Argan oil benefits for skin

argan-oilArgan oil is produced from the kernels of the Argan tree( Argan spinosa L.) found in Morocco.

Containing Vitamin E (tocopherols), carotens, natural phenols as caffeine acid, vanilic acid, resorcinol , argan oil is valued for its cosmetic and medicinal properties.

Argan oil has anti- aging properties that keeps skin and hair hydrating. It is excellent for dry skin, helps minimize fine lines, does not clog pores and improve certain skin condition.

Vitamin E or tocopherols it is known as the most important ingredient in argan oil, has anti-oxidant effects and is recommended for scars and eczema.

Argan oil helps you get rid of acne, the oleic acid can help balance sebum production of the skin.

Argan oil helps to rejuvenate skin.

  • mix 1 tablespoon of lemon juice with 3 drops of argan oil and 1 tablespoon of honey, apply the mixture over the skin, leave it for 10 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

Argan oil has the power to diminish acne scars and skin blemishes, and due to his anti – inflammatory properties ,is an effective treatment for acne scars and psoriasis .

  • just apply on the affected skin and you will observe a better texture of the skin.

Argan oil is rich in antioxidants  and has the ability to regress the effects of aging.

 

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Home remedies to exfoliate skin

exfoliation Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest skin cells and helps to maintain skin healthy.

Exfoliation removes the outer layer of skin to reveal the newer skin beneath, it keeps skin clean and helps reducing acne outbreaks. You can exfoliate your skin by using a natural exfoliant so you can achieve healthy, glowing skin.

Coffee grounds containing caffeine acid has anti- inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects on the skin and stimulates collagen production.

  • mix 1 cup of warm coffee ground with ½ cup of sugar and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Rub the mixture all over your skin then rinse it off.

Mix 2 tablespoons ground oatmeal with 1 tablespoon baking soda ,add water until a paste forms. Apply over your face gently rubbing in a circular motion then rinse.

Mix papaya and banana in a blender, then add 2 tablespoons of honey. Apply the mixture on the skin, leave it for 15 minutes then rinse with cold water.

Mix 2 tablespoons olive oil with 2 tablespoons sugar till creates a thick paste. Apply over your skin face, leave 10 minutes then wash with water.

Exfoliating keeps the skin soft and glowing and will keep your skin pores from clogging which keeps acne under control.

Natural remedies for sunburns

natural_sunburn_treatment_lgA sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects skin(a living tissue), that results from an overexposure to UV (ultraviolet) radiations commonly from the sun.

Here are few simple remedies for treating sunburns:

You can use yogurt on your burned skin to help to cool and heal. Let the yogurt stay on the skin untill it warms then rinse.

Aloe Vera is one of the best way for treating sunburns. Aloe Vera has anti-inflamatory effects on burn, also helps to heal wounds.Rub aloe vera gel on affected skin area and leave on the skin. Reapply as necessary.

  • mix few drops of aloe vera gel with 1 teaspoon of cocnut oil and frew drops peppermint oil.Apply on sunburns, leave it for few minutes then rinse.

Apple cider vinegar is known to ease the pain of a sunburn when applied on skin. Apply to the skin as a compress(combine vinegar with water).

Cucumbers are rich in antioxidants and have analgesic properties. Make a paste of chilled cucumbers, apply the paste to sunburned skin to help soothe sunburn pain and inflammation naturally.

Rub cocnut oil onto affected skin area, it will cool down your skin.

Don’t forget to use sunscreen, drink plenty of water and eat fresh fruits and vegetables.