Cold-pressed pomegranate seeds oil is full of nutrients that have fantastic effects on the skin. It is a popular ingredient in many beauty products from numerous high-brands in the industry. Here are the top 8 skin benefits of this fantastic oil:
It prevents skin aging
It has powerful anti-inflammatory properties due to the fact that it contains punic acid and also Omega-5. It fights against free radicals, thus preventing skin aging.
It heals dry skin
It is a powerful moisturizer which makes it perfect for dry skin.
It prevents skin infections
If you suffer from skin infections such as eczemas or psoriasis, pomegranate seeds oil is great for treating those, as well, due to the fact that it has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
It keeps the scalp skin healthy
It calms and combats scalp bacteria due to the fact that it also has anti-itching properties. It also balances the PH of the skin on the scalp, stimulating hair growth and efficiently cleaning oily hair.
It heals wounds
Pomegranate seeds oil has also been proven efficient in healing wounds and reducing scars.
It keeps the skin smooth
It is rich in iron, which is an essential in oxygen absorption. Oxygen is essential for keeping the health of our cells, including skin cells.
It is a great makeup remover
Combined with other oils such as coconut oil, sesame oil, avocado oil, Castor oil or olive oil, pomegranate seeds oil makes a great makeup remover. Due to the fact that it contains flavonoids and punic acid it cleans and nourishes the skin, at the same time.
It prevents skin cancer
It has powerful anti-oxidant and anti-tumor properties. To benefit from its amazing properties, here’s an exfoliating shower lotion recipe based on pomegranate seeds oil:
- 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
- 2 tablespoons of coconut flakes
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- 1 tablespoon of pomegranate seeds oil
- 1 tablespoon of grated orange peel
- 1 teaspoon of rose water
Mix all the ingredients well in a glass bowl with a wooden spoon.