Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Anti-ageing Oils!


For so long woman have been searching for the best anti-ageing solution to treat their skin and it is said that Cleopatra bathed in milk to fight the act of nature that befalls us all at some point.
However I’m not an advocate of creams that promise to make you ten years younger in two weeks , to be honest it’s a load of c**p. There is nothing out there that will ever do this…getting older is a part of life and nothing you can say or do will stop it…Nevertheless we can soften those lines, firm up those jowls by taking care of our skin, exercising and eating properly…healthily. It’s not always about what you put on your skin but what you put inside your body.
Oils will penetrate the skin much more effectively than creams. A greater booster is to apply oil to the skin first then your cream or serum.




Jojoba


Jojoba


Jojoba is an occlusive moisturiser, one of the most protective of all the oils. It is actually a liquid wax and the wax becomes like a transparent film over the skin protecting it from trans epidermal loss. It mimics the sebum of our own skin so it is a vital base for all your oil mixes. It is perfect for adding to creams and lotions to intensify the moisturising effect. Easy to wash out if applying to hair.






pomegranate


Pomegranate


This is oil is highly packed with nutrients. High levels of antioxidants are abundant in this very effective anti-ageing super oil. The ellagic acid found in pomegranate fruit is said to be one of the most potent anti-oxidants applying itself to the demise of free radicals.
It has been studied that Pomegranate seed oil helps encourage the growth and thickening of the epidermis thus helping to soften fine wrinkles and revitalise dull skin.
This is one of the most effective oils to use in your mix, helping to minimise sun damage and achieve strong, elastic, healthy skin.





Marula


Marula

This oil is extracted from the kernels of the Marula tree and is very new to the skin care industry becoming very popular. High in essential fatty acids which are absorbed into the skin very quickly and efficiently they have an anti-oxidant action (free radical scavenging). This multi-purpose oil contains nutrients that are fast absorbing which improves skin tone and firmness.

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