Natural oil treatments for face and body
Fats found in cold-pressed oil are a healthy source of nutrients that include vitamins A, D, E and K, valuable ingredients for our face, hair and body. They are wonderful natural oil treatments for a number of ailments.
Naturally cold pressed oils contain salts and proteins vital for the body. They are however, more delicate and need to be stored in airtight, glass containers in the dark. As a rule, these oils should never be heated.
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Avocado oil is Rich in vitamins E, D, protein and fatty acids. Avocado oil is an antioxidant that helps prevent aging and promotes circulation at the capillary level. It is ideal for dry skin. Avocado skin is full of nutrients, it is often used for massage natural oil treatments.
Mandarin or sweet almond oil helps prevent the signs of “squeezing” skin in cases of pregnancy. It is applied by lightly massaging the abdominal area. The refreshing orange skin is ideal when added to a mixture to treat cellulite.
The aroma of cedar oil helps in relaxation. It is used for massage and bath water. It is also used as incense. Cedar oil is an important ingredient to treat acne, oily hair, skin irritations and to eliminate dandruff. Apply to the scalp, massage and leave for 40 minutes, then wash hair as usual. It is one of the important natural oil treatments.
Macadamia oil penetrates the skin perfectly thanks to its fluidity. This precious oil composition contains palmitoleina. It is nutritious and re-balances oily and combination skin. Its properties include moisturizing, anti-wrinkle and skin repair benefits, making it one of the best natural oil treatments. Macadamia oil is rich in vitamins A1, B1, B2, minerals and antioxidants which protect and regenerate cells and combats free radicals. It is recommended for stretch marks, chilblains, varicose veins and sun protection. It is great for massaging babies because of their delicate skin. It can be used as a hair treatment and for dry hands.
Grape seed oil is an astringent oil that can be used successfully in toning and cleansing the skin. It does not leave a greasy film on the skin and is an excellent treatment for acne. Grape seed oil has a high concentration of fatty acid, important for cell membranes of the skin. It is an excellent antioxidant and helps prevent premature skin aging. Studies have shown that grape seed oil has antioxidant powers which are fifty times greater than vitamin E and 20 times greater than vitamin C.
Biological Essential oils are used as natural solution to improve our body health. They often work much better than many products sold commercially. We can use them to lose weight for facial and body skin care and even to improve memory and to fight the harmful effects of menopause
Argan Moroccan oil is used for cosmetic purposes. “The gold of Morocco” has the effect of regeneration, anti-aging and is beneficial for dry skin, acne, psoriasis, eczema and wrinkles. It is rich in fatty acids and vitamin E, antioxidants, Omega 9 and Omega 6. It is one of the more popular and natural oil treatments in Morocco.
Rose oil. The rose is the flower that symbolizes love, Rose oil also has properties that enhance the looks and feel of our skin. Massaging with this oil stimulates lymphatic drainage and brings suppleness to the skin. Rose oil is used in treating sensitive skin and delays the aging process.
Ylang-ylang oil. In the Far East, this oil is attributed with magical powers. Its fragrance calms the nervous system and is claimed to be an aphrodisiac. This natural oil treatment is often used for sensual massages. Ylang Ylang-oil is used in religious rituals. In Indonesia, according to tradition, the newlyweds sprinkle the wedding bed with ylang-ylang flowers which leads to overcoming inhibitions.
Coconut oil contains folic and fatty acid which moisturize the skin. Massaging the face with coconut oil removes stains, imperfections due to age or sun exposure. Natural oil treatments with coconut oil gives the skin such a special glow. When mixed with honey it is good treatment against acne. It can be applied on the most sensitive areas (neck and breasts) and is also ideal for fragile or damaged hair. It is used as a balm, and effectively combats dandruff.