Derived from the Sweet Almond, sometimes referred to as the “King of Nuts”
Almond oil is a leader among oils for its cosmetic properties. It can be used for numerous problems of the skin, hair, and particularly the face. Used topically, Sweet Almond Carrier Oil can heal superficial skin burns, soothe dry and chapped skin, as well as skin affected by dermatosis, eczema, and psoriasis. Being non-comedogenic, anti-bacterial, and non-greasy, this medium-light lubricant has a quick absorption rate that is ideal for use in facial care, massages, and on the skin that is sensitive or acne-prone. Sweet Almond Oil is a mild natural oil that promotes smooth, youthful, blemish-free skin by boosting collagen production, keeping it hydrated and supple, and by protecting it against the potential damage caused by UV radiation.
Get smooth, silky and glowing skin
Sweet almond oil is a natural moisturizer that can be used for any type of skin. It’s particularly beneficial for dry, flakey, and sensitive skin. It’s a medium to light oil that is nicely absorbed into the skin. Almond oil application helps one achieve really smooth skin. The skin becomes more elastic and uniform in texture. There is a mild glow to the skin as well as slowly heals dry skin condition. Within a few weeks of regular application, one can see lesser cracks in skin and lesser flaking.
Helps in psoriasis and eczema
If you have eczema, your skin may not produce as many fats and oils as other people’s and will be less able to retain water. The protective barrier is therefore not as good as it should be Moisture is then lost from the deeper layers of the skin, allowing bacteria or irritants to pass through more easily. Almond oil works wonders for soothing the effects of dry, itchy skin, even when caused by eczema or psoriasis. It provides moisture to deep layers of skin and allowing the skin to stay hydrated.
Heal Scars And Stretch Marks
Sweet almond oil is rich in vitamin E and prevents stretch marks, visibly increases skin elasticity and smoothness, and maintains skin´s moisture. A study found that almond oil heals post-operative scars. This highlights the potential of almond oil usage to heal any kind of scars. This also applies to stretch marks. The real cause behind stretch marks is a tearing produced in the dermis. It creates a differential movement between the dermis and the epidermis, leaving the collagen no time to fill up the stretch. It heals slowly. Almond oil can boost this healing process and help the skin fill up the camber formed by stretching.
Reduces Dark Circles
The primary constituents in almond oil that benefit the skin are the fatty acids linoleic and oleic acid. Almond oil can help to lighten the dark circles under your eyes and reduce under-eye puffiness. The wrinkles around the eyes, which are caused due to aging as well as other external factors. The vitamin E content of almond oil is high, and it helps to rejuvenate the wrinkled skin, making it firm and supple. This is due to anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of Almond Oil
Dry scalp care
Almond oil can really provide moisturization to dry, parched scalps. If you do not apply a hair oil regularly, then your scalp may suffer from extreme dryness. Applying a small amount of almond oil to hair shafts increases the gloss or shine of the hair. This works better if your hair is wet. Do not apply large amounts of almond oil because then your hair will be drenched in oil. The antibacterial and anti-fungal properties of sweet almond oil help soothe scalp inflammation and alleviate the symptoms of dandruff. The emollient properties of almond oil help soften and remove dead skin cells from the scalp.
Detangle hairs and No split ends
Using almond oil as a deep conditioning treatment prior to shampooing helps moisturize dry and damaged hair and prevents split ends. High levels of protein in almond oil help make hair stronger and prevent the strands from splitting. Dabbing a few drops of almond oil detangles hair. So, one can comb easier. It also prevents hair loss due to tangled hair, which is completely unnecessary. A small amount of almond oil applied to hair ends gets rid of split ends. Scalp inflammation and dandruff build-up can lead to hair loss. Many other factors like lack of proper nutrients, dryness of hair, etc. to lead to an increase in hair loss, as also split ends.