Facial oil might seem like just another new trend in skincare, but don't fooled. The Egyptians, are famous for have using plant oils as their secret to stay looking young, so why are you missing out on it? Oils are great for all skin types and they fight aging, fine lines, and keep skin soft. Some oils like coconut oil and olive oil, are popular, but it's better to look for luxury oils outside the kitchen. Below we have the six best oils to keep you young.
1. Marula Oil
Fun Fact: Just like how grapes make wine and apples can create a cider, the marula fruit can ferment to create alcohol. There’s a wild myth that elephants in the safari would get drunk by eating fruit that had dropped from the tree and was fermenting on the ground.
Why It Works: Marula oil is lightweight and absorbs into skin easily. It helps to smooth and soften fine lines. This oil is non-comedogenic, which means it will not clog your pore.
2. Hempseed Oil
Origin: Hempseed oil, often referred to as hemp oil is made from cold-pressed hemp seeds. It is different from CBD oil and doesn’t contain any THC.
Fun Fact: Hempseed oil is the only superstar oil that helps women control pms symptoms, menopause and hormonal imbalance.
Why It Works: Hempseed oil is full of fatty acids like gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), and antioxidant that protect against premature aging. Hemp oil contains components that have anti-inflammatory properties, and current research suggests it may help relieve skin inflammation.
3. Camellia Oil
Origin: The camellia flower, or "tsubaki", comes from Japan and is also found in China.
Fun Fact: Camellia oil is not as popular as most oils, but is has been used as a beauty secret in Japan for centuries. Geisha's would use this oil to remove stage makeup and nourish their skin.
Why It Works: This oil can be used for body, face, hair and scalp. It's high levels of fatty acids keeps skin plump. It's ability to retain moisture and prevents water loss keeps you hydrated. Camellia oil has the most naturally occurring antioxidants than any other plant oil.
4. Moringa Oil
Origin: Moringa is a miracle plant originally founded in North India and throughout the Caribbean islands.
Fun Fact: Eating raw moringa pods will release serotonin to the brain, leaving you feeling happy and having a more relaxed day.They are also a great source of protein!
Why It Works: Moringa is a natural solution to combat aging and wrinkles. It is filled with antioxidants and vitamins that promotes elasticity and protects against free radicals.
5. Neem Oil
Origin: Neem tree is native to India. The oil we get is distilled from the trees seeds and leaves.
Fun Fact: Before being used for medicinal purposes, neem leaves were used as a natural and highly effective pesticide to get rid of insects.
Why It Works: Neem oil can protect against fungal infections on skin and nails. It has anti-inflammatory properties that can decrease inflammation and redness. It's antibacterial properties can help reduce acne.
6. Argan Oil
Origin: Argan oil is a naturally nutty scented oil that comes from the argan tree, originally cultivated in Morocco but can be found all over the globe now.
Fun Fact: The actual argan fruit is a holy grail snack for goats in Morocco. Matter of fact, they love the argan fruit so much they climb argan trees just to enjoy more. This makes a great site to see for tourists.
Why It Works: Argan oil is versatile oil that has benefits including moisturizing, anti-aging and repairing. That is why you can find it cosmetics from skincare to hair care.