What are the Almond Oil Benefits ?

by Lipika Tiwari
8 minutes read

What are the Benefits of Almond Oil? Most of us remember those days when our mothers used to make us eat almonds every day, saying, that it’ll sharpen our brains and make us genius.  My mother did the same with me too! Not only were those daily doses of almonds healthy for my brain, but also for my skin.  And later when I got to know about the plethora of benefits almond and its oil holds, did I realize how correct my mother was.

Here are some of the beauty benefits of Almond Oil. Almond Oil is used as a beauty aid in many cosmetics. It is loaded with vitamins like A, B and E. You can apply it directly too.

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1)Flawless and Healthy Skin- Almond oil for skin

Almond Oil works as a great moisturizer for your skin, making it smooth and soft. Plus, when regularly applied, it can help in clearing your complexion, giving your skin a more flawless and toned look.  Thanks to its fine and non-sticky texture, it gives you a grease-free glowing look.

2) Delays Ageing Process

Almond Oil, enriched with vitamins, helps in fighting the signs of aging. It renews the skin cells, giving you fresher and glowing skin. It is also used for fighting wrinkles. Applying almond oil every night before sleeping can do wonders to your skin.

3) Reduces Dark Circles

Almond Oil is an elixir for curing dark circles. Not only it reduces dark circles, but also helps in fighting wrinkles and crow’s feet under the eyes. It can also help in reducing the morning puffiness of the eyes. Simply applying 2-3 drops of the oil and massaging it, before going to sleep can reduce these dark circles.

4) Reduces Tan

Almond Oil works great when it comes to removing tan from our skin. It helps by reversing the effects of the sun. Moreover, it works as a sunscreen by protecting our skin from harmful UV rays. You can make a face pack by mixing lemon juice, honey and almond oil, and applying it to the affected areas. Regular application of this pack will result in the removal of the tan from your skin.

5) Removes Impurities

Almond Oil is perfect for removing all the impurities that get accumulated on our skin due to pollution and dirt. To remove these, apply a face scrub consisting of almond oil, crushed almonds and gram flour on your skin.

6) Heals Chapped Lips

Almond Oil can be used to heal chapped lips. Simply apply a few drops on your lips and massage it a bit. This will help the lips regain their normal texture, leaving them soft and pink.

7) Works as Makeup Remover

After a full day with makeup, apply almond oil to easily remove all of the makeup from your face. Almond Oil opens up the pores on the skin and simplifies the process of removal of makeup.

8) Cures Psoriasis

Skin diseases like Psoriasis and Eczema can leave the skin dry and rough. Almond Oil application on these affected areas, can help the skin regain back its normal state and moisturizes it as well.

9) Works as Hand and Foot Cream

Being a nongreasy oil, Almond Oil is the perfect substitute for hand and foot creams. It gets easily absorbed, making your skin soft.

10) Reduces Wrinkles and Face Lines

Not only does Almond Oil reduce dark circles, but also helps in fighting wrinkles and crow’s feet under the eyes. Massaging it helps in tightening the skin.

11) Heals Scars

Almond Oil helps in the mending process of scars and bruises and helps in regaining normal skin.

12) Treats Stretch Marks

Almond Oil has been used for treating stretch marks. It strengthens and moisturizes the skin, decreasing the impact of stretch marks.

13) Reduces Inflammation

Almond Oil has long been used for anti-inflammation. It has a calming effect on the affected areas. Gently apply it for a soothing effect on irritated areas.

14) Healthy Nails

Almond Oil is rich in zinc and vitamins which work together in healing damaged nails and helps them turn into healthy ones. It also helps in covering up the deficiencies in the nails.

15) For Thick and Long Lashes

Almond Oil stimulates the hair follicles present on our eyelashes. This helps in the growth of our eyelashes. You can apply oil on eyelashes using a mascara brush before going to bed.

16) Long and Healthy Hair

Almond Oil is perfect for getting a healthy and smoother hair texture. It helps in the growth of hair, and also prevents hair-fall. Due to its magnesium content, it is a perfect solution for long and healthy hair. Gently massage almond oil, at least a few hours before shampooing for smooth and healthy hair.

