Moringa oil is found in numerous cosmetics due to moisturizing, cleansing and emollient properties. It’s used in shampoos and conditioners and other hair care products, lotions, body oils, lip balms, anti-aging and wrinkle creams, face creams, soaps and body wash, perfume and deodorants. It’s used for aromatherapy and massage oils because it blends well with essential oils and is a good carrier oil.
Moringa oil absorbs easily into the skin, improving the appearance and radiance of skin. It has skin healthy nutrients like vitamin A, which helps build collagen in the skin, vitamin C to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles, and the healing and anti-inflammatory benefits of vitamin E.
Help for dry skin
It softens dry skin and maintains moisture in the skin.
It is good for conditioning dry, chapped lips.
It’s beneficial to treat rough, dry skin conditions like dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.
It rejuvenates dull, tired and aging skin.
Antioxidants and nutrients help fight free radical damage that can cause skin tissue damage and lead to the formation of wrinkles.
Moringa oil helps improve the appearance of wrinkles and prevents sagging of facial muscles.
Plant hormones called cytokinins, which help promote cell growth and delay damage and destruction of skin tissues.
Vitamin C stabilizes collagen and helps reduce fine lines and repair damaged skin cells.
Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties
Moringa oil has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties and has been used to treat and heal minor skin abrasions; minor cuts and scrapes, bruises, burns, insect bites, rashes, and sunburn and skin infections.
Acne & dark spot prevention
Moringa oil helps clear blackheads and pimples. When used regularly helps prevent the reoccurrence of blemishes.
Helps minimize dark spots from acne and hyper-pigmentation.
Buying and using moringa oil for skincare
*Purchase cold pressed moringa oleifera, which has the most beneficial nutrients.
Moringa Oil Beauty Recipes
Cuticle strengthener: Massage moringa oil into cuticles and nail beds to moisturize cuticles and strengthen nails.
Moisturizing skin toner*: This skin toner is good for all skin types. Mix 1 tablespoon of raw coconut oil and 2 teaspoons of moringa oil with 1 cup of witch hazel. Store in a sterile bottle. Use in the morning and evening to tone and moisturize skin.
For an exfoliating scrub*: Mix raw brown sugar with moringa oil for a gentle scrub for heels, elbows and knees. Apply with circular motions. Rinse with warm water.
Easy makeup remover*: Mix ½ cup of coconut oil and ½ cup of moringa oil with 5 drops of tea tree oil. Store in a bottle. Massage into skin with a cotton ball or pad to remove makeup. (Cotton pads are better to avoid getting cotton fibers into the eyes.)
Moringa Oil Beauty Sleep Treatment
In addition to the benefits of moringa oil, rosehips oil has anti-inflammatory and antioxidants for anti-aging and vitamin c to help reduce dark spots, scars and fine lines. It rejuvenates the skin, helping to keep it smooth and blemish free. Castor oil contains ricinoleic acid (an unsaturated omega-9 fatty acid), it moisturizes the skin and also a treatment for wrinkles and helps reduce dark under-eye circles. Evening primrose oil contains linoleic acid with anti-inflammatory and skin healing properties making it beneficial for skin disorders like eczema, psoriasis and acne (it helps keep pores clear). It also improves blood circulation to rejuvenate tired skin and eyes.
1-ounce moringa oil
1-ounce rosehips oil
1 ½ tablespoons evening primrose oil
4-5 drops (or 2 teaspoons) castor oil
Purchase a dropper bottle. You can put the ingredients directly inside the bottle and blend with a stirrer.
Use this treatment before bed. Gently massage onto your face. You can also use it on your neck.
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