Almond Oil For Skin: 5 Powerful Benefits For Your Face + Who Shouldn’t Use It
Every so often there comes a trendy natural oil that piques the beauty community’s interest. Coconut oil was in the spotlight for a long time; argan and jojoba, too. Almond oil, with its silky slip and skin-nurturing properties, is poised to be another favorite. But how much do you know about the kitchen staple—and what does it actually do for the skin? We spoke with some dermatologists and dove into the research to find out.
What is almond oil?
Almond oil is, well, oil made from almonds. “Almond oil can be a useful ingredient for skin hydration and moisturizing. It contains a high level of fatty acids that can improve the barrier function of skin, and it also contains vitamins D and E so it works as an anti-inflammatory, calming ingredient,” says board-certified dermatologist Rachel Nazarian, M.D..
Source: Mindbodygreen – Almond Oil For Skin: 5 Powerful Benefits For Your Face + Who Shouldn’t Use It By, Alexandra Engler