Almond oil for the face

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

Properties of almond oil for the face and how to apply it

Why is almond oil good for facial skin?

Almond oil is very useful for treating skin dryness, protecting it against the appearance of abnormalities such as wrinkles, crow’s feet, sagging and other facial skin problems.

Medicinal components of almond oil for the skin

Different types of vegetable oils
Different types of vegetable oils you can use for your face skin. Among them, one of the best is the almond oil

Sweet almond oil is one of the most appreciated vegetable oils in natural cosmetics for its skin care properties.

It is the most suitable base oil to protect the skin and prepare remedies such as masks for dry hair or to prevent its fall, anti-cellulite oils, … Suitable for all skin types, especially dry and irritated skin. Ideal as massage oil.

The main responsible for these effects is its high content of mono and polyunsaturated fatty acids, which have a moisturizing and nourishing effect on the skin. It contains a great richness in oleic acid, which maintains the skin’s natural barrier, giving it a healthier appearance and delaying the appearance of wrinkles.

It also has a high content of vitamin E, a recognized antioxidant, very important to maintain the skin in good state.

Face preparations with almond oil

Among the many formulas with almond oil for your face, we have, for example, the so easy  following one:

Almond oil softener for dry skin

Ingredients:

Almond oil

Preparation

  • Place a teaspoon of almond oil in a glass.
  • Dip a gauze in this oil

How to apply it

  • Apply this oil on the areas of the face most affected by wrinkles, crow’s feet, etc.
  • Massage these areas gently a couple of times a day, especially in the morning and before going to bed.
  • Do not apply on your face if your skin is oily.

Other preparations with almond oil

Almond oil for hair loss

Almond oil for dry and normal skin

Almond oil for stretch marks

Almond oil for oily skin

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Editorial
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

15 January, 2020

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