Natural oils for body and face made from fruit seeds
As it was already mentioned in the article "Natural oils", skin oils are mainly produced by cold pressing natural fruits and vegetables, generally from nuts, grains, fruit seeds and fruits pulp. Among oils, obtained from the fruit seeds, there are:
It nourishes and softens the skin perfectly, also helping to smooth out shallow wrinkles on the face and in the area around the eyes. Castor oil contains a large percentage of ricinoleic acid, which has a softening effect on the epidermis, but in rare cases can cause allergic symptoms (redness or the appearance of red spots, rashes, itching and skin irritation). Therefore, it is not recommended to apply castor oil on the face in its pure form, undiluted.
Palm seed oil
It has an excellent softening and nourishing effect, and is successfully used in the care of dry, rough, flaky, and withered and fading face skin. The product takes one of leading places in a number of products containing a large amount of provitamin A (carotenoids) and vitamin E. It is also rich in vitamin K, magnesium and coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone), a deficiency of which is believed to lead to premature aging of the body's organs, including the skin of the face.
Peach seed oil
It is great for dry, flaky, fading, and particularly sensitive skin. Peach oil contains a lot of unsaturated and saturated fatty acids (oleic, linoleic, palmitic, stearic and others), vitamins A, E, B, C, P, as well as iron, calcium, potassium and phosphorus. It has a good anti-aging and nourishing properties, and is also recommended in the targeted skincare for eyelids, eyelashes, and lips.
It is intended primarily to improve the condition of the skin suffering from a lack of vitamins, as well as for dehydrated, dry, rough, and aging skin. In addition, it can be used in the care of sensitive and problematic skin, and to prevent wrinkles around the eyes. The oil is rich in vitamin A, which provides hydration to the epidermis, responsible for its elasticity;
It has also high amount of vitamin C, which largely determines the elasticity and youthfulness of the skin; vitamins B and F, the latter helps to accelerate the regeneration of skin cells, thereby slowing down the processes of aging and aging, normalize the work of the sebaceous glands, prevent the expansion of pores and avoid acne rashes.
Grape seed oil
It is one of the few cosmetic oils for the face, suitable for the oily and problematic skin. It contains many important elements as well as vitamins A, B, C, E, PP. It helps to narrow the pores, has an astringent and anti-inflammatory effect, moisturizes and mattifies the skin, increases its firmness and elasticity. It can also be used for normal, dry and combination skin types.
It has a very thick consistency, hence it is recommended to be mixed with other, lighter vegetable oils. It contains amino acids and protein, a high percentage of vitamin E, which stimulates the regeneration of skin cells, thereby prolonging the skin youth. It is suitable for fading, dry, problematic, and sensitive skin of the face, as well as for the care of the skin of the eyelids.
Cacao butter (oil)
It is especially good for dry and fading skin, suffering from lack of nutrition and moisture. Also, its use is highly recommended in cold and frosty weather.
The main content of cocoa butter is unsaturated and saturated fatty acids. Among them are oleic, stearic, lauric, palmitic, linoleic and arachinic acids. All of them play a fairly large role in the vital activity of our skin (they help to moisturize it, restore it, and slow down the aging process).