Almond oil has been used as an age-old remedy for a large number of skin conditions and is renowned as an essential carrier oil. There are two types of almond oil available, bitter almond and sweet almond oil. Bitter almond oil is toxic and is made from bitter almonds and is not intended for ingestion; while sweet almond oil is made from everyday almonds and has many uses, especially for skin ailments. Sweet almond oil is frequently used as a carrier oil for homeopathic remedies using other essential oils that need a carrier oil that is gentle on the skin in comparison to the added oils. Check out these great benefits of treating your skin with almond oil.

1  Dark Under Eye Circles almond photo

Almond oil, like its counterparts IE: everything almond based, is nutritious; your skin benefits from nutrition just like the rest of your body. There is no need to waste money on expensive creams or surgery to treat under eye circles, simply massage a small amount of sweet almond oil into the skin around your eyes daily. Almond is believed to be the best natural remedy for dark circles and it is safe, inexpensive,
and chemical free!2  Natural Make-up Remover 
This oil works as the perfect make-up remover; Not only is it chemical free and all natural, it effectively opens up the pores and helps to remove makeup from not only the top layer of skin but also the pores.

3  Moisturizer  

Almond ads a boost of natural moisture to your skin, without the worry of it clogging your pores. The oil is quickly absorbed into your skin for a soft worry free complexion. It can also be used for other moisturizing purposes, such as, dry hands and feet.

4  Scalp Health  

Almond is a great, natural, treatment for a healthy scalp. It works to moisturize the scalp, helping to eliminate dandruff, itchiness, and promote healthy hair growth. This oil can also reduce scalp inflammation that has been caused by chemical treatments and high heat styling.

5  Age Defying Skin 

Many believe that treating your skin with almond-based oil can help maintain an ageless appearance. Many people simply massage almond oil into the skin in order to reduce the signs of ageing, including, wrinkles and crow’s feet.

6  Protects Against UV ray’s 

Almond contains a great deal of vitamin E, which is believed to be the source of its skin protection properties. As this oil is used as a natural sunscreen to protect against harmful UV rays, minimize skin damage, and minimize skin tanning.

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