Give your skin an extra boost of Vitamins and Nutrients with all-natural oils
No need to always buy the most expensive face cream or moisturizer out there. There are everyday oils that are great for your skin and have the natural ability to hydrate and nourish a variety of skin types. Best of all, they are packed with good-for-you ingredients for healthier younger-looking skin; such as polyphenols, fatty acids, and antioxidants, to help reduce inflammation and give skin a dewy glow.
Great for dry skin types that require a heavy moisturizer BENEFITS of Coconut Oil
Moisturizer. Since Coconut Oil is loaded with vitamin E, and full of fatty acids, it Acts as a sort of barrier on the skin, keeping moisture locked
Anti-Aging. coconut oil improves antioxidant levels and can slow aging. Coconut oil works by reducing stress on the liver and lowering oxidative stress Healthy skin & Hair. Its natural antibacterial and antifungal properties help protect the skin and hair from the harsh elements
Dandruff. coconut oil has the perfect fatty acids to help improve these condition
Can Improve Skin Issues (Burns, Eczema, Dandruff, Dermatitis, and Psoriasis)
Health Benefits for the Body. Helps Treat Alzheimer’s Disease, Aids in Prevention of Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure, Treats UTI and Kidney Infection and Protects the Liver, Reduces Inflammation and Arthritis, Cancer Prevention and Treatment, Immune System Boost (Antibacterial, Antifungal, and Antiviral), Supports Memory and Brain Function, Improves Energy and Endurance, Aids Digestion and Reduces Stomach Ulcers and Ulcerative Colitis, May Help Reduce Symptoms of Gallbladder Disease and Pancreatitis, Helps Prevent Gum Disease and Tooth Decay. Swishing orally greatly reduces your risk of periodontal disease. Support Bone Health. Coconut oil increases calcium absorption Bonus: It smells delicious and you can use it for cooking!
How to Use Coconut Oil for Skin & Body
Be creative! there are so many ways you can incorporate Coconut oil into your daily routine. The best part is you can use it as a solid or liquid
Part of the magic of coconut oil is its natural ability to moisturize your skin. Just slather on your coconut oil after a shower, after doing the dishes, or any other time your skin is feeling dry and tight. Use it regularly to get rid of cracked heels and soften calluses.
Use it in the shower as a moisturizing shaving cream and/Or hair conditioner, or leave-in conditioner
Make a scrub for a spa-worthy treatment from the comfort of home. Mix equal parts coconut oil with coarse salt or sugar for a delicious-smelling and inexpensive scrub. The scrub will exfoliate, and after a rinse, the coconut oil remains to provide all-day moisturizing power.
Those waterproof mascaras are great when you don’t want them to run, but getting them off your face can be a challenge. Skip the disposable makeup removal pads and wipes. Coconut oil quickly rubs off the toughest makeup, helping you avoid harsh chemicals and cut down on waste.
If you’re looking for a natural alternative to fluoride and other chemicals contained in toothpaste, coconut oil can work wonders. Its antibacterial properties handle bad breath, and its delicious taste will make you want to brush more often. Just mix half a cup of oil with a couple of teaspoons of baking soda. Add food-safe essential oils for some extra flavor, and you’re ready to brush **Don't use coconut oil if you have oily or acne-prone skin — it can clog pores and cause breakouts. Test Patch an area first. If you are prone to breakouts use coconut oil on other parts of the body**
moisturizer & antioxidant that is great for all skin types BENEFITS of Argan Oil
Anti-Aging Argan oil is packed with vitamins A, B, E, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids. Which helps improve skin's elasticity by fending off free radical damage, leaving skin radiant, and controlling oil production
Moisturizer. It’s light enough to use as an everyday, nongreasy moisturizer. This is why it’s often found in lotions, soaps, and hair conditioners. It can be applied topically or ingested orally with daily supplements for a moisturizing effect. This is largely thanks to its abundance of vitamin E, which is a fat-soluble antioxidant that can help improve water retention in the skin.
