Nut is a useful product, it contains many vitamins and minerals, trace elements. Its unique composition allows its use not only in traditional cuisine and medicine, but also in the field of cosmetics. For example, to take care of the skin of the face, hands and body, hair or nails.
This article explains how to use nut oil in cosmetology, use indications, useful and harmful properties and use recommendations.
Chemical Nut oil composition
Nut oil is rich in vitamins: C, E, A, from Group B. of the minerals, the following stand out: zinc, iodine, calcium and selenium.
Quantitative chemical composition:
|Retinol (vit. A)||0. 008 mg||Potassium||492 mg|
|Ascorbic acid (vit. C)||6 mg||Match||345 mg of phosphorus|
|Hill (vit. b4)||40. 3 mg||Magnesium||127 mg|
|Vitamin E||3 mg||Sulfur||113 mg|
|Philoquinone (vit. k)||0. 027 mg||Calcium||98 mg|
|Vitamin PP||5 mg||Silicon||65 mg|
|Niacina||1. 5 mg||Chlorine||32 mg|
Micronutrients include: iron 2. 5 mg, manganese 2. 1 mg, iodine 0. 031 mg, 0. 6 mg and 0. 7 mg fluoride.
Nut oil also contains saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. The latter are of two types: monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. The saturated are: Mirística – 0. 6 g, Palmitico – 4. 6 g and stearic – 1. 3 g.
The monounsaturated are the omega 9 acids: 12 g oleic acid, 1. 3 g gadoleic acid and errucic acid 2. 6 g. Polynsaturated fatty acids are linoleic (34 g) and linolenic (7. 2 g). It also contains omega-3 fatty acids (7. 3 g) and Omega-6 (33. 6 g).
Indications of use
In cosmetology, nut oil can be used to prepare various facial and body masks or hair masks, such as healing balm for lips or as a nail remedy. It also helps combat skin changes related to age and acne, hydrates and regenerates the skin, and is used as a remedy for and after solar burns and massages.
Useful nuts to skin oil
- Antibacterial and antiseptic effect;
- Reduces inflammation and irritation;
- Fights various fungal lesions;
- Regenerates skin cells, including ag e-related changes;
- saturate collagen skin
- Hydrates and nourishes
- Clarify the appearance of age stains
- Improve the skin tone
- reinforces vascular walls, preventing the appearance of vascular networks;
- Helps in the healing of wounds;
- It helps get rid of scars and scars of various origins.
It is also used in massages or aromatherapy.
The natural ingredients of the product allow it to use it as a universal treatment for all types of skins: fats, dry, mixed or normal. It can be used to calm inflammations and reaffirm the dermis.
For fatty skin
With a walnut oil based mask, clear skin is achieved, without black points or inflammation. It also serves to close the pores.
To do this you will need
- A tablespoon of honey;
- 3 teaspoons of oatmeal;
- 2 teaspoons of nut oil;
- 2 egg whites.
You have to mix all the ingredients, beating the whites until you get a thick foam. The mask is applied to the face and withdraws after it dries completely.
For dry skin
Hydrates and unifies the complexion after using it. It requires the yolk of an egg and 10 g of nut oil.
For mixed skin
- 20 g of nut oil;
- 20 g of green clay;
- 2 g of lemon juice.
It mixes everything until a paste is obtained and applied to the face for half an hour. Clarify with warm water.
For skin prone to inflammation
To calm irritated and inflamed skin, you will need
- chamomile decoction – 2 tablespoons;
- Nut oil – 1 teaspoon
- An colorless henna package.
Henna and chamomile are mixed, and then the oil is added. The composition is applied to the face and washed with warm water after 15-20 minutes.
To give elasticity
The benefits of a mask of this type is that it helps fight wrinkles, moisturizes and nourishes the skin, unifies the tone of the face and improves tonicity. For this mask a mixture of natural oils is used
- Nut oil – 20 gr;
- almond oil – 20 gr;
- peach oil – 20 gr;
- Yellow barbecue oil – 5 gr.
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and shake. Apply on the face before sleeping.
Nut cosmetic oil is actively used as a product component for or after tan. It helps to match the tan and get a uniform and beautiful skin tone. In addition, the oil protects the skin from direct sunlight, avoiding inflammations, irritations and burns. Hazelnut oil is also used in wraps to combat cellulite.
To get a uniform and beautiful tan, you have to mix the five oils:
- Nut oil – 35g;
- 35g sesame oil;
- Yla g-Ylang essential oil – 5 gr;
- lavender oil – 5 gr;
- Wheat (plant germ) – 35 g.
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and heat. Apply two hours before sunbathing.
Remedy for tan
For this remedy, it is also necessary to mix several varieties of oils:
- Nut – 15 gr;
- avocado – 15 gr;
- sesame oil – 15 gr;
- Avellana 15 gr;
- wheat germ – 15 gr;
- calendula – 5 gr;
- mint – 3 g.
Shake the ingredients in a closed container and use after the tan, especially in the damaged areas of the skin.
Ant i-cellulite wraps
It helps prevent skin irregularities by moisturizing the skin and helping to remove excess fluid. Oil is applied in the problematic zone, then wrapped in cellophane and isolates. It is left to act for an hour and clarifies with a contrast shower.
The hair should be taken as much as the face and body. It is especially important for damaged or brittle hair, or the one that has fallen. Nuts help strengthen and restore hair.
To strengthen hair
- 35 g of nut oil;
- 5g honey;
- 1 chicken yolk.
The mixture of ingredients is rubbed in the hair roots and then distributed throughout the length. It is necessary to heat your head. The mask is removed after an hour with warm water and shampoo.
Mask for Hair Growth
For hair to grow faster and stronger, you have to mix half a teaspoon of yeast, 5 grams of honey, half a glass of kefir and 35 grams of nut oil. The kefir is heated and mixed with honey and yeast. The mixture is left in a warm place for 15 minutes until it is foamy. Next, the oil is added and the mask is applied to the hair. After an hour, you have to wash the composition with shampoo.
Healing balm for lips
The lack of vitamins usually causes scalared lips, cracked skin and wounds. Nut oil effectively nourishes the skin of the lips, heals wounds and protects against cracked lips.
For the balm, karité butter – 5 gr, cocoa butter – 15 gr, nut oil – 15 gr and vitamin E – 2 gr are needed. Mix all the ingredients and leave in the fridge.
Effective for brittle nails and with a tendency to leave. Mix walnut oil and lemon essential oil 15 gr and 2 gr, respectively. The composition applies to the nails. Wait for it to be completely absorbed after application.
Contraindications include: individual intolerance, pregnancy and breastfeeding, skin diseases. Not recommended for children under six years.
How to use
Before using it for the first time, it is advisable to do a test to detect possible allergic reactions. To do this, put a few drops of the oil in the elbow and frot you fold. Observe the reaction during the following 6-12 hours. In case of redness, inflammation, irritation or itching, wash it immediately.
The product can be used by making special masks or adding a few drops to the shampoo, the lotion or the enamel of common nails.
Nut oil is a unique, useful and natural product, effective to restore, strengthen and nourish the skin and body, which is used for hair and nails. It is important to strictly follow the recommendations and take into account the contraindications. Before using it for the first time, it is advisable to do a test to detect possible allergic reactions. To do this, put a few drops of the oil in the elbow and frot you fold. Observe the reaction during the following 6-12 hours. In case of redness, inflammation, irritation or itching, wash it immediately.