We have already described the properties of avocado oil both for food use and for applications in the field ofnatural cosmetics. On this page we will focus exclusively on the sectorcosmeticand the benefits we can derive fromuse of avocado oilfor skin and hair care.
Beforeuse avocado oilon your face or hair, you will need to make sure that you are not allergic to it. Take a few drops ofavocado oiland apply it gently on the skin of the arm, monitor that area for a day or even two. If you develop reactions such as hives, rashes, itching ... abandon theavocado oiland turn your gaze to other vegetable oils. L'avocado oil, in fact, it is not the only vegetable oil widely used in cosmetics. The other oils that you can use as a natural remedy for face and skin care are:
- Macadamia oil
- Rapeseed oil
- Argan oil
- Hemp oil
- Linseed oil
- Sesame oil
- Castor oil
- Coconut oil
- Neem oil
Avocado oil for natural face care
If you have dry skin problems, you can start with a shock therapy: apply the avocado oil in the evening on the skin of the face, massage gently and let it act overnight. Rinse thoroughly in the morning.
L'avocado oilcan be used to make natural face masks. To make natural DIY masks you will need a product with a creamy consistency, what is better than the avocado pulp itself?
In a bowl, combine the pulp of half a pounded avocado with a teaspoon of avocado oil. Wash your face thoroughly and apply your mask for at least 15 minutes. During application, massage so as to allow theavocado oilto penetrate deeply. To remove the mask, use a towel that has been totally immersed in hot water and then wrung out. Place the towel on your face, apply pressure and slide it down to remove the avocado mask. Rinse with warm water.
Avocado oil to heal the skin naturally
After a good warm bath, avocado oil can be used as a body lotion to moisturize dry or rough skin. The oil, if applied regularly, can exert an anti-aging action. To use theavocado oilas a body lotion, add a few drops of essential oil to perfume, we recommend jasmine essential oil, really fragrant!
L'avocado oil it can perform a soothing action in case of slight burns, eczema or extremely dry skin. To treat these conditions, apply a few drops of avocado oil directly to the affected areas.
Avocado oil for natural hair care
L'avocado oil can be used for head massages. It is a good anti-dandruff remedy and can relieve any itchy scalp problems. Avocado oil, if applied regularly, can improve hair growth.
For the treatment of dry and dehydrated hair, apply a few drops of avocado oil directly to dry hair, massaging from the scalp to the ends.
For intensive anti-dandruff therapy and for those who want soft hair, you can try the combination treatment with avocado oil and castor oil. Place 2 tablespoons of advocate oil and 2 tablespoons of castor oil in a bowl that can be heated. Lightly heat. Apply in the evening, massaging and leave it on for the whole night. In the morning, wash your hair with your usual shampoo. This treatment will guarantee you soft, hydrated and dandruff-free hair.
Where to buy avocado oil?
Avocado oil for cosmetic use can be found in the most well-stocked beauty shops. It is also available online where, given the high competition, it can be found at more affordable prices: on Amazon, a 250 ml bottle of 100% Pure Virgin Avocado Oil is offered at a price of 9.99 euros with free shipping. The price goes up to around 14 euros for the 500ml bottle.