Moringa Oil Benefits for Skin and Hair
Discover why the beauty experts are using this oil for (almost) everything.
This oil is extracted from the seed of the Moringa plant and considered one of the lightest and most stable natural oils. With great potential to be a match for Moroccan argan oil for hair and even skin, the product is now an essential component in numerous formulas of the natural beauty industry: creams, serums, shampoos, conditioners, and even makeups. Yes, the moringa is the next argan, a miracle in a bottle!
Moringa plant is extremely rich in vitamins (A, C, and E), beta-carotene and mineral salts, mainly chromium, copper, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, selenium and zinc. It also has B vitamins, especially thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin.
Did you know that Moringa is drought resistant and that its seeds help purify water? In contact with the skin, the oil provides intense hydration and helps retain moisture in the skin, keeping it hydrated and thus preventing premature aging. It's used to treat acne, wrinkles, dry or irritated skin, as well as help with wound healing.
* It softens dry skin and maintains moisture in the skin.
* Conditions dry, chapped lips.
* It’s beneficial to treat rough, dry skin conditions like dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis.
The moisturizing and nourishing properties of the oil also work wonders for the hair and can make it stronger, revitalized, nourished, shiny and with extra protection against aggression from external factors of the weather, such as ultraviolet rays.
As a complete active ingredient, moringa contains all the vitamins, minerals and amino acids necessary to produce keratin - a protective protein.
You can use the oil as a finisher to moisturize and reduce frizz or add a few drops in a moisturizing mask for deeper hydration.
To use it as a leave-in, spread a few drops on the hair's length, avoiding the roots. For a moisturizing mask, add a few drops on your usual cream; apply to the length and leave for a few minutes to lock the moisturizer properties. Then rinse thoroughly. The result is brighter, softer and silky hair.