Essential oils pack their own therapeutic benefits. Ancient civilizations in Egypt and China made use of these for everything ranging from hair care to skincare, to muscle pains and healing illness. In this blog, we’re going to talk about one of its extensive use – essential oils for skincare.
When it comes to beauty and skincare oils, we’ve noticed that the market is flooded with skin care oils. So when it comes to choosing one, how do you decide which one must you go for? There is Black Seed, Jojoba, Argan, and so many more! Which one suits you the best? No idea?
Don’t worry. That’s what we’re here for. Healthy Planet Canada has compiled a list of skincare oils with their benefits for you to look at and decide the best one that fits your purpose! Go on.
Black Seed Oil:
Black seeds also known as Nigella Sativa were unknown to the world for a long time. Black seeds possess 100+ active chemical compounds that cause richness in antioxidant, antibacterial and antiviral properties for a magic against acne, virus/ bacteria invaded diseases.Using an oil is the wise option because oil comes in more concentrated form than whole seeds. That’s why it’s more effective, too.
- Helps in Eczema
- Removes acne and leaves skin smoother and more glowing
- Lessen the effects of psoriasis and burns
- Helps in ringworm and other fungal skin infections
- Improves skin complexion and brings glow to skin
- Significantly eliminates the risk of skin cancer
An amazing herb called Simmondsia Chinensis grows in the southwestern states of the USA. Jojoba oil is a liquid wax kind of thing which is extracted from its nut. It’s the mega source of Vitamin E and B complex along with other minerals like zinc, copper, iodine, selenium, and chromium. You can use it plain or in combination with other oils. It has become popular because of its amazing moisturizing properties. It keeps the skin hydrated for a longer time but it isn’t sticky at all.
- Prevents skin drying, acne, and razor burns
- Helps in reduction of suntan, pregnancy stretch marks, dark circles, wrinkles and ageing signs
- Keep the skin moist and reduces skin inflammation
- Serves a purpose a good body massage oil
- Helps healing cracks in heel and makes the lips soft
Argan oil is extracted from the kernels of the Argan tree (also called Arganiaspinosa L.)which mostly grow in the forests of Morocco. It’s rich in antioxidants, omega fatty acids, linoleic acids and vitamin E.
- Heals stubborn acne but doesn’t clog the pores
- Gives a good defeat to Eczema
- Reduces the risk of premature ageing
- Provide protection from environmental changes
- If taken in diet, helps lowering cholesterol
- Fights against arthritis and rheumatic problems
- reduces brutality of hair
So that’s pretty much it for now. Do you have any other oils that you might be aware of? Tell us about it and we’ll add it to our blog. Stay healthy!