Can You Improve Your Skin With Oils?

Can You Improve Your Skin With Oils?
That's a loaded question ethnic beauties! Can you improve your skin with oils? Well ... if you stroll through many isles with beauty products, you'll see skin, hair and nail products that have been created entirely from oils. Everything from serums, facial washes, hair moisturizers to nail cuticle oils are popping up as solutions to one beauty need or another.

Some of these oils are lightweight and hard working others have been said to have healing powers. Bottom line, a lot of you at some point in your life have experienced using oils for your skin care needs. Key question ... was it the right oil for the challenge your had?

Let's take a look a some of the more common oils used in everyday skin products.

Jojoba Oil - This oil get double checks for being a hard working oil. Not only does it soften your skin when used in facial products, it works wonders on dry or textured hair. "Textured hair" is a term often used when referring to kinky, curly or coily hair types.

Marula Oil comes from the marula tree in Africa. It's been known to clear up acne. I know, you thought you couldn't use oil on acne challenged skin. It's been known to balance oil production and it has antimicrobial elements that fight acne causing bacteria. This too can be used in hair products to control the frizz in your hair.

Olive Oil is great for dry and itch scalp challenges. A hot oil treatment once every seven to ten days makes a soothing scalp treatment. Trying to ward off fine lines and wrinkles, olive oils has been know to battle fine lines caused by sun damage. It’s also been used as an anti-aging moisturizer just by adding 2 drops to your favorite hand full of lotion.

Rosehip seed oil is extracted from the seeds of the rose bush. Packed with vitamin C and E as well as wrinkle fighting vitamin A (retinol), rosehip seed oil is a potent product when used in anti-aging products. Create your favorite serum or add a few drops to your nighttime lotion and you’ve got a great skin product.

Grapeseed oil has risen in the ranks of ingredients when it comes to anti-aging creams and serums. Known for its ability to restore collagen, grapeseed oil is also said to help in calming inflammation.

Coconut oil works on your face, body, lips and nails. It's often referred to as the miracle hydrator. Some makeup artist use it for removing makeup during photo shoots. Packed with nourishing fatty acids, coconut oil is good for your body both inside and out.

Of course these are not all of the oils that can improve your skin. However, it's a great list to help you get started. On a side note, these are also known as carrier oils and will work wonders when used as a base for blending essential oils.

That's it for this week. As Always ...

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