Sweet almond oil has become one of the most popular vegetable oils due to its many uses. However, there are two types of almond oil: sweet and bitter almond oil. Bitter almond oil is extracted from the bitter almond plant and can actually be quite harmful so consumption is not recommended. Sweet almond oil on the other hand has some wonderful applications and has become more and more popular in the beauty industry.
One of the benefits of sweet almond oil is its light texture, which makes it good for most massage therapy techniques. Rich in Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, and E, it can be used in most massage oil recipe blends with essential oils as well. The sweet almond oil is suitable for any skin type and its excellent absorbing nature makes it easy choice for the massage therapy. It not only maintains the moisture in the skin but due to sweet almond oil is rich in oleic and linoleic essential fatty acids acid it also helps in relieving the muscle pain.
Sweet almond oil being a rich source of vitamin E, its regular use will reduce wrinkles and make you look younger and beautiful. Almond oil is perhaps the best ingredient to reverse the signs of ageing.
You should gently rub your face and neck with almond oil or you can, twice a week, go for a mild and soothing almond oil massage. Other common signs of ageing are scars, age spots and loose skin, which can all be eliminated with regular almond oil massage.
No matter what condition your hair is in, sweet almond oil provides nourishment to create thick, healthy locks. The oil heals split-ends, improves circulation in the scalp to produce stronger hair, and adds luster and shine to dull hair. To use sweet almond oil for the hair, add three or four drops of the oil into the hands, rub together, and massage the scalp gently. Once you have massaged the scalp and run the hands through the hair, allow it to sit for approximately 20 minutes before washing with a gentle shampoo. Use the oil two times a week to maintain healthy, shiny hair.
A sweet almond oil massage will not only give you beautiful skin and hair but also will be the best for maintaining a healthy body and mind. From boosting the memory power to keeping up a healthy nervous system, sweet almond oil serves all your health and beauty needs.