It’s official: oil is playing an very important role in the beauty industry. And among all these beauty oils, coconut oil is no doubt the natural wonder. It helps the skin to keep moisturized by preventing the water loss, and it can also strengths your hair. Thus, it’s common to see coconut oil has been put in all kinds of products, from hair treatments, face moisturizers, shaving creams, body lotions. Also, people starting using coconut oil to cook for a beauty diet.
So here comes a question, is there some other oils out there can do the same magic as coconut oil? Some nominees are waiting for taking over coconut’s throne in beauty oil scene.
HEEP SEEDS OIL
Hemp has been a growing trend in beauty products, so it only makes sense that hemp seed oil is a new beauty oil as well. The oil, made from the seeds of cannabis plants, is super-moisturizing for the dry skin, can help for reducing the redness of skin and prevent acne. And it is not greasy at all!
By the way, the hemp seed oil does not contain the same effect of marijuana.
Camellia oil, also called Camellia Japonica oil. According to the dermatologists, it is easier to our skin to aboard this light-weight oil than the rest of the vegetarian oils. This beauty oil contains high amount of Vitamin B (twice as much as olive oil), has a strong antioxidant effect, can help to promote cell regeneration, moisture skin and prevent water loss. Camellia oil is especially beneficial for sensitive skin.
SEA BUCKTHORN OIL
Sea buckthorn oil contains a lot of antioxidants and many types of vitamins, such a A, C, and E. This beauty oil can help to decrease inflammation and increase collagen, also helps to repair damaged skin cells. Also, like most oils, sea buckthorn oil does moisturizing.
ROSE HIP SEED OIL
So rose hip seed is not only for being the jam on your breakfast toast, it can also help to improve your skin condition. The oil has a high concentration of vitamin C, and works great on dry and irritated skin. Besides from that, the vitamin F contained in this beauty oil also helps for anti-aging, lightening the dark spot and repair the scars (not applying on open wounds).
Like most nuts oils, argan oil is amazing for hair reparation, but it is great for applying on the skin as well. This light and non-greasy oil moisturize your skin without creating oily feeling, so it is especially good for acne-prone and sensitive skin. In addition, the vitamin E in argan oil helps anti-aging and anti-inflammation.
Marula oil includes saturated fatty acids, polyunsaturated fatty acids, and mono-unsaturated fatty acids, which is suitable for all skin types. It is a naturally soothing treatment that provides intense hydration, protection, and rejuvenation to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for soft, radiant skin. Clinically proven to contain a great deal of antioxidants and omega acids, it can be used alone as a highly effective anti-aging moisturizer, added to other facial products to boost their efficacy, soothe skin after facial treatments or sunburn, or used as a perfect makeup primer.
Hola Jojoba! The best part of this oil is that the molecular structure is very similar to the oil that our own skin produces, and it penetrates to provide long-lasting moisture. If you’ve got acne-prone skin, jojoba is especially effective for you.
And by the way, among all the nominees, it absorbs quickest into the skin.
GRAPE SEED OIL
If you do not like the smell from the oils, then grape seed oil might be a great option for you, since it’s totally unscented. Grape seed oil contains linoleic acid, which is fruitful for detoxing the skin, and it is really light weight. Thus, it is ideal for acne-prone skin.
And, it is also good for use grape seed oil to cook.
After grape sea oil comes the sunflower oil, well, another oil is commonly used for cooking. This oil contains a high concentration of vitamin E. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that repairs and protects the skin from harmful UVA and UVB damage, so you might want to have it on your skin while sunbathing during summer. In addition, as it is noncomedogenic, so acne-prone skin can also easily use sunflower oil.
Opps, here is the last candidate, but a special one. This oil might look totally different from the others, as it is taken from the sharks lives. However, no like the other oils, our humans fat also contain some squalene oil. So, squalene oil can help dry skin to put natural oils back into the skin, and help oily skin to balance oil production. Besides, it also creates a moisture barrier from harmful environmental factors, and it’s noncomedogenic, so no acne-causing worries.