Sweet Almond Oil

Sweet almond oil is a vegetable oil rich in omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids, vitamins A, B, D, and E, antioxidants, and minerals. It is known for its numerous benefits and is widely used in the production of natural creams due to its compatibility with other ingredients as a base oil.

Where does sweet almond oil come from?

Sweet almond oil is extracted from the fruit of the almond tree. The production of sweet almond oil involves pressing the almonds, which are the seeds contained inside the fruit. This oil has been used for a long time as a natural ingredient in skincare rituals, acting as a “elixir of well-being and beauty.”

What are the benefits of sweet almond oil?

  1. Intense hydration: It retains moisture in the skin, ensuring continuous hydration when applied to the entire body after showering. A few drops on the face leave the skin softer, smoother, and perfectly hydrated.
  2. Reduction of dark circles and puffiness: Thanks to its richness in vitamin K, it effectively combats dark circles and puffiness. Application around the eyes provides fresher, smoother, and brighter skin.
  3. Anti-acne: Contrary to previous notions, it regulates sebum production, significantly improving the appearance of oily, acne-prone skin.
  4. Anti-inflammatory: Its high content of vitamin E and zinc makes it an excellent anti-inflammatory, soothing dry, irritated, and sensitive skin prone to eczema and herpes.
  5. Improvement of dermatitis, irritations, and psoriasis: Beneficial for various skin problems, it relieves itching and discomfort in sensitive skin, including those suffering from psoriasis, dermatitis, or rashes.
  6. Treatment of baby rashes: Ideal for treating irritations caused by constant rubbing of diapers on babies’ delicate skin, thanks to its high zinc content.
  7. Reduction of wrinkles: With its anti-wrinkle properties, it is ideal for naturally eliminating or preventing spots and wrinkles.
  8. Blurring of marks and scars: Effective in treating scars, it can be applied daily to observe a gradual reduction.
  9. Reduction of stretch marks: Thanks to its emollient and moisturizing properties, it improves the appearance of stretch marks. A light circular massage twice a day is sufficient.
  10. Reduction of dark circles and puffiness: It also helps reduce dark circles and puffiness. Apply two drops before bedtime and observe the reduction.
  11. Nutrition and hair repair: For dry, damaged, and lifeless hair, sweet almond oil, with its high concentration of proteins and vitamins, intensely nourishes, repairs damage caused by chemicals, and promotes healthier and stronger growth. It can be applied directly or as a pre-washed mask to seal the ends.