How to Use Jojoba Oil on Face, Hair and Body? Jojoba oil has been used for years in many personal care products and other homemade recipes across the globe to enhance beauty.
Jojoba oil contains amazing moisturizing benefits for the face, hair, and body.
What Is Jojoba Oil?
Jojoba oil is in fact a liquid wax that is closely similar to the natural oils of the skin sebum. The jojoba oil is extracted from the seed of the jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) plant. This plant is found too hot barren areas of the U.S. including Arizona, southern California, and also in some parts of Northern Mexico.
Jojoba is well known for its moisturizing properties and moisturizes the skin without making it greasy. It is odorless. It also assists the production of the acid mantle, balancing the pH level which protects the skin from harmful bacteria.
As it is odorless and won’t go rancid easily so it’s the smart choice for cosmetics and health and beauty products.
History of Jojoba Oil
Native Americans used jojoba oil to heal their wounds and modern societies start using it since1970s when the hunting of sperm whales was banned ( people hunted these whales for the semi-waxy oil found in their heads). Jojoba oil got popular in the 1970s and is an excellent substitute for whale oil. In the southwestern U.S, nearly 40,000 acres of desert land is used to cultivate jojoba plants for their oil.
Benefits of Jojoba Oil
There are a number of beauty benefits of Jojoba oil. It is an excellent moisturizer and uses in a number of personal care products, cosmetics.
It does not make skin greasy as it is similar to the skin’s natural sebum. Its other benefits are as follows;
- A rich source of vitamins and minerals including vitamins E & B-complex, chromium, zinc, copper, selenium and high levels of iodine.
Jojoba Oil Uses
Jojoba oil has a number of amazing uses and it’s a great moisturizer to soften hands, feet, and body. It absorbs easily into the skin and is suitable for oily, dry, and normal skin. It moisturizes the dry skin patches can also be used on cuticles, wrinkles, and stretch marks.
1.A Good Makeup Remover
It is an excellent moisturizer and does not clog pores. You can use it as a makeup remover. Place a few drops of jojoba oil on a cotton ball and damp on the skin to remove makeup.
Jojoba oil can be used as a lip moisturizer. It is used in a number of lip balms. You can use it in homemade lip balms to avoid dry and crackly lips in winter. You can use jojoba oil with cocoa or shea butter to make a DIY lip balm.
3.Skin Condition Treatment
Jojoba oil works efficiently to treat skin problems like eczema, psoriasis, dry skin, and inflammation. It can also help in dealing with the fungal infections that often arise from eczema and psoriasis reaction.
4.Jojoba Oil For Hair
Jojoba oil has versatile properties it makes your hair grow faster, makes frizzy hair soft by hydrating and smooths the hair shaft. In order to get rid of dandruff, you can massage it to scalps. This moisturizing oil helps to detangle too much dry and rough hair.
It also works in wonder for men as beard oil.
5.Jojoba Oil for Sunburn Treatment
Although it’s not a good idea to use oil on sunburns as it can trap heat inside but this oil as we told earlier a wax-like jojoba and beeswax that actually protect the skin while it heals. It is enriched in Vitamin E to heal the sunburn; you just need to apply few drops of jojoba oil on the affected area.
6.Jojoba Oil for Wart and Foot Fungus
Jojoba is had outstanding anti-fungal properties that can help to treat and prevent blemishes and fungal infections.
7.Jojoba Oil for Acne Treatment
This oil helps to prevent acne & blackheads as it won’t clog pores. You can pour few drops of Jojoba oil on the cotton ball and swipe away on the face to remove excess oil and dirt.
Its use helps to speed up cell regeneration and heal scars associated with acne.
8.Jojoba Oil As Baby Skin Healer
It is the best moisturizer oil to use on the baby’s skin. You can use few drops on an infant’s cradle cap to fight the bacteria that causes it. You can also use it for massaging for kids and babies.
How to Choose Good Quality Jojoba Oil in Pakistan?
It is essential to buy good quality and 100% organic jojoba oil for the face, hair, and body. Always choose the cold-pressed oil as this process of extracting oil ensures it has its beneficial properties. You can purchase the Jojoba oil in Pakistan by doing online shopping or by visiting the store near you.