Is jojoba oil good for skin and hair ?

What is jojoba oil ?

Jojoba oil is a vegetable oil obtained from the crushed bean of the jojoba shrub (Simmondsia chinenis )which is native to southern Arizona, southern California, and northwestern Mexico. 

The jojoba plant shrub is grown and harvested in desert climates and produces seeds that are crushed to extract a liquid called jojoba “oil”.

Jojoba oil contains pure material made up of essentially all-wax esters with less than 1% triglyceride content. and Vitamin E (natural tocopherols). 

Jojoba oil and seeds used for  many different purposes: for treating sores, cuts, bruises , and burns.

 It is used as a skin conditioner, for soothing windburn and sunburn. Jojoba oil helps as  a hair or scalp treatment and hair restorative; and  coffee-like beverage by roasting the seeds.

Jojoba oil  is an effective cleanser, conditioner, moisturiser, and softener for the skin and hair.

 Jojoba oil  is applied directly to the skin to soften the skin, to reduce wrinkles and stretch marks, to lighten and help heal scars, and to promote healthy scalp and hair.

 Jojoba oil can help  increase growth  of hair roots, thereby conditioning hair and preventing it from becoming brittle and dull.

Jojoba oil is widely used as an ingredient in shampoos, conditioners, facial, hand and body lotions, cuticle and nail care products, baby care lotions, creams , oils, cleansers, moisturisers, bath oils ,soaps, sunscreen lotions and makeup products.

Jojoba oil is used for  skin diseases as psoriasis .

 Jojoba oil is also used as a base in the manufacture of perfume.

What are the benefits of jojoba oil for skin and hair ?

  1. Moisturising
  2. Antibacterial
  3. Antioxidant
  4. Help soothe sunburns
  5. Help soothe eczema, psoriasis, and other drying skin conditions
  6. Hypoallergenic
  7. Helps control sebum production
  8. Help promote collagen synthesis
  9. Help speed up wound healing
  10. Relieves Psoriasis
  11. Nourishes Hair
  12. Help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  13. Controls Dandruff

Homemade jojoba oil face pack for skin

INGREDIENTS

3 teaspoons of jojoba oil

1 teaspoon of honey

1 teaspoon of oatmeal

METHOD

In a small mixing bowl, add oatmeal, honey and mix well.

Now add jojoba oil and stir well.

Apply a thick layer of the mask and apply on it face for 15 minutes.

Gently wash your face with lukewarm.

Is Jojoba Oil Good For Skin And Hair ?

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