All About Avocado (Oil)
Avocado needs no introduction. As a millennial favorite, this magical fruit is used in a ton of different ways - whether on toast or via it’s vitamin rich oil. If you already love this fruit, here are five reasons why the skincare lover in you will love it even more:
hydrates the skin
Avocado oil has a high concentration of monounsaturated fat that helps to soften the skin. With its superior occlusive properties, it also helps trap the emollients and humectants onto the surface of the skin for a clean, hydrated finish.
With its anti-inflammatory properties, avocado oil is a great natural option to alleviate redness and help treat everything from eczema to psoriasis. Avocado oil also helps treat acne, so it’s always a good idea to include an avocado oil based product into your skincare rituals.
Avocado seed oil is packed with antibacterial properties and when massaged into the scalp and hair, help treat dandruff and make way for lustrous locks and a healthy scalp.
With it’s high antioxidant and Vitamin E content, avocado oil helps to minimize the damage caused by free radicals and other environmental damage.
heals chapped lips
If you constantly have chapped, cracked lips, then make sure you include avocado oil (or a avocado oil based product) as part of your lipcare. The oil works almost instantly to hydrate and heal your lips and over time, will leave you with naturally soft and healthy lips.
Do you incorporate avocados or avocado oil as part of your wellness rituals? Share your tips with us @ummskincare xx