What Are The Benefits of Sweet Almond Oil for your skin?
Sweet almond oil is one of only 7 natural ingredients in The Flower Power Company Radiant Flower Face Oil but why did we choose to include it in our face oil? What are the benefits of sweet almond oil for the skin?
We chose to include sweet almond oil in our face oil for many reasons. Sweet almond oil, also known as prunus amygdalus, has been used to soothe the skin for centuries. Ayurvedic practises use almond oil as it is extra soothing for dry skin and soaks in quickly to create a powerful moisturiser. Sweet almond oil is an ideal face oil for use on oily, dry or combination skin. Rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin E, it is a versatile moisturiser to make skin soft and hydrated.
What is Sweet Almond Oil Good For?
Sweet almond oil can improve complexion and skin tone and can help balance the absorption of moisture and water loss, keeping your skin perfectly hydrated. Naturally rich in Vitamin A (natural retinol), sweet almond oil is great for problem skin and the naturally occurring Vitamin E is know for it's anti ageing properties.
Why Is Sweet Almond Oil Good For The Skin?
The Vitamin E that naturally occurs in sweet almond oil keeps skin cells healthy, helps to protect against UV damage and helps smooth the texture of your skin so that it is soft to touch. Moisturising can help fine lines and wrinkles so sweet almond oil will help you achieve a youthful, vibrant glow. Fatty acids found naturally in sweet almond oil help to retain moisture in your skin and naturally occurring vitamin A is useful against acne.
Is Sweet Almond Oil Good for Vata in Ayurveda?
In Ayurveda, sweet almond oil is a wonderful massage oil for Vata people or those with vata imbalance. Sweet almond oil absorbs into the skin easily and nourishes deep down but it is widely thought to be beneficial to all skin types.
Is Sweet Almond Oil Good For Oily Skin?
Naturally occurring fatty acids found in sweet almond oil can help in unclog pores and dissolve sebum. Even though it sounds counter intuitive, adding the correct oils to naturally oily skin can reduce acne and help keep the skin in balance by working with the pores to reduce impurities. The Flower Power Company Flower Facial Steam is fantastic at opening pores so works perfectly before applying our Radiant Flower Face Oil.
Is Sweet Almond Oil Good For Dry Skin?
Absolutely. Sweet almond oil soothes dry skin and is a perfect ingredient in our face oil for this reason.
In summary, there are many reasons we chose to use sweet almond oil when we were developing our face oil. The beautiful blossom on the almond tree attracted us in the beginning, then the radiant benefits of the oil shone through.
Watch our short video below to see the benefits of sweet almond oil.