5 Best Essential Oils that will glow your skin and grow your hair.
It is true, we all want to look great, but at what cost? Most of the products endorsed by celebrities, aren’t usually used by celebrities, the real product they use are usually too expensive for the everyday human to afford. With so many beauty products out on the market these days and prices hiking daily, and with many products claiming to be the new best thing that will cure aging, skin dullness and hair breakage. You may somewhat feel overwhelmed, unsure of which product to stick with and which product reviews to believe. The added pressure from social media and the constant postings and pictures of celebrities who look like they dropped out of the sky does not make things any better either. Most people feel the need to keep up with the latest beauty trend. If like me, you find yourself lumbered with so many choices and unsure of what best products to commit to in order to improve and maintain your general health, then these 5 best must have essential oils may help you in your journey to discovering a healthier life style and more beautiful glowing look.
I have narrowed it down to 5 best essential oils that will glow your skin and grow your hair without breaking the bank. So, without further ado, let’s begin!
Vitamin E Oil.
Vitamin E oil, is an antioxidant that helps promote beautiful glowing skin and healthy hair. A lot of research has gone into the benefits of vitamin E, as a daily supplement and its benefits are enormous.
Vitamin E supplement, can be used as a preventative measure to reduce the risk of skin cancer, heart disease, cataract, blood clot formation, it also helps to get rid of free radicals in the body thereby helping to boost the immune system. Its many benefits are why most beauty products have vitamin E as a key ingredient to help slow down aging. Vitamin E oil, helps nourish the skin after exposure to the sun, to help heal and bring the skin back to its glory days. Of course, it must be mentioned that wrinkles are best avoided by limiting direct contact with the sun and wearing a good sunblock preferably a sunscreen containing Zinc. Its moisturizing abilities helps get rid of dullness, dryness, and itchiness of the skin. So, skins with eczema can really benefit from using both vitamin E supplement and oil, to help revive and rejuvenate their skin. It is also said to help revitalize dry hair when massaged onto the scalp, it increases the flow of blood and helps boost a growing and healthy-looking hair.
It is important to also mention that not everyone can use Vitamin E, as lovely as it is, some people do not react well to vitamin E, as a supplement or as a topical oil, so it is important to get it in other forms. Eating food and vegetables rich in vitamin E, like avocado, almonds, breakfast cereals, fish, vegetable oil, just to mention a few, is another way on ensuring that the body a good amount of the vitamin to help ensure a glowing healthy skin and hair.
2. Carrot Oil.
Carrot oil, is another moisturizing, antioxidant that has been said to not just be great at making your skin glow but it’s outstanding medicinal purposes in helping to prevent a variety of diseases makes it number 2 on our list of important oils to have in your home. What are the benefits of this oil, I hear you ask? Firstly, carrot oil has antibacterial properties which makes it a good option to use as an antiseptic to help fight infections in open wounds.it can also be used as a preventive measure to fight against some forms of cancer, other research as claimed that carrot oil as been effective in curing stomach and mouth cancer when ingested. It also improves eyesight, detoxifies the blood and internal organs, kills unwanted intestinal worms especially in malnourished children and can also be used to soothe and calm nerves because of its aromatherapy qualities. The benefits of this very essential oil are huge.
For healthy hair, carrot oil is a really good oil as it contains both Vitamin E and A, it helps restore moisture into hair and scalp and prevents hair breakage, which helps retain length.
For glowing skin adding carrot oil to your daily cream or lotion, helps prevent wrinkles, and stretch marks, tones and brightens the skin giving it a youthful glow. It is very important to mention that has good as this oil is, it is not recommended for pregnant women as it contains vitamin A, which in high quantity is not good for the health of unborn babies.
3. Avocado oil.
Avocado oil is also an antioxidant that helps fight free radicals in the body by lending the free radicals their electron and avoiding oxidative stress which can lead to diabetics and heart diseases. Avocado oil, contains a high amount of healthy fat, known as oleic acid, which benefits the heart a great deal. Some research has found avocado oil to be very effective in lowering cholesterol, blood pressure and general eye sight improvement. It is also said to help improve joint pain, aid fast wound healing by speeding up cell regeneration, and, help fight gum disease by reducing tissue inflammation around the mouth, thereby preventing tooth loss.
Eating the fruit itself as been said to help improve general health and can aid weight loss with the right amount of exercise. Avocado oil can be used in your cooking as well, it is just as delicious as olive oil and will not go rancid, meaning it will preserve well. It is also known to help sharpen memory, putting a little avocado oil consistently into your everyday diet, will help your digestive tract digest food easily and can reduce complications such as blotting and gas formation.
Just like the carrot oil, the benefits of having this not so popular oil in your home are huge. Some beauty products use avocado oil to help maintain and improve skin glow. So, if you want to maintain a flawless looking skin adding avocado oil to your lotion will help as it contains potassium, lecithin, and vitamin E. These ingredients, protects your skin cells and helps regenerate new skin cells.
Massaging drops of avocado oil to clean scalp of damage and broken hair also helps reconstruct hair, leaving hair stronger and healthier. It also aids in fast regrowth. Avocado oil can be used on it’s own for this purpose or mixed with other oils, like carrot oil, vitamin E oil, jojoba oil and Olive oil for a healthier glowing skin and healthy hair.
4. Jojoba Oil.
Like the other three oils mentioned above, jojoba is another top 5 essential oil to have in your home. The benefits of using this oil to maintain a healthy life style cannot be mentioned enough. Unlike the other three, Jojoba oil should not be ingested, it’s mainly to be used as a topical oil to maintain a healthy skin glow and faster growing, stronger healthy hair. It moisturises the skin and help boost elasticity to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, it also helps revitalized sun burned skin, helping to speed up the healing and restoring moisture back to the skin. It’s antiseptic qualities, helps fight fungal, bacterial or viral infections such as dandruffs and nail diseases, eczemas, itchy and inflammations on the skin, scalp and nails.
5. Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Olive oil contains more than 70% of monosaturated fat, a fatty acid also known as Oleic acid, this is the good fat you want in your body. This Oleic acid, works well with your immune system to help reduce inflammation. Inflammation occurs as the body fights against unwanted pathogens. Olive oil is said to be a powerful antioxidant, it reduces cholesterol build up and the risk of blood clot which can lead to stroke and fights against heart diseases. Consumption of olive oil daily is so beneficial to general health and it does not cause weight gain, it helps improve brain function and fights cancer cells due to it’s powerful antioxidant nature. The benefits of having extra virgin olive oil in the house cannot be emphasized enough, as it can be enjoyed with a variety of delicious dishes, while it helps maintain a general overall healthiness.
For the hair, it helps seal in moisture, while keeping the hair strong and aiding regrowth, for the skin, it aids healing and facilitates a healthy glow, as it contains vitamin E and K. I must emphasize that to reap the complete benefits of this oil, you should only stick to extra virgin olive oil.
These 5 best essential oils are a must to have in your home, and of course there are more essential oils that didn’t make the list but are equally important and massively beneficial, such as coconut oil, castor oil, almond oil, peppermint oil, tea tree oil, lavender oil, etc … to name just a few which will be discussed in a separate article. We’ve all heard of the saying “Beauty is pain.”, “Nothing ventured, nothing gained” and so on. What that means in this case is that, if you are not disciplined in your beauty regime, no matter what area of your health you want improved, then you may not see any changes, nothing happens by magic, everything takes work. So work on using these oil as you require them daily, be consistent and you will surely start to see results and watch as your hair begins to shine and grow and your skin become silky and flawless with the aid of these 5 best essential oils.