The many reasons why Avocado Oil is good for your skin…

and the whole family.

We live in a society where our skin and overall appearance are some of the factors which hold great significance. People are often judged by the way they look and carry themselves. Therefore, almost every individual out there wants to have clean, smooth and glowing skin.

Avocado oil is a luscious and thick oil that you can obtain from the flesh of  avocados. The oil of avocados can be used in cooking and is considered as a miracle fruit with outstanding goodness beneficial to your body, both inside and out. Avocado oil has extensive benefits such as anti-inflammatory, healing, moisturising, antioxidant and nourishing properties.

Skin Benefits of Avocado Oil

When used for the skin, Avocado Oil (Persea Americana) is "cold pressed". Cold pressing refers to oils obtained through pressing fruit or seeds with a modern steel press. Cold pressed oils retain all their flavour, aroma, and nutritional value, making these oils great for cooking and skin care requirements.

Avocado oil was originally, and still is, extracted for cosmetic use because of its very high skin penetration and rapid absorption. And naturally it contains vitamins A, B1, B2, D, E, and Beta carotene. Avocado oil is typically yellow green to green brown in colour, and can go cloudy in low temperatures. Because of the costs, commonly very small amounts of avocado oil is added to other carrier oils in order to enrich protein and vitamin content. It is used predominantly by manufacturers in soaps, lotions and creams and by massage therapists.

Get Smoother Skin

Avocado oil contains monounsaturated fatty acids and Vitamin E that helps in giving your skin a smooth texture. The Vitamin E content in avocado oil helps to reduce itching, skin inflammation, rough and cracked skin. The antioxidants present in the oil can help sooth sunburned skin and it has been found that avocado oil is great and effective to treat eczema and psorasis.

We love it so much that we’ve created a Hydrating Organic Botanical Body Lotion which the whole family can use. baimeni’s lotion will tantalise your senses and leave your skin feeling soft and silky. Made with nutrient rich, natural and organic ingredients, this body lotion for normal to dry skin will nourish you, without leaving an oily feel. Breathe in the revitalising aromas of citrus as you massage the lotion into your skin treating you topically and emotionally. When used after a shower or bath, the botanical body lotion will assist with locking in moisture. To read more about our body lotion's nutrient rich ingredients, click here.

baimeni's Hydrating Organic Botanical Body Lotion is free from sulphates, paraben, lanolin, mineral oil, SLS, SLES, petrochemicals, artificial colours and fragrances. Each bottle contains 250ml of joy.

We happily use this body lotion over our own bodies and our children's bodies, including their faces, because there are no nasties and the lotion is made with natural and organic ingredients.

Strengthen Your Skin

Avocado oil is rich in minerals and vitamins which nourish your body from within. It can improve the capability of your skin to regenerate cells. This oil moisturises by providing your skin the essential nutrients to keep it healthy. The minerals like potassium, lecithin, and Vitamin E can penetrate the epidermis and sink deep into the skin layers. The oil provides the nutrients to your skin cells to produce new and healthy skin.

Reduce Dark Circles

Avocado oil can help you get rid of dark circles and under-eye bags as the oil is rich in fatty acid and vitamins. This nourishes the skin under the eye that makes it softer, plumper and wrinkle free.

Post Sun Applications

Post sun exposure, skin can be damaged and dehydrated, so just as we apply a rich sunscreen prior to sun exposure, it is important to nourish the skin post sun exposure. Avocado oil is a great choice for post sun support to aid in the repair of sun damaged skin. Avocado oil helps skin to regenerate and heal, making avocado oil useful for maintaining the health and softness of your skin. According to a 2013 study published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. The Brazilian researchers found that avocado oil is rich in oleic acid and contains essential fatty acids.

"When used in pharmaceutical formulations for topical use, avocado oil can promote increased collagen synthesis and decreased numbers of inflammatory cells during the wound-healing process and may thus be considered a new option for treating skin wounds," the researchers wrote.

The antioxidants found in avocado oil can help soothe sunburned skin. Antioxidants such as Vitamin C and Vitamin E flavonoids, and phenolic acids help to fight free radicals.


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