17) Reduces Dandruff

Dead and dry skin are some of the reasons behind the growth of dandruff in hair. Almond oil effectively removes these dead cells from our hair, henceforth, reducing dandruff.

18) Treats Split Ends

Split Ends can hinder our hair growth. Plus they are the signs of weak and damaged hair. Almond Oil can do wonders in treating these stubborn split ends. Mix it with olive oil and apply it on your hair.

19) Works as a Conditioner

Almond Oil can be used as a Conditioner as well. Simply apply it on your hair and later wash it. This will give you smooth and shiny hair, just like what a conditioner does.

20) Scalp Treatment

Almond Oil can be used to treat your scalp. Regular massaging of hair and scalp using almond oil will increase blood circulation and help reducing stress and dirt from the scalp.

21) Improves Memory

Well, we all know about the benefits of almonds for our brains. Almond Oil works the same way too! Use it in your daily cooking or add a few drops of it in your milk to boost your memory power.

22) Prevents Heart Problems

Almond Oil contains healthy nutrients and unsaturated fats. These can help in maintaining the heart’s normal conditions and preventing heart diseases.

23) Boosts Energy

Almond Oil is a great energy booster. Daily consumption of it can make your body strong. Moreover, its vitamins and potassium content increase our immunity.

24) Controls Cholesterol Level

Thanks to its potassium and unsaturated fats content, almond oil is the perfect solution for controlling your cholesterol level. It also prevents heart and liver diseases.

25) Cures Constipation

Almond Oil can be used to maintain a healthy digestive system. It affects the microorganisms present in our guts, hence maintaining a good metabolism and curing constipation-like diseases.

26) Pain Reliever

Massaging Almond Oil can be rejuvenating as well as therapeutic. It easily relieves pain from the affected areas.

27) Prevents Cancer

Some researchers and studies have shown that the consumption of almond oil can help prevent cancer like colon cancer. The antioxidants present in it help in maintaining a healthy body.

28) For Salad Dressing

Almond Oil can be used as a salad dressing to make those tasty salads for your brunch. Not only does it enhances the taste, but also contributes to our healthy lifestyle.

29) For Muscle Aches

Tired of those muscle aches that keep irritating you every time? Use almond oil next time. Simply heat some almond oil and massage it on your muscles. It provides instant relief to these stressed muscles.

30) Cures Acne

Almond oil deep cleanses our pores removing the dirt and dissolving the sebum which causes acne.

31) Bone Strengthening

Not only does massaging almond oil relaxes our muscles but also helps in strengthening our bones. Gently massage heated almond oil for bone strengthening.

32) For Pregnant Ladies

Almond Oil has high folic acid content. This is perfect for pregnant ladies since it decreases the chances of birth defects and helps the baby to grow healthy.

33) Enhances Blood Flow

Massaging heated almond oil helps in increasing blood circulation which leads to a more energetic and healthy body.

34) Works as Baby Oil

Almond Oil is a good substitute for baby oil.  Massaging it can aid the bone development of the baby and also prevent any kind of skin diseases.

35) Anti-Hepatotoxic

Almond Oil is great for your liver since it helps in removing and eliminating the harmful toxins present in our body.

36) Used as Base Oil

Almond Oil has long been used as a base oil for many cosmetic products since it is nongreasy and gives more flawless and healthy skin.

37) Sclerosant

Almond Oil can be used to cure vascular issues like spider veins, hemorrhoids etc.

38) Rich Source of Nutrients

It is a rich source of unsaturated fats, Vitamin E, Vitamin C, and potassium.

39) Used as Massage Oil

Be it a home massage or a spa, Almond Oil can be used a massage oil since it increases blood circulation and leaves the skin smooth.

40) For Weight Loss

Almond Oil has healthy fats which help in losing weight. Adding almond oil to our daily glass of milk can aid weight loss.

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rupa March 8, 2018 - 10:02 AM

i was already a fan of almond oil, this article only added it further. :good: