I got a bottle of grapeseed oil recently and I thought I should talk about it as well as share some facts.
Grapeseed oil sits at the top of the list of the lightest oils alongside Sweet Almond Oil and Avocado Oil. It’s a cold pressed oil derived from the seeds of grapes, typically wine grapes. Of course, it can be used for a myriad of things from cooking to cosmetics and medicinal purposes but we’re far more concerned about the hair and skincare benefits.
Grapeseed oil is particularly great as it possess moisturizing and deep conditioning abilities. It’s one of those oils that penetrates the skin or scalp without leaving traces.
So what are the benefits of grapeseed oil for hair and skin?
Asides its moisturizing and conditioning properties, which helps it to lock in moisture and prevent frizz as well as treat dry and brittle hair, grapeseed oil helps to reduce dandruff and combat hair loss. Its emollients and nutrients help to nurture the growth of healthy skin cells. Also, it contains Vitamin E, an antioxidant that helps to build tissue, and lineolic acid, a fatty acid which promotes hair and skin growth. Not forgetting that it serves as a perfect carrier oil for essential oils which promote relaxation of the hair follicles and stimulates growth.
It’s an all natural soothing oil which is just ideal for sensitive skin types and generally all skin types. From treating acne to reducing the appearance of wrinkles and getting rid of dark circles, grapeseed oil is the perfect facial oil plus it’s totally safe for daily use as it’s incredibly lightweight and doesn’t leave a greasy feel.
The best thing about it is that you don’t need too much at a time. A few drops will go a long way as it absorbs very quickly into the skin. Plus, it can also be added to various homemade recipes and beauty products as it leaves the skin feeling smooth and soft.
I use my grapeseed oil majorly as a facial oil as well as my oil mix for scalp massages.© Copyright 2016 Ebun Oluwole, All rights Reserved. Written For: Get your Sizzelle on!