeodogenic so it is perfect for every skin type, absorbing easily into the skin.
From both exotic places and sometimes, your own pantry, fabulous oil elixirs are available without chemicals and additives. So many have used and benefited from them for ages It’s exciting to now have the opportunity to discover them for ourselves!