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5 Oils and Alternative Treatments for Your Skin

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5 Oils And Alternative Treatments For Your Skin

Looking for smooth and radiant skin?

Treat your skin today with some natural alternatives. There are many products on the market that promise to cure your skin ailments, natural alternatives have proven to be effective and one of the safest methods of treatment for your skin. Skin issues can happen at any age. Whether you have dry, oily, or sensitive skin, it can get complicated. Here are just a few different oils that are easy to add to your skin maintenance routine and can help with any frustrations you may be facing. 

 

Moringa Oil

Moringa Oil

Moringa oil has been around for thousands of years and was originally used by ancient Egyptians. This oil contains antioxidants and fatty acids that help prevent the skin from sun damage and aging while being a natural moisturizer. 

Argan Oil

Argan Oil

Argan oil is used today as effective anti-aging treatments. Regular use of argan oil can help tighten the skin and increase oxygenation and nutrients in the cells. Additionally, argan oil is a rich source of vitamin E, which is required for healthy skin, hair and eyes.

Coconut Oil

Not only is coconut oil used for skin treatments, it can also be used to whiten your teeth! If you spend a lot of time in the sun and have dry skin, coconut oil can be used to replenish and moisturize your skin. If you’re looking to whiten your teeth, doing a coconut rinse has been proven to remove bacteria and plaque. 

Rosehip Oil

This oil has a high content of Vitamin C and Omega fatty acids. It is an excellent treatment for restoring the skin and helping heal scar tissue. This oil will help your skin feel replenished and brightened. 

Hemp Seed Oil

Hemp Seed Oil

If you struggle with oily skin and blocked pores. Believe it or not, this dry oil can help. Hemp seed oil has a high content of Omega fatty acids that can reduce pore size and eliminate acne. This oil is also used to treat psorias and eczema because of its anti-inflammatory properties. 

Here are some other alternative treatments for healthy looking skin!

Avoid food allergies: Most people with skin issues also have food allergies that can worsen their skin. Furthermore, common foods to avoid include gluten, dairy and artificial additives. Therefore, you can eliminate each food group one at a time to test if it improves your skin.

Replace meat and dairy: With replacing inflammatory saturated fats with unsaturated fats, you can increase your intake of nutrients that can aid your skin. Also unsaturated fats to add to your diet include avocado, olive oil, nuts and flaxseed.

Probiotics: Taking a daily probiotic supplement reduces symptoms of dermatitis, a disorder causing itchy, red skin. In addition, probiotics add healthy bacteria to your gut, improving your digestive tract, which in turn improves the overall health and function of your body.

Remove sugar: Remove sugar and processed foods from your diet. Besides not having rich nutritional value, processed foods can affect and worsen allergies and skin disorders.

Herbal Tea: Herbal teas are able to reduce inflammation that comes with eczema. Teas to try include chamomile tea, nettle tea, or drinking aloe vera. 

Acupuncture: It can stimulate the production of endorphins in the body.  Which can then improve functioning of the immune and endocrine systems. Improving these systems can greatly affect the skin and restore it to better health.

 

Summary

Like most common health issues, a healthy diet, exercise, and reducing stress can be of great help. Environmental factors can have a large impact on skin and overall health of the body. By following a daily routine that that includes eating natural foods, exercising regularly, and eliminating excess stress, you can start to see your skin improve as well! Interested in trying it out? 

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