It might sound strange, but when you incorporate natural oils into your beauty routine, your skin improves! Natural oils have become a staple in every beauty cabinet. They easily provide everything your skin has ever asked for. Essential nutrients, fatty acids and vitamins packed in naturally sourced oils, like coconut, argan and sandalwood to name a few, provide skin a dewy fresh glow.
There’s a rapidly expanding beauty industry revolving around face oils and serums at the moment – and that’s because it works! Dealing with acne? Stress breakouts? Clogged pores? No matter your skin struggles, consider making some room in your beauty routine for these essential oils and notice the endless health benefits start rolling in.
Easily incorporate natural oils into your daily beauty routine
Use coconut oil for a dewy, fresh glow
Coconut oil is somewhat of a holy relic when it comes to skincare. It’s antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties make it an excellent moisturizer for your skin. Although those with oily skin tend to shy away from the richness of coconut oil, it’s beneficial for its abundance of vitamin E. Incorporating this into your beauty routine doesn’t stop with your skin, as it’s commonly used to brighten up a smile. Recent studies show swishing coconut oil in your mouth for 15 to 20 minutes helps:
- whiten teeth
- restore your gum health
- prevent tooth decay
Who doesn’t love glowing skin together with a glowing smile?
Use argan oil to hydrate
Extracted from Moroccan Argan tree nuts, Argan oil is a powerful nutrient for your skin, as well as your hair, nails, and just about everything! Use argan oil gives your skin a boost of natural hydration helping clear any skin struggles you may have, such as redness or eczema. The best time to keep a bottle of this handy oil around is during the cold winter months, when skin is vulnerable to cold dry spells.
Applying argan oil to your nail beds will help keep them in tip-top shape. “If your nails are brittle or peeling, soak them in a small bowl of pure argan oil, available at health-food stores, for 10 minutes every day for a week,” suggests dermatologist Ellen Marmur, M.D., director of Marmur Medical in New York City, to Redbook Magazine.” In the winter, do this seven-day regimen once a month to help keep nails healthy.
Use CBD oil to clear up any breakouts
A potent little ingredient the beauty industry takes seriously: cannabidiol, or CBD oil. It’s been endlessly studied for its essential fatty acids that can do wonders for our skin. Scientists have found more evidence showing it successfully treats skin conditions:
CBD oil has become an integral part of new skincare products. “CBD oil has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-pain properties, so it’s found its way into beauty products and we expect it’s something we’ll continue to see grow in popularity,” says Marc Lewis, editor at Remedy Review.
Use avocado oil to liven up skin
You might know it for all of its fat-burning, metabolism-boosting benefits. However, do you know how good avocado oil can be for your skin? If you deal with dryness or irritation, avocado oil helps breathe new life into your skin. “This oil is high in vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids, which helps proper cell function and decrease inflammation,” says Jennifer Linder, MD, an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the University of California at San Francisco, to Everyday Health.
Use rosehip seed oil for anti-aging
There’s no downside to getting a head start on softening the blow the years have on your skin. According to Healthline, the potent rosehip seed oil is “extracted via a cold-press method from the seeds of a specific rose variety, predominantly grown in Chile.” It’s rich in vitamin E, C, D, as well as beta carotene. Using rosehip seed oil helps reduce the appearance of dark spots, as well as blemish scars. Experts can’t stop gushing over this oil’s anti-aging effectiveness, making it a highly sought-after ingredient in the skincare industry.
Author bio: Vanessa Bermudez is a contributing writer for Remedy Review based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the co-founder and editor of Modern Girls, a collaborative digital space featured in Girl Gaze Project and Teen Vogue.