Do you know if you do not take could care of your skin during winter it will crack and dry out?. If you are like me and love to stay moisturized her are 10 organic oils that I have used for that have done miracles for my skin… it stays so soft and moisturized..
- Avocado oil
Avocado oil is rich in antioxidants, making it useful for healing sun-damaged skin. Antioxidants like vitamins A, D and E in avocado cause the skin to be suppler, and are thus particularly good for dry or aged skin.
Avocado oil applied topically helps relieve dry and itchy skin. Once applied, avocado oil is deeply absorbed by the skin, thus making it an ideal moisturizer and skin care agent.
In addition to helping clear scaly skin, it can also relieve itchy scalp symptoms. Avocado oil, when regularly applied to the scalp, can stimulate hair growth.
When applied, avocado oil increases the production of collagen, which helps keep the skin plump and decreases the effects of aging.
Avocado oil is useful in the treatment of a variety of skin conditions, including eczema and psoriasis.
Avocado oil facilitates the healing of wounds and burns to the skin. It also helps to relieve and heal diaper rash.
2. Argan oil
One of the main reasons that argan oil is so healing, is that it is rich with vitamin A and vitamin E. However, argan oil is also packed with anti-oxidants, Omega-6 fatty acids, and linoleic acid. Research shows that when applied to skin, it eases inflammation while moisturizing the skin.
3. Coconut oil
Coconut oil is a great skin softener and helps you do away with dry and hard skin conditions. Simply take some coconut oil on your palms, rub your palms against each other once or twice and then on your face, hands, or wherever you want to see the moisturizing effect.
4. Flaxseed oil
Flaxseed oil is extremely beneficial for chronic skin conditions, such as rosacea, acne, dermatitis, eczema or psoriasis, the fatty acids act to balance out the skin’s own oils and reduce any inflammation, helping the skin to repair. Flaxseed oil can also help seal moisture into the skin, thus it’s a common ingredient in body lotions, sunscreens and other treatments for dry skin.
5. Jojoba oil
Being a waxy substance, Jojoba oil can seal in the moisture and create an effective barrier to external elements. It is so structurally close to the secretion of the sebaceous glands in the skin that it is readily accepted and tolerated.
You can rub a few drops of Jojoba oil between your palms and apply it on the face and other exposed parts whenever you venture out and after washing your face every time. For a deeper moisturizing effect, warm up a spoonful of Jojoba oil and massage it in after washing the face at bedtime and leave it on overnight. Pure Jojoba oil is fully absorbed into the skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth.
6. Lavender oil
Using lavender oil on your face and body before stepping out can protect your skin from harsh UV rays of the sun. Aging is a real concern for a huge population. Lavender oil has an answer to wrinkles, lines, and crow’s feet. The essential oil is a part of a compound oil which is made by the combination of four other oils that fights aging. This compound oil, which also contains jasmine, chamomile, and jojoba oil among others, has been awarded a patent for the curative effect it has on the skin and for reducing laxity and early signs of aging.
7. Olive oil
Olive oil contains three major antioxidants: vitamin E, polyphenols, and phytosterols. Antioxidants, when topically applied, may help protect the skin from premature skin aging. Vitamin E partly accounts for the anti-aging benefits of olive oil because it helps restore skin smoothness and protects against ultraviolet light. Hydroxytyrosol, a rather rare compound found in olive oil, also prevents free radical damage to the skin.
8.Rose seed hip oil
Rosehips are very high in vitamin C. Get enough vitamin C on your skin, and you help preserve a firm and tight appearance. Of course, it’s a powerful antioxidant, protecting from environmental stressors, which cause skin dryness, fine lines, and wrinkles.
Rosehip seed oil is also high in vitamin A, which is a key anti-aging ingredient. Another powerful antioxidant, it promotes firmer, smoother skin.
Vitamin E is often added to rosehip seed oil to help preserve it in skin care formulations, and vitamin E is also another powerful antioxidant that protects It also helps to moisturize.
9. Safflower oil
Safflower oil is a favorite in natural skin care because it is a botanical alternative to synthetic emollients. Extracted from the oil of safflower seeds, the oil is a potent hydrator and ideal for dry, sensitive complexions.
10. Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is a good cure for dry skin. Simply add five spoons of tea tree oil to one spoon of almond oil and massage it gently onto your skin. Leave it on for some time and bath normally. Regular use will help you keep your skin hydrated for longer time. It also leaves your skin feeling soft, supple and glowing.
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