With vegetable oils, you can not only soften and moisturize the skin and hair. You can also prepare formulas with essential oils with therapeutic properties.
For beauty care, to protect the skin from the sun and cold, as a perfume base. Vegetable oils have traditionally formed part of our beauty and personal care rituals. They help us take care of our skin and hair on the outside, and also on the inside when we eat them.
Olive oil is perhaps one of the ones we are most aware of since we are well aware of its benefits and we consume it daily. However, many other vegetable oils deserve their place in our diet and our daily beauty care. Jojoba oil, for example, strengthens the hydrolipidic layer and regulates oily skin. Rosehip oil proves to be exceptional in helping to regenerate scarred skin.
And it is that vegetable oils are very interesting for their essential fatty acids (omega-3 and omega-6) and their richness in fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K).
You can enjoy the benefits of vegetable oils for the skin by adding one tablespoon of one of them per person to the salad or soup, just before serving. Walnut, soybean, wheat germ, grape seed, and sesame oils are interesting and balanced.
For external use, skin, and complexion care, these are some of the best vegetable oils that you can apply. We not only tell you about their properties and how to use them. Later you will also find some formulas with essential oils specifically for the care of the skin of the face, body, and hair.
The most effective anti-stretch mark essential oils
Vegetable oils are an ideal base for diluting pure essential oils. Conveniently mixed, they offer very effective natural recipes to nourish the skin, restore shine and vigor to the hair, and prevent stretch marks.
A combination of three vegetable oils with essential oils is ideal for the prevention of wrinkles. It is applied when getting up in the morning and before going to bed at night.
- 10 ml of rosehip oil
- 10 ml apricot kernel oil
- 10ml jojoba oil
- 3 drops of rockrose essential oil ( Cistus laniferous )
- 3 drops of Damask rose essential oil (Rosa damascena)
- 3 drops of essential oil of rosewood ( Aniba rosaeodora )
- 3 drops of cineol green myrtle essential oil (Myrtus comunis ).
3 or 4 drops are deposited in the hand, it is warmed by lightly rubbing the hands and applied.
This blend of oils with geranium and rosewood is nourishing and softening.
- 60ml apricot kernel oil
- 40 ml of sweet almond oil
- 40 drops of Egyptian geranium essential oil ( Pelargonium x asperum )
- 40 drops of rosewood essential oil
Everything is mixed and the necessary amount is applied to the skin giving a massage.
It is nutritious and repairing.
- 15ml jojoba oil
- 15ml argan oil
- 3 drops of ylang-ylang essential oil ( Cananga odorata ).
It is applied before going to bed and left overnight. A plastic cap can be used to protect the pillow.
OIL FOR STRETCH MARKS
Another triple combination of vegetable oil with regenerative essences helps reduce and prevent stretch marks.
- 10 ml of rosehip oil
- 10ml argan oil
- 10ml macadamia oil
- 60 drops of rosewood essential oil
- 40 drops of cineol green myrtle essential oil
- 40 drops of rockrose essential oil
It is applied to stretch marks once or twice a day. It is not recommended for pregnant women.