Carrier oils are one of the most used oils in the beauty industry. They are used to carry the essential oil for topical application. But before starting off with the piece, I would like to give you people a little definition about carrier oils. Carrier oils are are vegetable oils derived from the seeds, kernels or nuts of their respective plants. They can be either really affordable or can be a bit expensive but all have their own therapeutic claims to them. Listing down 10 Carrier Oils that will make your life easier!
10 Carrier Oils and All About Them:
Coconut oil is surely the most famous as well as most widely used carrier oil among all other. Coconut oil contains antifungal, anti-bacterial as well as anti-inflammatory properties which act as the best base for all essential oils. It is rightly called the ‘King Of Carrier Oils’.
Cooking food with olive oil helps to reduce the accumulation of fat in tissues but this is not an end to the benefits of olive oil. Olive oil is rich in Oleic Acid that helps to moisturise skin without being greasy. This is ideal for all skin types and can be used on hair too.
Jojoba oil is an excellent skin and hair conditioner. It is not the best oil for oily skin as it is a bit waxy in nature but definitely a favourite among people with dry and rough skin. This oil is a bit expensive but is surely one of the best among all oils.
- Sesame Seed Oil
Sesame oil or Til ka Tel is used for extra dry and rough skin. This helps to massage skin really well and make skin all soft and beautiful. It is best for matured skin due to the abundance of Vitamin E in it. It gives skin the ample amount of moisture it needs.
Sweet Almond oil is rich in Vitamin E and antioxidants that are ideal for both face and body. It can be a good facial oil which is suitable for all skin types. It also helps in nourishing skin and hair. It is an ideal carrier oil for dry and rough skin.
- Argan Oil
Argan Oil is often called as the ‘miracle oil’ due to its nourishing properties for skin and hair. It is helpful in fading stretch marks and blemishes and also gives intense moisture to the skin and hair. It is also called ‘liquid gold’.
- Apricot Oil
Apricot Oil can be used for both skin and hair care. It is rich in minerals and vitamins that provide the right amount of oiliness for facial massage. It also makes your hair soft and well-manageable. It is ideal for all hair type and all skin types.
- Grapeseed Oil
Grapeseed oil is rich in Omega 6, linoleic acid and vitamin E that helps to penetrate deep into the skin and leave skin smooth and soft. It also gives a glossy effect to the skin and leaves skin baby smooth.
- Sunflower Oil
Sunflower Oil is not only used for cooking but also for skin care too! It is rich in moisturising properties which make it one of the most sought after oils for wrinkled skin. Due to the affordability, almost everyone can use this oil in their daily skin care regime.
- Rosehip Seed Oil
Rosehip seed oil is perhaps not the famous of all carrier oils but is definitely a mine of goodness. It is enriched with the richest source of Vitamin A which helps in anti-ageing treatment, removing scars and blemishes and also in treating redness and irritated skin.
That’s all folks!