Jojoba oil is an oil extracted from the seeds of Jojoba plant or scientifically known as Simmondsia chinenis. Jojoba plant is indigenous in northwestern Mexico and southwestern part of the United States. Pronounced as hōˈhōbə, this oil is very rich in vitamins and minerals that are very good for the skin and hair. This oil contains Vitamin E, A, B1, B2, B6, selenium, zinc, iodine and chromium.
Jojoba oil is gold in color when it is in its pure form and becomes clear and translucent when processed. Jojoba oil's absorption properties are comparable to our skin's natural oil which makes it very beneficial for the skin. It is also very safe to use because it is non-toxic and non-allergenic. This oil is highly recommended for people with sensitive skin because it is mild and gentle enough to the skin. Below are some of the beauty benefits of using jojoba oil.
You can use jojoba oil as your daily facial cleanser. Put 2 drops of jojoba oil on a cotton ball and gently apply it on your face and neck. This is very good in removing make up and impurities from the skin. You can also use this as a facial wash. Simply apply a few drops of jojoba oil on your dry face and neck and let it set in for a few minutes before rinsing it with water.
Jojoba oil can help balance oil production and is very effective facial moisturizer without clogging pores. Gently massage a few drops of jojoba oil onto skin day and night after cleansing. You can even use this oil as a lip moisturizer.
Jojoba oil has anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties that can help in treating acne. Put a few drops of jojoba oil on a cotton ball or cotton swab and gently dab it on your breakout. This is very safe to use even for people with sensitive skin. You can apply this twice a day after cleansing.
As you grow older, the natural oil production of the skin decreases. The skin gets dry and becomes less elastic that leads to the formation of wrinkles. Jojoba oil has powerful antioxidants that help prevent and combat wrinkles. Apply the oil around your eyes, face and neck to attain a much younger looking skin.
Make jojoba oil part of your daily beauty regimen to achieve a fresher, beautiful, glowing skin.