We have numerous cosmetic products at our fingertips that claim to create an anti-aging process on our skin. Eye creams are particularly noticeable claiming to lighten dark circles, reduce wrinkles and illuminate puffiness around our eyes. The cosmetic industry has spent millions on eyes alone. It can be overwhelming to read the results on these products and put your trust in them, as well as your hard earned money. Are there anti-aging eye cream alternatives? Absolutely! All cosmetics have a start somewhere other than the factories. They come from your kitchen! That’s right, there are numerous cosmetic recipes you can obtain right from your cupboards or refrigerators, they are easy to make and cost much less than the anti- aging eye creams at the department stores.
A lot of anti-aging products contain botanical oils. What this means is that the skin products key ingredients are made from plants and herbal extracts, oils, fragrances and vitamins. Understanding what the individual botanical oils are meant to do for our skin is key to choosing the best natural skin care products for our age and skin type.
Almond and other oil benefits
Different botanical oils meet a variety of skin nutrition needs. Following is a basic botanical glossary of some commonly used botanical oils that are found in today’s anti-aging products.
Anti-inflammatory: Evening Primrose, Matricaria
Astringent: Baby oil, Tea tree
Conditioner: Evening Primrose
Other oils: Emollients, Skin Softeners, Smoothes, Apricot, Avocado, Camellia, Coconut, Corn, Evening Primrose, Grape Seed, Hazelnut, Joyoba, Kukui Nut, Macadamia Nut, Olive , Safflower , Soybean oil, Sunflower, Sweet Almond and Wheat germ oil.
Essential Oil: Matricaria
Lubricant: Coconut, corn, peanut, sweet almond
Moisturizes: Hazelnut, Jojoba, Matricaria, Wheat germ
Nutrient: Sesame Oil
Reduces Oiliness, Refines pores: Camphor
Stimulates, rejuvenates: Rosemary Oil, Peppermint, Tea tree
The beauty world is going nuts this season. From coconut in your moisturizers to almonds in your lip balm, nuts are everywhere. Nut and seed oils such as sesame and grape seed are some of the hottest beauty ingredients in all leading cosmetics today. “Nuts, seeds and, in particular, their oils also offer valuable beauty benefits as they are naturally packed with anti-ageing antioxidant vitamins,”. Apart from their beauty benefits they also are excellent for aroma therapy.
Almonds are a wonderful food all packaged up in its little brown coating. Not only does it pack a wallop when it comes to nutrition, but almonds add flavor to many many recipes, in addition to being used as a base for non other than some baby formulas. This article will explore the many uses of almonds, their nutritional value and some interesting facts that I bet you didn’t know about almonds.
Almonds Oil is great to achieve glowing skin and hair. Almond oil is a naturally emollient product and skin softener. It is a great medium to use on your skin, because of it’s a very fine texture and natural affinity to the human skin, making it easy to be absorbed by the skin, without leaving your skin feeling greasy or clogged.