Friday, February 4, 2011

Natural skin care: The benefits of almond oil for skin care and beyond skin care

I was reading some posts on a new blog I follow and I thought it was super funny. In one of her post, Nisha was talking about how she spent money on cosmetics and mentioned that her aunt believes in the virtue of natural products.
I had planned to write today about the benefits of almond oil and in introducing this post I think it's worth mentionning one thing. I believe in " old-wives tales" as Nisha put it in her blog entry " Face value" . (smiles)


  I believe that God in His divine wisdom had initially created the garden of Eden with more beauty, power and mysteries that we could ever fathom. The more I learn about the benefits of a fruit, a vegetable, an oil, the more I am mesmerized by the amazing gifts the universe have freely doted us with. I don't have a bananas tree, a coconut tree or a avocado tree in my backyard like I did as a child and today more than ever I wish I did.

I took so much for granted as a child but we still take much for granted as adults. Sharing the benefits of natural products is my way to embrace the best of nature and of God's gifts to us. It's also  my way of living a better life with as few chemicals as possible.
Today I wanted to talk about Almond oil. Some know it as a carrier oil for massages, some are aware that it's added to many cosmetic products on the shelves in our beauty stores but very few people know it's many benefits...I hope that learning more about it will encourage you to add it in your beauty regimen and your daily life because it's benefits exceed skin care...

Almonds are some of the healthiest nuts to eat but they are not just healthy in their solid form. Almonds are greatly beneficial even as oil.
Almond oil is one of the many vegetables oil that is often used as a carrier oil in aromatherapy. It's a great base oil for essential oils used for massages because it's not as oily as other oils, it a great emollient and moisturizer and it's very absorbent. 
Rich in vitamin E it also contains magnesium, calcium, and vitamin D.
Did you know that almond oil is similar in composition to the oil  babies excrete to keep their skin and hair healthy?! I think it's a better substitute to Baby oil that contains toxic minerals. Sweet almond oil is pure and healthier.
So in addition to being a great massage oil,  almond oil is great  for your hair, for your health and for your skin. It's great for all skin types and a great treatment for dry skins.


Benefits of Almond oil for your hairPour a few drops of almond oil in your palm. Dip your fingertips and apply gently on your scalp. Massage slowly in small circular motions and feel the comfort.Almond oil adds luster to the hair. I personnaly love to use it on my hair to add shine to them and because it doesn't weight them down, plus it seals them so well.
  •  Add shine to the hair
  • Nourishes hair and smooths hair cuticles
  • Promotes hair growth
  • Protects hair from breakage
Benefits of almond oil for your health
Consuming almond oil is beneficial for the digestive system. When used in aromatherapy it has calming and cleansing effects. Almond oil also relieves pain. It is used as an effective painkiller .
  • Regular consumption of almond oil helps reduce cholesterol
  • Nourishes the brain and nervous system
  • Enhances the intellect and endurance
  • Application of almond oil provides relief to strained muscles ( massage benefits)
Benefits of almond oil for your skin
  •  Nourishes the skin, making it smooth and soft because it's an emollient
  • Moisturises deeper and better
  • Delays aging process
  • Improves complexion and helps your skin retain or restore its glow 
  • Soothes skin irritation and inflammation
  • Relieves dry and ichty skin
  • Lighten dark circles under the eyes
  • Heals chapped lips and body rashes
  • Relieves irritations, soreness and burns

Remember that almond oil is rich in Vitamin E , the vitamin that's marvellous for anti-aging and skin protection from sunburn. So there you have a natural oil that's great for your skin and much cheaper than many of the cosmetics brand you rely on for anti-aging and skin protection.  But please keep in mind that uses of almond oil is not safe for people allergic to nuts and that only pure and sweet almond oil is the kind of almond oil you want to use.

Now... with this being shared, when you consider that a bottle of almond oil will cost you less than $10.00  but very few products on the cosmetic aisles are that inexpensive and that rich in natural benefits wouldn't you say that the "old-wives tales" have a lot of truth to them?! ( I am smiling and thinking about Nisha).  If you want the very best for your skin and things in their most effective form  you will have to admit that few commercial products can brag to do so much for us. 

Well, I have personally fallen in love with natural products and believe in them more than ever. But what about you?! Are you one who always have to purchase the best cosmetic advertised on TV  or in the magazines?! Or do you believe in beauty practices that are easy on the wallet but strong on their rewards?!  Do you often use almond oil?! How do you use it?!

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  4. I use almond oil every night and I LOVE the results.

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  5. which brands' almond oil is gud to use?
    m using dabar almond oil.

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    1. There are companies that sell pure almond oil. Even I am using Bajaj oil but it contains only 10% almond oil, imaging the results we would be getting by using pure 100% oil. Gud Luck

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  6. I have been using almond oil for the past 6 months on my skin and hair. People are telling me i have great skin and a glow. LOVE the almond oil!!!!

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  7. I have just started using almond oil, a few days ago, for the dark circles under my eyes, and I can already see the results! It's great, I would recommend it to everyone.

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  9. Almonds are really tasty. Good to know that there are a lot of benefits from its oils.

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  10. Its really helful information. Your blog inspired me to use almond oil
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  11. Please suggest me where to get pure almond oil.

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  12. Almond oil helps reducing pigmentation also.

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  15. i just used almond oil i really felt my skin smooth and not dry its amazing ! better than any products !

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  24. Thanks for this helpful article. It’s great to know how Almond oil can really benefit our skin. In addition, Almond oil can also relive sunburn. I actually tried to use it right after I went to the beach with my family. I applied it directly on my skin and mixed it with lemon and honey. The result was perfect. It didn’t take much longer for my skin to return to its original complexion. I really believe it’s really the kind of oil that will benefit you the most. By the way, I also found a great way on how to properly apply almond oil on your skin. You might want to read this post: http://oilypedia.com/almond-oil-for-skin-benefits-application-tips-and-warnings/

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