When you think of avocados, there are numerous things that will come to mind. Of course it is a fruit to eat and you can make delicious guacamole out of it, or add it to your healthy salads. It is known very well for cooking and baking.
The main perception of avocado is, how wonderful it is as a SUPER FOOD.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER BENEFITS?
Avocado oil is doing miracles for the hair and skin.
How to use Avocado Oil for Skin Care and Hair Growth
A little background information: Avocados are considered a fruit of the Persea americana, or the avocado tree, and are part of the same flowering plant family Lauraceae that includes Cinnamon. Avocados are native to Central America and were a favorite food of the Aztec Indians. They are cultivated in tropical climates throughout the world including southern Florida and California.
With 20 different vitamins and minerals, and 77% of its calories coming from Heart-Healthy Monounsaturated Fatty Acids, Avocado certainly earns its reputation as a superfood. The majority of the fat found is avocado is Oleic Acid, known for helping increase fat metabolism and having been shown to have beneficial effects on genes linked to cancer. The benefits of ingesting avocado's extend outward as well, as the high Vitamin E content helps to strengthen the skin and slow the aging process.
Avocado Oil For Skin Care
Can avocado oil overtake the well-known coconut oil? Some experts say that for certain areas avocado oil has more benefits than other oils.
- We found out that avocado oil is best used on the skin as a daily moisturizer. It is able to penetrate deeply into the epidermis layers and lock moisture into the skin. Avocado oil has a low comedogenic rating which means it will not clog the pores or leave an oily residue. You could call it a non-greasy oil.
Important is to use organic, unrefined avocado oil. Such an oil will guarantee the positive effects on the skin.
- Great oil for sensitive, dry and normal skin
- Avocado oil is also a very effective nighttime treatment to use on the face and skin to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
- As it contains an high amount of vitamin A it helps increase cell turnover. Avocado oil also has also a high sterolin content. Sterolins are compounds that are anti-inflammatory to help heal sun damage and age spots, as well as skin conditions such as blemishes and eczema. It also works on fine lines and has natural anti-aging effects.
- If you would not be happy with the oil for the skin or hair, you still can use it as a cooking oil and for salads. It's a risk free oil!
Avocado Oil For Hair & Scalp Care
- Massaging avocado oil directly into your scalp prompts blood flow to your hair follicles.
The monounsaturated fatty acid content in avocado oil is much higher than in extra virgin olive oil, and that is the main reason why it is so good for your hair.
- WEAK and
- CHEMICALLY TREATED HAIR.
Styled hair with heat or hair that is in contact with environmental pollution, gets excess sunshine or must cope in a harsh climate needs more attention - and this attention is covered by avocado oil.
- Dull, damaged hair will come alive again after an avocado oil treatment. Avocado oil leaves hair super moist and shiny without the greasy feeling.
- A deep conditioning treatment with avocado oil helps lock in moisturize to strengthen and add shine to hair. Once Avocado Oil is able to penetrate inside the hair it provides the strands more strength against breakage. The high fatty acid content is also beneficial for healthy hair growth and restoring dry, itchy scalp.
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