Almond oil is recommended for the conditioning of all skin and hair types. It contains various precious ingredients including fatty acids, minerals and vitamins. It is extracted from bitter and sweet almonds through cold pressing. We can buy it in herbal stores, supermarkets and online. Before buying, it’s worth to check the ingredients, country of origin and storage conditions.
Almond oil can be used in a few different ways. The product is perfect for skin care. It will work as a moisturizer for dry skin, cream for shadows under the eyes, mask soothing sunburns, conditioning product for hand and foot skin, softening lipbalm, make up remover and bath oil. It is also used in the production of soaps, perfume and emulsions. Surely, it’s most common in hair and scalp care. How to apply it properly?
Like any other oil, almond oil will work very well in hair oiling treatment. You do the treatment before washing your hair. Apply a large amount of oil to strands and after more or less one hour wash it away with a delicate shampoo. Almond oil is also suitable for restoring split ends and protecting them from overdrying or damage. You only have to rub a small amount of cosmetic into the hair ends. Almond oil can also be added to masks and conditioners. You can also rub a few drops of the cosmetic into the scalp. In this way you strengthen hair bulbs and speed up blood circulation. Such method of application helps to fight dandruff.
What do we get from the proper application of almond oil? Body and face skin is moisturized and nourished. Wrinkles, stretch marks and discolouration get smoothed and lightened up. Skin cells are restored and epidermis damage heals more quickly. Ingredients included in the product (fatty acids, proteins, magnesium, vitamins A, E, D and B) provide the whole organism with complex care. Besides, the oil takes care of hair and scalp. It alleviates inflammation and eliminates skin conditions. It smooths strands, makes them shiny and closes follicles as well as rebuilds damaged hair and hair ends. Almond oil is very easy to apply and absorbs quickly into the internal structures of hair. Instead of greasy layer, it leaves protective barrier which saves hair from UV radiation, environmental pollution and damaging external factors.