Don’t you just hate those dark spots that form underneath your eyes and in and around your forehead? Of-course you can conceal them using foundation but when the foundation comes off in the morning, the spots reappear. And also, if you are anything like me, you are not the type of person who likes applying makeup on a daily basis. I reserve that for special days. On ordinary days, I like to keep my face looking and feeling natural.
So a few months ago, I was doing my research to find a natural remedy to take care of these spots forever and I came across my answer – Almond Oil! That’s right, if you have never used almond oil before, be prepared to be amazed beyond belief on how effective it is when it comes to taking care of dark spots, wrinkles and acne and leaving your skin feeling soft and smooth all day long.
Before we delve any further, let us have a brief look at the type of nutrients present in this oil. Almond oil contains a range of skin friendly Vitamins including Vitamin A, C, D, B-6 and B-12. To get complete nutritional information, click here.
Being in oil form, these vitamins can easily be absorbed by the skin cells giving you quick results. Just make sure to be consistent with your use.
How to use almond oil
This is how I used almond oil and found quick results. My skin is easily prone to dark spots under my eyelids as I am currently in college and study a lot. I started applying the oil around the affected area and pretty much all over my face every night before going to sleep. This way the oil could stay on my face for a good 7 to 8 hours. I wash my face with water (no soap) the first thing in the morning and then later use a mild soap to cleanse the face after a few hours. This is generally when I am getting ready to go outside. I started seeing results in around 15 days of doing this. That’s right just 15 days!
The dark spots on my skin reduced considerably and there was a glow to my skin that was previously absent. So I highly encourage anyone reading this article to try it out.
So here’s the summery:
- Apply a thin coat of the oil evenly on your face right before going to bed.
- Wash your face with plain water first thing in the morning.
- Use a mild soap to cleanse the face after a few hours.
- Repeat every night and be consistent to start seeing results
Consuming almond oil
If you can get your hands on 100% pure sweet almond oil, you can even consume it. I used to take around a teaspoon of sweet almond oil every night after I finished applying it on my face. Consuming this oil on a daily basis can give you a range of benefits. It helps you with digestion and strengthens your brain and nerves. Again, this is optional and you need not consume it if you don’t want to. Just applying it on the skin can give you the results you desire.
Almond oil for strengthening your nails
Have brittle nails? In addition to applying the oil on your face every night, apply the oil on your finger nails too. Consistent application will get your nails nice and strong!
Here’s an additional tip. If your skin is prone to acne considering switching from dairy to almond milk. I made this switch a few moths ago and have felt a huge difference in how my skin looks and feels. Plus my ache outbreaks have gone down significantly! Almond milk is filled with nutrients that can easily be absorbed by the body unlike dairy. So it is definitely a great replacement.
What and where to buy?
Make sure to buy 100% pure sweet almond oil. This way you can safely even consume a small amount of oil everyday along with applying it on your skin. I have found that pure oils work better than ones that are mixed. You can easily order this online from amazon.com.
Hope you found this tip useful. If you decide to try this out, please leave a comment here describing what kind of benefits you found while using this.