Natural oils have been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes and trim. The vitamins our skin needs are present in many of them and can help to nourish or disinfect it, depending on the type we use. But what are the properties of each one and for what problems is it more advisable to use one or the other? From this list you can discover it.
Extracted from the fruits of the Argan tree (arganisa spinosa), which grows in northern Morocco,the Berber populations already used it for skin care. Although it is also use din many products for hair and body, the properties of this oil in the skin make it perfect for both dry and greasy skin. In its composition, triphenylstibine, antioxidants that delay aging by preventing wrinkles. In addition, it is highly nutritious but not greasy, despite its appearance, so it does not generate comediennes on the skin and makes it suitable for acne skin. Its healing properties make it beneficial for this type of problem, since it can help eliminate the spots left by the pimples.It is also suitable for soothing skin rashes, reducing stretch marks and sunburn . An important tip is that you have to make sure that this oil is one hundred percent pure and that it is constituted as a minimum, by 95 percent natural vegetable ingredients,according to the Eco cert standard.
The oil extracted from the almonds has emollient properties that help to soften and moisturize the skin, in addition to soothing topical irritations such as psoriasis and dermatitis. Thanks to the vitamin E that it contains, it can help to prevent wrinkles and stretch marks , especially mixed with other oils such as mosqueta. This oil, however, is used mostly to perform massages. Thanks to the softness of its texture it is easy to slide on the skin and relieve muscle tension,calming anxiety and stress. Its nutritional properties make it very suitable for dry skin and chapped lips.
The oil that is extracted from this tropical fruit is full of omegas that strengthen and hydrate the skin of the face. In addition, cold pressed pure coconut oil helps to eliminate makeup naturally and, thanks to its antibacterial and anti fungal properties, it serves as a facial cleanser for the most sensitive and reddened skins. Its antibacterial properties also make it ideal for acne-prone skin, since it fights the microbes and bacteria that cause acne, in addition to reducing the size of the pores. It can be applied at night, both on the skin and around the eyes, to prevent wrinkles and fine lines; in the eyelashes, to strengthen them and give them body; or as a lip balm. In addition, for men it has another use: it can be replaced by shaving cream: it will protect the skin and leave it soft and silky.
Calendula oil has anti-inflammatory and softening properties and is often mixed with other base oils, such as almonds, for use. It is very appropriate for eczemas and irritations like that caused by diapers in babies,since it helps to reduce inflammation of the tissues. It can also be applied towards (favoring their disappearance), acne skins (helps prevent outbreaks),sunburns and insect bites .
This oil is cold extracted from the seeds of hemp and should be stored in dry places, fresh and without light, as high temperatures destroy their properties. The presence of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fights acne and reduces pores, improves psoriasis and eczema.
This liquid is extracted from the seeds of the jojoba plant,a shrub that grows in the deserts of Arizona, California and New Mexico. The American Indians already used this oil for hair and to protect the skin from the sun, and its antioxidant properties protect the skin from free radicals.This oil, in addition, improves serum imbalances so it is especially indicatedto treat acne. Also, its moisturizing properties make it highly recommended for dry skin and skin, improving cell regeneration, increasing the elasticity and softness of the skin.
Evening primrose oil
Evening primrose oil has proven to be especially beneficial in treating female disorders such as menopausal symptoms and premenstrual syndrome. In addition to its internal benefits, evening primrose oil used on the skin, improves the appearance of acne, prevents skin aging and moisturizes the skin. It is also very effective for psoriasis, dryness and eczema, as it helps to reduce the itching of the skin.
Musk rose oil
This oil is extracted from the seeds of a wild shrub of the rose family (rose moschata or rubignosa rose), and is packed with essential fatty acids such as omega-3, omega-6 and linoleic, as well as antioxidants and vitamin A and E. Its popularity is due mainly to its regenerative properties,which favor the healing of the skin, the appearance of stretch marks and skin blemishes. This oil also helps to fight aging and improves the pigmentation,tone and texture of the skin, which makes it an ideal ally for mature skin or pigmentation problems . The vitamin A that it contains improves the moisture of the skin and creates a barrier of impermeability that prevents the loss of water, and hydrates it.