Beauty Benefits of Grapeseed Oil on Skin and Hair

I have written a lot about grapeseed oil, both in my hair and skin care posts before. The reason is that this oil has so many benefits that it is easily used in many different areas. Grapeseed oil has great effects on hair, skin, and health. So today I will go in depth of the benefits of grapeseed oil.

Reduce inflammation

Due to its rich vitamin E content, grapeseed oil helps decrease inflammations on your skin. It decreases inflammation both on the outer and middle layers of the skin.

Lightens skin

The skin lightening properties help balance the color of your skin and lighten the dark or scarred areas of your skin.

Lightweight

Unlike other oils such as olive oil or coconut oil; grapeseed oil adds shine, moisture, and strength to hair without leaving the hair or skin oily. As it is lightweight, it is much easier to use it daily. Grapeseed oil is also non-comedogenic meaning it does not fill in your pores and cause acne.

Hair Growth

Grapeseed oil is a natural remedy for baldness. It has linoleic acid which helps with the regeneration of hair cells and helps stimulate hair growth.
– Massage a tablespoon of grapeseed oil on to your scalp before taking a shower it will help you get results over time.

Carrier Oil

Grapeseed oil can be used as a carrier oil when you want to combine other essential oils on your skin. Additionally, it can be used in aromatherapy to help lower stress levels. Grape seed oil has a calming effect but would work so much better when combined with other essential oils such as lavender oil.

Heals Open Wounds

In some studies, it has been observed that when applied topically, grapeseed oil helped speed up the healing of open wounds.

Protects from UV Damage

Vitamin E and linoleic acid protect the hair from UV damage as it moisturizes the hair.

Reduces Scarring

Grapeseed oil contains vitamin E, Vitamin C, and Vitamin D all this combined vitamins help reduce scarring. Vitamin C promotes collagen production, which is an important way for the skin to keep healthy and vital.

Acne Scarring

Grapeseed oil also helps with acne scarring. It has astringent properties that minimize pores and helps get rid of those purple and red acne scarring. Acne scars can be worse than acne, as they stay longer, and are harder to cover up. Grapeseed oil helps your skin heal faster.

Anti-Aging

Grapeseed oil helps with collagen promotion meaning it helps fight wrinkles and delays aging.

Moisturizer

Grapeseed oil is a great moisturizer which can be used on dry or any other type of skin. Vitamin E and antioxidants help hydrate the skin perfectly. However, what is great is, unlike other oils or moisturizers grapeseed oil does not clog your pores and cause acne. It helps close pores and hydrate at the same time. So it is a win-win all around.

Prevents & Heals Acne

Grapeseed oil is anti-inflammatory and kills the bacteria that causes acne. So, using grapeseed oil will help soothe, moisturize and fight acne. What other moisturizers can do all that?

Under Eye Bags

If you have a lifestyle that causes under eye bags, you will love grapeseed oil. If you had a sleepless night or a girls night out apply grapeseed oil under your eyes and watch your bags disappear. Grapeseed oil will get rid of those ugly under eye bags. You can keep the oil in a fridge to keep it colder for better and faster results.

Stretch Marks

Best way to get rid of stretch marks is using a good source of moisturizer that has vitamin E oil. Grapeseed oil has vitamin E which helps promote collagen. Collagen promotion help revitalize the skin and help get rid of stretch marks. If you apply grapeseed oil frequently, you will start seeing a difference.

Hair Conditioner

You can also use grapeseed oil on your hair as a conditioner. It is odorless and soaks up fast. The most important fact is that it is so lightweight that it does not make your hair feel greasy. It helps treat frizziness, split ends, dry and brittle hair.  

Dandruff

Dandruff is dead skin cells flaking away. Grapeseed oil is a great moisturizer, so it can help put a stop on your dandruff problem. Drink lots of water and apply/massage grapeseed oil onto your scalp. In a couple weeks you will start seeing results.

Strengthen Hair

Heated grapeseed oil will open up your cuticles and help grow and strengthen your hair. The vitamin E and the anti-oxidants will leave your hair shiny, healthy and vibrant. Here is more on how grapeseed oil can help you get stornger and healtheir hair.

Reduce The Appearance of Age Spots

Vitamin E and linoleic acid will help moisturize, tighten and even your skin tone. The lightening effect helps with the age spots as well.

Reduce The Appearance of Oily Skin

Grapeseed oil has astringent properties which help balance your skin and gets rid of the excess oil your skin could be producing. Less shiny but moisturized skin awaits you.

Firmer Skin

The grapeseed oil is rich in the OPCs (oligomeric proanthocyanidins) and they help eradicate free radicals and promote the restoration of collagen. Thus leaving your skin firm with minimized pores and moisturized skin. I hope you enjoyed this post all about Grapeseed oil and how you can use it to get better hair and skin. Essential oils are always a healthier way to achieve your goals.

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