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Sweet almond oil

Sweet almond oil is often used as a carrier oil or base oil in aromatherapy. It is extracted from the seeds of almond and has a distinct sweet and nutty taste. It is clear in color, with a light trace of yellow shade. Sweet almond oil has very high levels of vitamin E and strong moisturizing properties, which make it appropriate for skincare and aromatherapy. It suits for all skin and hair types.

Benefits of sweet almond oil

There are a lot of cosmetic products available on the market. All of them bare a promise of beautiful and nourished skin. However, only a small portion of them is really effective. Moreover, chemicals often contained in these products may be hazardous to a sensitive skin. On the other hand, sweet almond oil may be used as a perfect natural alternative rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, and E. It is best used as massage oil, skin moisturizer or a hair care product. Almond oil may ease many skin problems such as itching, soreness and dryness, and may promote the hair growth. There are no side-effects associated with the use of sweet almond oil. However, people with nut allergy should seek for another alternative.

Use for skin

Sweet almond oil has great benefits on skin. It may also be used even for more sensitive, facial skin. Skin treated with sweet almond oil becomes soft and elastic, and it is well moisturized. This particular kind of oil isn’t greasy and doesn't feel heavy when applied to skin. It is rather light and it gets easily absorbed by the skin. As already mentioned, it soothes many skin problems and local irritations. It is also effective in treatment of dark circles around the eyes. It’s simple to use as a natural beauty treatment: one just needs to apply it on a clean skin and massage softly to improve blood circulation and diminish the wrinkles around the eyes. It is also good for chapped lips.

Use for hair

Sweet almond oil may be used for all types of hair. It is an effective treatment for hair loss. For hair, one should moisten the fingertips with a couple of drops of almond oil and gently massage the scalp. This treatment is beneficial to follicles; it strengthens the hair, provides shine and promotes hair growth. This natural herbal remedy, often found in many cosmetic products, nourishes hair and smoothens hair cuticles. The almond oil also proves to be a very good cleansing agent. One may apply it on the hair a couple of hours before the bath. Particles of dirt will stick to the oils and get easily washed off, leaving the hair and the scalp completely clean.

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