The peanut oil is very often used in cosmetics. It can be found as an ingredient in the lip balms, sunscreens and in the hair products. It can be found in the products for a dry skin, thanks to its repairing properties and in the products for dry hair.
It's very beneficial if you consume it too. It is very healthy for the cardiovascular system, because it is rich with vitamin E, phytosterols, unsaturated fatty acids and resveratrol.
There are a lot of hair masks based on peanut oil, because this oil repairs the hair and it reacts as an antiseptic.
A recipe for a hair mask:
- 1 tablespoon peanut oil
- 3 drops of lemon juice
- 3 drops of tea tree essential oil
You mix the ingredients and you apply the mask. You let it sit on the scalp for 2h and you rinse it with a shampoo afterwards.
Thanks to its content, the vitamin E, it is excellent in improving your skin's health and in skin's protection. This is the reason why this oil is used for body massages.
It is excellent for the dry skin because it nourishes it. You can add few drops of it in your face cream or in your body lotion.
This oil can also help you fight acne, so you can put it on the face or in face masks.
A facial mask against acne:
- 3 tablespoons of peanut oil
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons walnut oil
You mix all the ingredients. You add a boiling water and you mix it again. You let the paste cool down in the fridge for 24 h.
You can use it after 24 h have passed. You apply it on your face and you let it sit for 5 minutes. You rinse it afterwards.
This oil can help you soothe the symptoms of eczema too. You should apply it pure on the skin.
This oil is a real miracle for the dry skin and hair. It is the best between the other repairing oils.