Masks with almond oil for body and hair are very popular in the cosmetic industry. Almond oil as an amazing product with excellent emollient properties is suitable for any skin type and hair. The systematic use of almond oil restores skin firmness and elasticity, slows down natural aging process of the skin, forming a protective barrier against the negative effects of ultraviolet radiation and other environmental factors.
Almond oil is used to remedy dry skin conditions, as a carrier or base oil to blend essential oils and for a variety of skin care and cosmetic products.
Almond Oil Benefits:
- Oleic acid increases the elasticity of blood vessels, moisturizing the dermis, cleanses pores.
- Linoleic acid increases the production of collagen fibers, improves skin elasticity and helps to fight against wrinkles.
- Vitamins B, D, A, E, F regenerate skin cells, eliminating inflammation and preventing acne and acne scars.
- Carotenes have anti-aging effect, remove inflammation and deeply nourish the epidermis.
- Bioflavonoids neutralize free radicals that cause premature aging.
- Minerals normalize fermentation involved in the creation of new cells.
Almond oil is rich in nutrients such as vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and extremely rich in vitamin E. It is a good moisturizer for all skin types, simply because it is easily absorbed. One of the most important sweet almond oil benefits is that for dry and chapped skin. Using sweet almond oil will surely make your skin soft and supple.
Almond oil is used in different DIY recipes for Skin & Hair Care.
Almond Oil for Skin
Almond oil facial face mask is best for dry skin. Because dry skin lose it elasticity and smoothness with the passage of time if we don’t give proper skin care to dry skin. Almond oil perfectly cleanses the delicate skin, nourishes it, preventing the form of crow’s feet. You can apply almond oil instead of face cream or even use it as makeup remover. Use it daily – moisturize skin every morning and evening.
Almond Oil face Mask Recipe
You will need: a cup of plain yoghurt, 2 tablespoons of honey, 2 tablespoons of almond oil, 2 tablespoons of wheatgerm oil.
Mix all the ingredients into a smooth paste. Apply and massage the mixture into skin. leave the mask on for 20 minutes. Wash away with lukewarm water.
Apply a thin layer of warm oil on the skin surface (affecting the neck). Use your fingertips to gently massage it into the skin. Allow substance to soak, then remove it with a paper napkin.
You can apply sweet almond oil for the face at night and every morning as a foundation base. Folic acid, a part of it, protects the epidermis from the harmful effects of ultraviolet in summer heat and cold harsh frosts in winter.
Whitening Face Mask with Almond Oil
You will need: 1 teaspoon of powdered milk, 1 teaspoon honey and 1 teaspoon lemon juice with 1 half teaspoon almond oil.
Those who wish to whiten skin, should try this mask. It really works! Mix the ingredients well and rub this whitening mask throughout your whole skin, face and dark areas. Allow it to rest on your skin for around ten to fifteen minutes. Rinse it off with cold water. As usual, you may apply this mask alone everyday or you can use it at the same time with another skin brightening masks until the ideal complexion is attained.
NOTE: Lemon juice has been well-known for its ability to naturally bleach. However, this ingredient can make the epidermis sensitive to the sunlight.
Almond Oil for Hair
For hair almond oil can be used as a basis, and diluted with other oils. If you have dry and brittle hair, almond oil can be mixed with a few drops of essential oils like orange, tangerine, jojoba and then rub the resulting mixture into the scalp and distribute oil on the strands. Such procedure can be done before washing the head.
If you have oily hair and scalp you can mix almond oil with lemon oil, cypress or cedar. Gently rub it into the scalp and distribute on the whole length of your hair.
For dry hair, almond oil is applied in a small amount on the wooden comb and then comb your hair each time after washing. It will protect your hair from the harmful effects of dye, gels and other cosmetics, as well as from drying with hair dryer.
Hair Mask with Almond Oil
You will need: 1 egg yolk, 1 tablespoon of sweet almond oil, 1 teaspoon of coconut oil.
Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Apply the mask on damp hair before you shampoo it. Wrap your hair in a towel. Leave the mask on for 30 to 45 minutes. Wash and rinse your hair thoroughly with a shampoo. Repeat the procedure once a week.
Vitamin F, which is contained in sweet almond oil normalizes the function of sebaceous glands and prevents the expansion of pores and a very beneficial effect on our hair, this vitamin promotes the growth of hair, shine and elasticity of hair.
Anti-Hair Loss Mask with Almond Oil
You will need: 3 tablespoons of almond oil, 3 tablespoons of castor oil and petals of hibiscus flower.
Mix the ingredients well. Gently rub the resulting mixture into your scalp. Massage for 10 minutes and then leave for an hour. After all wash your hair with shampoo.
Simple Hair Loss Treatment with Almond Oil. Regular massage of the scalp with almond oil can help prevent breakage and thinning hair. Further, almond oil acts as a good means of purification, while protecting the scalp from dust and preventing dandruff.
Oil will nourish the hair and massage will increase blood circulation, thus stimulating hair growth. The combination of almond oil and massage will allow your hair look shiny and luxurious.