Treats a number of skin conditions. Argan oil contains a large number of healing properties, including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Both help reduces symptoms for a number of different inflammatory skin conditions like psoriasis and rosacea. For best results, apply pure argan oil directly to patches of skin affected by psoriasis. Rosacea may be best treated by taking oral supplements.
Protects from sun damage. The antioxidant activity in argan oil helps protect the skin against free radical damage caused by the sun. This prevented burns and hyperpigmentation as a result. Long term, this may even help prevent the development of skin cancer, including melanoma.
Treats acne. Hormonal acne is often the result of excess sebum that’s caused by hormones. Argan oil has anti-sebum effects, which can effectively regulate amounts of sebum on the skin. This can help to treat several different types of acne and promote a smoother, calmer complexion.
Heals skin infections. One of argan oil’s traditional uses is to treat skin infections. Argan oil has both antibacterial and fungicidal properties. This gives it the capability to help treat and prevent both bacterial and fungal skin infections. Improves wound healing. Antioxidants are clearly a powerful force. The strong combination of antioxidants and vitamin E found in argan oil can be used to help wounds and cuts heal faster. You can take argan oil supplements regularly to experience this benefit throughout your body.
Reduces skin’s oiliness. Some of us have naturally oilier skin than others. Those who do often go out of their way to get rid of the oily sheen that can occur. Thanks to argan oil’s sebum-reducing capabilities, it can help decrease total sebum and reduce the oiliness of the skin.
Prevents and reduces stretch marks. Stretch marks are particularly common during pregnancy, but anyone can experience them. One 2016 study found that a water-in-oil cream containing argan oil improved skin elasticity. This helped prevent and treat stretch marks early on.
Hair & Nails. helps fight frizz and dead ends for dry hair, and Helps keep nails healthy
How to Use Argan Oil for the Skin & Body
LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY The best time to use pure Argan oil on your body is after showering or bathing. This way it helps retain the moisture and keep the skin soft and elastic
For luminous glow add a drop or two of Argan oil in your foundation and then apply on the face. Or at night for a more restorative skin conditioning treatment. Apply on dry patches of the skin Great for Acne Spot treatment Just apply 1-2 drops to a cotton ball and rub directly on your face or add a few drops to your moisturizer or face cream.
Apply a drop or two on your lips as a Lip conditioner. Or Use on cuticles and nail beds for healthier nails
Health Benefits of Taking Argan Oil as Food Supplement
Controls Cholesterol Level. If you have high levels of bad cholesterol, it may affect your arteries and blood flow. Reduces Risk of Heart Diseases and Stroke. Improves Digestion and Promotes Weight Loss. Helps Manage Diabetes. Relieves Inflammation.
TEA TREE OIL
Tea tree oil is an essential oil that has many benefits for the skin and is great for all skin types. Improves overall appearance of the skin BENEFITS of Tea Tree Oil
Fights Acne. Due to tea tree oil’s antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, it has the potential to work as a natural remedy for acne and other inflammatory skin conditions, including eczema and psoriasis.
Tea tree oil can be used on skin, nails, and hair. It can also be used as a deodorant, insect repellent, or mouthwash.
Encourages longer, lusher hair growth. Tea tree oil will help to encourage hair growth by healing up damaged or clogged hair follicles Dandruff control & itchy scalp conditions. its antiseptic and antibiotic properties can kill the fungus that causes dandruff.
