grape seed oil and skin: function, principle, how to use
Grape seed oil is a beautiful and natural yellowish or greenish green grape seed refined by cold pressing. It is one of the most popular and effective base oils. Grape seed oil is naturally non-toxic, so it is suitable for children, pregnant women, the elderly and athletes.
Extraction of grape seed oil is more difficult than other oils, because the grape seed is not only fine but also has a hard shell, the fat part of the grape seed only accounts for only 8% ~ 12%.
The 960 kg grape has only about 29 kg of grape seed, which can extract only 1 liter of grape seed oil, so each drop of grape seed oil can be said to be quite precious.
Also worth mentioning is the edible safety of grape seed oil, which has less pesticide contamination than other oils because its hard outer shell is a natural barrier to pesticides.
Why is grape seed oil good to the skin?
Grape seed oil has two very important elements, linoleic acid and anthocyanin.
- Linoleic acid can resist free radicals, anti-aging, help absorb vitamin C and E, strengthen the elasticity of the circulatory system, reduce ultraviolet damage, protect skin collagen, improve swelling and edema of the veins, prevent melanin precipitation.
- Anthocyanin can protect blood vessel elasticity, protect skin from the poison of ultraviolet ray, prevent the destruction of collagen fiber and elastic fiber, maintain the elasticity and tension of skin, and prevent the skin from drooping and wrinkling. Strong penetration, refreshing non-greasy, easily absorbed by the skin, any skin are applicable.
In addition, grape seed oil also contains vitamin B 1, B 3, B 5, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin F, anthocyanin, trace mineral elements, essential fatty acids, fructose, glucose, minerals, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium and grape polyphenols.
Grape seed oil is a great choice for your skin and overall health.
Applicability to the skin
Grape seed oil has strong penetrability and can be used for facial massage and treatment, especially for delicate and sensitive skin, oily, acne and acne skin.
Grape seed oil is rich in vitamin F, minerals and protein, which can enhance the moisturizing effect of the skin. At the same time, it can moisturize and soften the skin. The texture is refreshing and not greasy, and it is easily absorbed by the skin.
Grape Seed OPC has super antioxidant capacity, 50 times that of vitamin E. It can delay aging and prevent arteriosclerosis. It is also known as skin vitamin, which is 20 times that of vitamin C.
Among them, phenol anthocyanins have a whitening effect due to their fat-soluble and water-soluble properties. It can protect the skin from the deep layer and protect the skin from environmental pollution; speed up metabolism, promote dead skin peeling, prevent melanin precipitation; repair cell membrane and cell wall function, promote cell regeneration and restore skin elasticity.
The benefits of Grape seed Oil to the skin.
Increase skin elasticity:
Grape seed oil has a dual effect on the skin. On the one hand, it promotes the formation of appropriate cross-links of collagen, on the other hand, it acts as an effective free radical scavenger. Can prevent skin “overcrosslink”, also prevent the appearance of skin wrinkle and vesicle thereby, keep the skin is soft and moist smooth.
With the human skin by a large number of free radicals and the decline in the ability to resist free radicals, in ultraviolet damage, human skin accelerated aging and wrinkling.
Grape seed oil is an effective anti-oxidation and free radical scavenging beauty and health care products, and easy to skin connective tissue absorption, can help protect the skin from ultraviolet damage, nourishing skin, reduce skin diseases and wrinkles, and even eliminate scars.
Grape seed oil is one of the most effective free radical scavengers so far. Its ability to resist free radical oxidation is 20 times as much as vitamin C and 50 times as much as vitamin E. Can eliminate skin spots, chloasma, butterfly spots and other spots.
Dirty air, UV damage, cosmetics and other factors activate free radicals, leading to a large number of cell death and metabolic disorders, cellular impurities can not metabolize out of the body, resulting in pigment deposition, and the death of aging cells to increase the color of the skin. Make the skin dull and dull. Grape seed oil can accelerate the formation of skin cells, promote cell metabolism, so that the skin becomes white, tender and smooth.
Free radicals attack cells, causing a large number of damage to skin cells, damage to the cell membrane, a large amount of water loss within the cell membrane, resulting in a lack of water in the skin. Dryness, desquamation, and wrinkles. Grape seed oil can make the new cells and protected epidermal cells filled with water to achieve the effect of skin moisturizing.
Acne is the accumulation of lipids in the skin and inflammation of the skin caused by bacteria. Inflammation is due to the presence of histamine, which is an inflammatory factor released by the attack of free radicals on basophils and mast cells, resulting in the rupture of cell membranes. Grape seed oil clears histamine and makes skin smooth. It also has the effect of healing scars.
How to use it?
Apply directly alone or add 5-6 drops of pure vegetable essential oil to 10ml grape seed oil.
- 10ml grape seed oil + 2, 5 drops sandalwood / rose / ylang / orange flower / geranium-increase elasticity to prevent aging.
- 10ml grape seed oil + 2, 5 drops lemon / grapefruit / rose-whitening skin.
- 10ml grape seed oil + 2, 5 drops eucalyptus / lavender / rosemary / basil / mint-treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
- 10ml grape seed oil + 2, 5 drops lavender / geranium / bergamot / lemon-treatment of varicose veins.
- 10ml grape seed oil + 2, 5 drops of rosemary / mint / sage / pine-muscle relaxation.
- 10ml grape seed oil + 2, 5 drops lavender / chamomile / rose / jasmine / neroli-soothing spirit.
- 10ml grape seed oil + 2, 5 drops lavender / rosemary / lemon / grapefruit / geranium-lose weight.
- 5ml grape seed oil + 3, 4 drops lavender / geranium / rosemary-for hair loss, thinning.
- Add 5ml to bath to moisturize skin and prevent skin from cracking.
People suitable for grape seed oil.
- People who need to resist oxidation and delay aging.
- Need beauty, maintain skin whitening, moisturizing, elastic women.
- Poor complexion, gray, melasma, relaxation, wrinkles.
- Patients with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease.
- People with allergies.
- A longtime user of computers, mobile phones, and televisions.
- Antioxidation, desalination of color spots.
- Regulate the dryness of skin caused by endocrine disorders, reduce melanin, whiten skin, remove melasma.
- Stimulate cell division and tissue regeneration, activate surface cells, reduce wrinkles, delay aging.
- Inhibition and clearance of free radicals in the body, play the role of anti-cancer and anti-allergy.
- Anti-prostate cancer, anti-liver tumor effect, but also can resist the damage to the nervous system.
If you want to protect your skin, or look for an antioxidant health care, grape seed oil is a very good choice, it is simple and healthy.