Sesame oil is a popular food, easy to buy with the lower price but it contains many minerals, protein, antioxidants and lecithin which help beautify effectively. In fact, some spa resorts on many large islands of the world also prefer to use sesame oil to make massage therapy to customers. Besides the use during food preparation, sesame oil is considered as one of the natural oils nourishing the skin and hair very good.
If you have a dry skin or get a few wrinkles, try applying a little sesame oil on the skin. Sesame oil contains a high rate of antioxidants and vitamin E which help prevent the common signs of aging. Besides, sesame oil can be used to massage the skin from the outside. You apply a little sesame oil directly into the skin and massage within 4 to 5 minutes. Regular massage with sesame oil helps maintain a more youthful skin. In addition, this oil is also help to tighten skin pores and reduce skin infections.
- Protect the skin from the sun
The strong sun light in the summer can easily make our skin to get sunburn and hurt without skin protection methods effectively. However, you can totally use sesame oil as a natural sunscreen for your sensitive skin under the sun. In fact, sesame oil can prevent about 30% of the sun’s rays. You apply sesame oil to the skin every 1 or 2 hours of sun exposure for optimal effectiveness.
- Skin care
To do skin care, you can mix 1/6 cup of apple cider vinegar with ½ cup of sesame oil and ¼ cup of warm water. You can use this mixture as a solution to nourish and regenerate skin at night. You should reduce the amount of apple cider vinegar if your skin is thin and easy to get irritation. Many people used this method and received wonderful result with a bright and smooth skin after 1 month.
- Hair care
You may not know that, sesame oil helps prevent itchy scalp and reduce dandruff effectively. You can mix sesame oil with coconut oil and apply it on the scalp. Using this mixture regularly will help reduce dandruff and hair loss as well as stimulating the hair growth. Let massage your hair with sesame oil every week and feel effective.
- Anti-inflammation of the skin
Sesame oil can help prevent infections because it has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory feature. In addition, it can be used to treat a number of skin diseases such as eczema and psoriasis as well. However, in this case, you should consult your doctor before using.