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Sesame Oil for Skin Care: Easy and Efficient

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Mostly known as cooking ingredient and salad dressing, sesame oil for skin is an excellent natural remedy as it also has all necessary properties to help improve the state of your skin and even get rid of certain conditions.

The benefits of sesame oil on skin

According to Youthing Strategies, sesame seed oil has a number of features that may improve your skin condition and even help fighting certain diseases. These features include:

  • Anti-bacterial and antiviral

Due to the ability of eliminating parasites and bacteria, sesame seed oil is an effective product in fighting acne and conditions like athlete’s foot.


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  • Protection from UV and after sun product

Sesame oil neutralizes the activity of free radicals that are formed in our skin and therefore protects the cells from being destroyed. As well it can be used as a care product after exposure to the sun, as the oil assists in reducing inflammation and redness.

  • Skin cleansing

If you have problematic skin with blackheads and toxins, sesame oil is a product of choice for you. It dissolves the oils in skin, frees it from toxins and eliminates blackheads. However, you should remember that sesame oil tends to leave a bit oily trace on the skin after application; therefore, it will be more suitable for people with normal or dry skin.


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How to use sesame oil on your skin

There are few ways to use sesame oil for your skin depending on purpose of usage and skin condition, as Priyo News states. However, we can provide you with few general tips and beauty recipes that will benefit your skin.

  • In order to give your skin a nice and nutrient night treatment, mix ½ cup of sesame seed oil with ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar and ¼ cup of water, and apply the mixture on your face as a cream, but before splash it a bit with water. Such treatment will smooth and moisturize the skin along with eliminating bacteria, resulting in healthy and glowing skin.
  • To make a facial scrub, use approximately half tablespoon of rice powder and mix it with one teaspoon of sesame oil. Rub your face with the scrub gently and then wash it off with warm water.

Note: as has been mentioned above, sesame seed oil is not the best choice for people with oily skin, as the usage of sesame oil may lead to more problems. As well before using any natural product, despite all the beneficial features it possesses, it is advised to first see the specialist and to determine whether the product will be suitable for your  skin type or not.