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Selasa, 13 Maret 2012

AVOCADO OIL FOR SKIN

AVOCADO OIL FOR SKIN

Avocado oil comes from the fruit avocado, and is an edible oil. Other than its cooking purposes, you can use avocado oil for skin care. Avocado oil, because of its skin care benefits is used in many cosmetic products. Given below are the avocado oil uses and benefits for skin.

Avocado oil comes from the fruit avocado, and is an edible oil. Other than its cooking purposes, you can use avocado oil for skin care. Given below are the avocado oil uses and benefits for skin.

Avocado Oil Benefits for Skin

So, what does avocado oil contain which makes it so good for skin? Here, are the avocado oil skin benefits:

•    Avocado oil gives a soothing and softening effect to the skin
•    It is widely known that fish oil has omega-3 essential fatty acids, but did you know that omega-3 is also found in avocado oil? So, one can benefit from its omega-3 content by using the oil for cooking purposes, or by topical application
•    Avocado oil is also used as a massage oil
•    It is also used to treat crams, and used in body lotions and hair care products
•    Avocado oil contains vitamins A, D and E and provides a soothing effect to skin, but it is especially good for dry skin and aging skin
•    This oil is high in sterolins, and studies show that sterolins reduce the occurrence of age spots and help to soften the skin
•    Oil from avocado is very helpful for dry and itchy skin
•    It also increases the production of collagen, and prevents aging of the skin
•    Avocado oil is very good for healing and soothing diaper rash
•    You can use avocado oil for scaly skin and scalp treatment
•    Avocado oil is good for natural skin care, as it greatly penetrates the skin, and helps to keep the skin well-moisturized
•    It is also very helpful in skin conditions like eczema and solar keratosis
•    Avocado oil helps to heal skin burns or wounds faster

Avocado Oil Uses for Skin Care

Here, are some recipes for you to try using avocado oil for skin care:

Facial Moisturizer: This is a good method which helps in facial skin care.

Soothing Bath: In a pan, warm-up 2 cups of avocado oil, with 1 cup of almond oil. Remove the tea bags and add 2 drops of rose oil, 10 drops of lavender essential oil, 4 drops of ylang ylang and 8 drops of chamomile oil. Mix 1 part of avocado oil with 1 part of almond oil and 1 part of jojoba oil. Add few drops of orange essential oil to the mix, to make the oil mix smell fruity.

Scalp Skin Care: Those who have dry scalp also use avocado oil for head massage and hot oil treatment.