How to leave your skin feeling smooth with almond oil

Let’s face it, not every skincare product has a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach. Everyone has a different skin type with different needs. Dawn’s Shea Butter and Almond Oil Body Lotion was created for all skin types, more specifically for very dry skin. It has intense moisturising properties, designed to leave your skin feeling luxuriously smooth and soft.

What is your goal when it comes to skincare? Are you looking for that summer glow or do you suffer from dry and sensitive skin? If your answer is yes, Dawn has the solution for you. We recognised the magical healing properties of pure almond oil for skin, added in the hydrating elements of shea butter and combined it into one lotion, giving you the best of both worlds.

First things first, let’s discover what type of skin you have. Once you learn to understand your skin, you will have a better understanding of how to treat and care for it.

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There’s an easy way to identify your skin type, it’s called the ‘Bare-Faced’ method. Wash your face like you normally would, pat it dry lightly and leave it bare for about 30 minutes. Once the time is up, examine your T-zone, cheeks and chin for any of the following:

• If your skin feels tight, dry and uncomfortable; you have dry skin.
• If you notice a slight shine on your T-zone; you have combination skin.
• And lastly, if you have a noticeable shine all over; you have oily skin.

Now that you’ve identified your skin type, let’s talk skincare goals and whether you should be adding almond oil to your daily routine.

It’s no secret that almonds are good for you. You can add them to salads or smoothies, but who knew you could add it to your skincare regime too? This mighty nut is packed full of all the beneficial vitamins and minerals that you’ll need to take your skin to the next level.

Before using any product, always ensure you do a small patch test on your wrist to identify any possible side effect or allergic reactions. If you have a nut allergy, it’s best to avoid almond oil completely and look for a substitute.

“Look after yourself from within and your beauty will shine through on your skin.”
Shanina Shaik

Did you know that the best almond oil for skin is sweet almond oil? It is kinder and less likely to cause a reaction. It is also hypoallergenic. This means that it contains few allergy-triggering substances. It’s considered to be a generally safe product to use on your skin and can be used on most skin types as it has different uses.

How to use almond oil for skin

Pure almond oil can be applied directly to your face. Take a few drops and rub it together in your hands then gently massage into your face. This will provide instant hydration. Here are some ways to use almond oil to get smooth, glowing skin:

• Make a face scrub by adding sugar to the oil for a quick-and-easy exfoliator
• Add salt to the oil to make a body scrub to remove dead skin cells
• Massage the oil into your nail cuticles for smooth tips
• Add a few drops to a hot bath to smooth and soften the skin


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Benefits of almond oil

Whilst science cannot back up the benefits pure almond oil has on your skin, research and clinical studies suggest that almond oil can:

• Reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks
• Help reduce the amount of sun damage
• Hydrate and moisture dry, chapped and sensitive skin
• Assist in improving the appearance of acne
• Treat common skin conditions like eczema and dermatitis

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Taking care of your skin shouldn’t be an afterthought. Afterall, it’s the skin you live in every day. You should also take into consideration that while you can buy all the beauty products guaranteed to give you glowing skin, it also starts from within.

Get the full benefits of thriving skin with a well-balanced and healthy diet. Take it up a notch by getting the blood pumping throughout your body. Trust us, your skin will thank you later!

Although some might say that our Shea Butter and Almond Oil Body Lotion is quite miraculous for dry skin, some might say their skin has been brought back from the dead. We use only the best almond oil for your skin. See for yourselves, try it out today!

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