Jojoba Essential Oil for Dry Skin
The Jojoba Essential Oil is effective in moisturizing the skin, controlling oily skin, controlling acne, treating chapped lips, healing dry cuticles, for cracked feet and dry hands, for eczema and psoriasis, reducing the effects of sunburn, controlling hair loss, and controlling dandruff.
Jojoba oil is extracted from pressing alone and then it is leached. This extraction process is what gives Jojoba oil its weight, color, and slight fragrance. This also gives Jojoba its texture.
Native Americans were some of the first people to use Jojoba oil. The shrub grows in places such as Mexico, Arizona, and California. It grows in many types of soil and can grow in porous rocks as well.
In the 1700's, Jojoba oil was written about by Father Junipero Serra. He was the founder of over 20 missions in California. He wrote that the Native Americans used it for healing sunburns, cuts, and bruises. They also used it to cook with.
Blends Well With
Sweet Almond Oil
There have been no proven side effects of Jojoba oil, but it is always a good idea to do a small patch test on the skin to see if you have sensitivities to the oil.
Benefits and Uses
Jojoba oil moisturizes your skin because it is an emollient. It helps to get rid of any dry patches on your skin and can also be used on the scalp. It works great on the face, hands, and feet.
When you are shaving, why not try Jojoba oil as a shaving cream? Because of its oily texture, it helps to get rid of razor burn and can help heal cuts from shaving. Because there are no harsh chemicals in Jojoba oil, it is very safe for shaving.
Jojoba oil will not clog your pores so it works great as a cleanser or make-up remover. It works well as a cleanser because it helps to get rid of any bacteria on your face that may cause break outs. Because it also helps with collagen building, it helps to get rid of the fine lines and wrinkles on your face.