5 Amazing Beauty Benefits Of Neem Oil
By: Pinki Mon, 03 June 2019 10:23 AM
The properties of neem and their health benefits is widely known across the world, but not many know about its beauty properties. Though freshly ground paste of the neem leaves would be best, but the oil extracted from it is absolute hassle-free and easy to use. Neem oil is very easily available. But make sure you purchase it from a very reliable store selling ayurvedic products. Here are 5 beauty benefits of the oil.
* Fight Free Radicals
Neem oil has carotenoids and is very rich in antioxidants. These two properties fights free radicals – the catalysts behind early signs of ageing such as wrinkles. Simply massage a tsp of neem oil on your face and neck area for 5-10 minutes twice in a week.
* Helps Heal
Neem has natural antiseptic properties. Note: This is not applicable for open fresh wounds but for dry skin infections. Wash the infected area with antiseptic soap and dab a few drops of neem oil without massaging. Continue doing this for a week or so.
* Helps Retain Skin Elasticity
Neem oil has ample of vitamin E and fatty acids which helps in retaining the elasticity of our skin. In winter days, right after a shower, mix 1 portion of neem oil with 2 portions of coconut oil and apply it all over your body. This will keep your skin soft, hydrated and supple.
* Treats Acne
The anti-inflammatory and analgesic agents found in neem help reduce acne. Neem’s anti-bacterial eliminates acne-causing bacteria on our skin. The oil is also known to reduce the redness and swelling caused by acne.
* Healthy Eyelashes And Eyebrows
Research say that those who apply neem oil on their face every now and then tend to have clean and healthy eyelashes and eyebrows. Neem cleans skin and skin pores, right from the cellular-level. Also, it is widely known that nurturing eyelashes and eyebrows once in a while with beauty oils make them healthy and lush. You can use neem oil to remove make-up as well.