Benefits of Essential Oils - Sweet Almond Oil

Written by Qaisara Roslan


Posted on January 17 2018

Hello!!! After a month, we are back with another essential oil to talk about! This week's essential oil is...... SWEET ALMOND OIL! Who knew humans would ever find a way to extract oil from a nut to use on our skin! So, if you are ready to find out more, hold tight and keep reading! 


1) Natural Deep Cleanser 

Sweet Almond Oil has a light texture, allowing it to enter the skin easily. It helps to remove dirt particles collect in the pores of your skin, preventing the growth of blackheads and development of acne. Also, the Vitamin A in the oil prevents acne from spreading. Since it has a light texture, it is suitable for people with sensitive skin to make use of it. 

Sweet Almond Oil can be used in many different ways. The first would be using it as a facial wash. You can apply the oil on your skin, massage it into your skin before letting it sit for a while. After which, use some warm water to wash it off! The oil can be used as a makeup remover, and it is good for removing tough-to-remove makeup products like waterproof products. Just apply it in the same way you would a normal makeup remover, and let it sit for a while before cleaning it off. 

Lastly, Sweet Almond Oil can be made into a natural face scrub. By adding a little bit of fine sugar (avoid sea salts as it may be too coarse for your skin) into the oil, it becomes an exfoliating cleanser! 


2) Smooth, Flawless Skin

Since Sweet Almond Oil is unlikely to cause an allergic reaction to anyone, it is the best oil to get baby-soft skin. In fact, Sweet Almond Oil is one of the safest oils to use on infants. Sweet Almond Oil also contains Vitamin E, which is a good antioxidant to keep your skin safe from harmful UV rays and oxidative stress! 

The best way to use Sweet Almond Oil on the body is to warm it up before application, and apply it after a shower. This helps the oil to absorb faster into the skin, leaving you with smooth and supple skin! Sweet Almond Oil can be used by itself, or with another oil like Lavender Oil! 


3) Natural Skin Whitener 

Sweet Almond Oil, along with its many beneficial properties, is also a natural skin whitener. If you are prone to dark eyebags, whether it is a result of late nights or little sleep, Sweet Almond Oil can help you with your problem! Simply apply it before bed for about two weeks or so, and you will see your dark eye rings slowly disappear! P.S. You can use Sweet Almond Oil on those ugly tan lines too! 


4) Rashes, Eczema and Psoriasis 

The common thing about these skin problems is that they cause the skin to become dry and itchy. While rashes are more common and less serious, Eczema and Psoriasis are more permanent skin problems that are hard to cure or incurable. The only thing that can be done for these skin problems is to decrease the pain received. Sweet Almond Oil is the best oil to use for these problems because of its hypoallergenic feature. it helps to moisturise and reduce swelling, without causing further irritation. 

Sweet Almond Oil can be used for marks caused by friction, for example, inflammation from the friction of infants wearing diapers. Just apply the oil on the skin, and let it absorb completely. 


5) Fine Lines and Wrinkles 

Smooth and supple skin is a sign of youth. These days, both men and women sought skin products that help them maintain, or even improve the condition of the skin. The reason why the skin becomes slack and wrinkles start to form is mainly because a) the skin is losing its moisture, and b) the collagen under the skin is damaged. While there are many products that help to repair collagen and retain moisture in the skin, Sweet Almond Oil is the most natural and inexpensive product amongst all. 

Firstly, Sweet Almond Oil contains Vitamin E, which has antioxidant properties that can repair some of the damage made to the collagen layer. The oil has a lot of proteins as well, which provides amino acids for the formation of new collagen. Also, the oil prevents loss of moisture from the skin, keeping the skin moisturised. 


While there are many other good properties of Sweet Almond Oil, we believe that these reasons should be enough to encourage you to use it! After all, we use this oil in our products so it should be a good reason for you to use it too! Well, that is all we have for you, and we will see you in our next blog! 




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