Benefits of Sweet Almond Oil

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Sweet almond oil is a very light, thin oil extracted from pressed almonds. Rich in vitamins A, B1, B6 and E, it’s packed with antioxidants, potassium, magnesium and omega-6 fatty acids, which helps to strengthen the hair, moisturize the scalp and promote hair growth. It’s also a good source of iron, which is necessary for strong, healthy hair.

Sweet almond oil is a moisture rich oil that penetrates well into the hair shaft and follicles. This amazing oil eases itching, soreness, dryness, and rashes. It’s good to note that it can do all of this even thought it doesn’t penetrate as deeply as other oils. Like most hair treatments, sweet almond oil, doesn’t create new growth. It does, however moisturize the hair making it less prone to breakage.

Nourishing the hair and smoothing cuticles, sweet almond oil is rich in beneficial protein. Frequent application of proteins to the hair can usually results in dry, brittle hair overtime. As with any protein laden product, take necessary precautions when adding this oil to your hair care routine.

  • To relieve dry, itchy scalp, apply sweet almond oil to dry hair for at least ten minutes and then rinse (thoroughly) in warm water. The results will leave your hair shiny and (VERY) soft.
  • Sweet almond oil excels at removing dead skin cells! It frees the hair allowing it to grow unobstructed. Before you wash your hair, section and rub it into the scalp to help remove any build up.

People with tree nut or peach allergies must be cautious when using almond oil. Discontinue use if any allergic skin reactions occur. Almond oil is perishable and should be stored in a dark cool space and refrigerated after opening.

source: http://thecurlmanual.com

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