Skin Conditions. Skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, folliculitis, and even allergies can all cause itchy skin conditions. There may be rashes, hives, or inflammation on the skin. Tea tree oil can help to calm and soothe these itchy skin conditions
Soothes Skin Irritations & Wounds. Tea tree oil’s antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties may make it a useful tool for soothing skin irritations and wounds. Tea tree oil may be effective in reducing inflammation, fighting skin or wound infections, and reducing wound size. It can be used to soothe sunburns, sores, and insect bites Fights Bacterial, Fungal, and Viral Infections. such as urinary tract infections, respiratory illnesses, bloodstream infections Because of tea tree oil’s antifungal properties, it may have the ability to fight or prevent fungal infections like candida, jock itch, athlete’s foot, and toenail fungus. Lab studies also show that tea tree oil has the ability to fight recurrent herpes virus (which causes cold sores) and influenza. components. Common Cold. Tea Tree oil has antimicrobial activity, giving it the ability to fight bacteria that lead to nasty respiratory tract infections, and antiviral activity that’s helpful for fighting or even preventing congestion coughs, and the common cold. This is exactly why the tea tree is one of the top essential oils for cough and respiratory issues. Helps Treat Head Lice. Tea tree oil has insecticidal effects and can be used to get rid of head lice,
Improves Bad Breath Bad breath comes from bacteria that is found in your mouth, especially the back of your tongue, throat, and tonsils. Because tea tree oil has antimicrobial properties that can kill this bacteria, **Keep in mind that tea tree oil should not be used internally, so if you are using it as a mouthwash to kill oral germs, make sure to spit it out afterward and rinse your mouth with water.
How to Use TEA TREE Oil for the Skin & Body
Tea tree oil can be used to make natural beauty, health, and cleaning products that are free from dangerous chemicals. It can be used in the following ways:
Not exactly for the skin or body, but it does make my body happy! - Aromatically: Diffuse tea tree oil throughout your home using an oil diffuser. You can also directly inhale the oil by sniffing it right out of the bottle.
Topically: Tea tree oil can be applied to the skin topically, but you should always dilute it with a carrier oil (like jojoba oil) in a 1:1 ratio before applying it.
*******NOT for internal use: According to the National Poison Center, tea tree oil is known to be poisonous if swallowed. Tea tree oil should NOT be taken by mouth for any reason. If you are using tea tree for foul breath or oral health, make sure you spit it out afterward to prevent potential side effects like digestive issues, hives or dizziness.*******
You can make a homemade gentle tea tree oil acne face wash by mixing five drops of pure tea tree essential oil with two teaspoons of raw honey. Simply rub the mixture on your face, leave it on for one minute and then rinse it off with warm water. Fight Toenail Fungus and Ringworm
Because of its ability to kill parasites and fungal infections, tea tree oil is a great choice to use on nail fungus (onychomycosis), athlete’s foot and ringworm. Put two to five drops of undiluted tea tree oil on the affected area using a clean cotton swab. Improve Foot Odor
Here’s another example of how tea tree oil’s antibacterial activity is super beneficial. If you’re dealing with stinky feet or you need to get a funky smell out of your shoes, tea tree oil is a great remedy. For foot odor, combine about half a teaspoon of jojoba oil and two to three drops of tea tree oil, and massage the mixture into your feet. You can also try my exfoliating foot scrub recipe that will leave your feet smooth and odor-free. To remove shoe odor, add five to 10 drops of tea tree oil to a spray bottle filled halfway with water, and spray the inside of your shoes. This works for sports equipment too. **HOW TO USE TEA TREE OIL ** You should not apply tea tree oil directly to the skin. It’s important to dilute the oil with a carrier oil, such as olive oil, coconut oil, or almond oil. For every 1 to 2 drops of tea tree oil, add 12 drops of carrier oil. Also, be careful when using tea tree oil around the eye area. Exposure can cause redness and irritation
Rosehip oil is rich in antioxidants and polyunsaturated fatty acids Rosehip oil contains vitamin C and vitamin A.
BENEFITS of Rosehip Oil
Medicinal properties. Can Lower Cholesterol, Aid Digestion, Help Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis & Can Help Manage Diabetes. Good For The Heart & Treat Inflammation
Additional Vitamin C Benefits. vitamin C may increase wound healing and help prevent dry skin.
Great for the skin. helps reduce wrinkling.
Skin Elasticity. May help decrease the appearance of stretch marks. Sun Damage & Hyperpigmentation. Vitamin A also helps reduce and reverse sun damage
Mild to moderate acne
Daily rosehip supplement to get more vitamin C in your diet.
Add rosehip powder to your diet in order to strengthen your bones. ...
Cook with rosehips to get more rosehips in your diet
Use is your tea or as a teabag
Use in a facial serum or mist
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