A DETAILED GUIDE ON CARRIER OILS

What Are Carrier Oils?

Carrier oils are made from plants. Carrier oils are used to dilute essential oils and “carry” them to your skin. That’s because Essential Oils are potent and can cause irritation when applied directly to your skin. Most carrier oils are unscented or lightly scented and don’t interfere with an essential oil’s therapeutic properties. They may be used alone or with other oils to nourish your skin.

What Are Cold Pressed Carrier Oils?

Cold Pressing is the process in which no chemical substance is involved while extracting the oil from the nuts or seeds. The substance from which the oil has to be extracted is pressed under a horizontal pressing machine that is known as the expeller and the movement of the expeller over the nuts and the seeds compress them and squeeze the oil out. The oil that is extracted is then filtered and then finally it is packaged hygienically for the customers or for the use. The best thing about the cold pressing process of extraction is that there is no residue or oil is produced and hence, it is a much cleaner process as compared to others. And the oil that is produced is also much higher in concentration and is having a natural aroma of their own and their characteristic aroma as well. All our Skinluv oils are cold pressed, unrefined and non-deodorized with all the goodness preserved and bottled up.

Skinluv Argan oil has traditionally been used both topically and orally to improve the health of skin, hair, and nails. It contains a number of different beneficial properties and vitamins that form a powerful combination to boost skin health. It has a nutty aroma and is rich in vitamins A and E, and monounsaturated fatty acids. Argan oil can help treat dry skin and hair, wrinkles, and skin inflammation. This makes it terrific carrier oil for general skin care and massage oils.

Skinluv Jojoba oil has an oily composition, so it can be used as a moisturizer for skin & hair. It is natural remedy for acne, dry skin, and countless other skin conditions. Jojoba Oil is rich in vitamins and minerals that nourish hair, including vitamin C, B, E, copper, and zinc. It’s thought to closely mimic sebum, the skin’s natural oil. Using jojoba oil may help reduce the skin’s oil production in acne-prone people by making the skin think it’s produced enough oil.

Skinluv Rosehip oil is loaded with skin-nourishing vitamins and essential fatty acids. It also contains phenol's that have been shown to have antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties. Rosehip oil is high in vitamins A and C. Vitamin A is a natural retinoid that helps fight aging, and both vitamins can help reverse the effects of the sun on your skin.

Skinluv Avocado Oil is an excellent source of antioxidants, essential fatty acids, & minerals. Also Avocado oil is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins A, D, and E. Hence it is great ingredient for your skin & hair. Avocado oil is high in oleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid thought to help dry, damaged skin. This can be good carrier oil for dry skin remedies and body creams, unless you’re dealing with acne. 

Skinluv Sweet Almond Oil get soaked in your skin quickly which makes it great moisturizer. Sweet Almond Oil is extremely popular for its immense benefits for hair, body, and skin too. The four most important nutrients found in Sweet Almond oil are Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, and zinc. Each nutrient has a specific function. Sweet Almond Oil is teat to nourish & repair your hair. To increase softness and shine, Adding essential oil to benefits your hair can also help.

Beauty Benefits Of Carrier Oils

For Aging Problems

Rich in vitamin A, C, E and essential fatty acids, this brightening, cell regenerating skin oil is the leader for treating wrinkles, stretch marks, pigmentation, sun or skin damage and inflamed skin, plus preventing aging. Avocado oil can enhance the collagen in your skin, which should improve the appearance of your skin and reduce wrinkles. Argan oil increases skin elasticity and reduces appearance of wrinkles. 

Hair Care

Argan oil contains fatty acids and antioxidants like vitamin E, which are beneficial for the hair. Argan oil contains linoleic acid and linolenic acid, which lubricate the hair shaft and help maintain moisture. When you apply jojoba oil on your hair, your hair will become soft and manageable. Jojoba oil can also moisturize the scalp and prevent dandruff.

Healthy Nails

Sweet Almond Oil is moisture-dense ingredient that keep the nail in great condition, decreasing the chance of breakage and peeling. It can greatly improve the appearance of dull cuticles, adding shine and bringing life back into your nails. Avocado oil contains potassium, which promotes keratin production, and this can prevent your nails from becoming brittle, while encouraging growth.   

Makeup Remover

jojoba & sweet almond oils are best option for removing makeup. Rich in vitamins A, E, and D, plus antioxidants and fatty acids, jojoba oil treats the skin while removing products as stubborn as waterproof mascara. Like jojoba oil, sweet almond oil is rich in vitamins A and E and promises to deeply cleanse the skin without breaking you out. It’s incredibly mild, means it's safe to use on all skin types.

Baby Massage

Rose hip oil is high in fats that are good for baby’s skin and help build it up. It helps soothe redness and irritation in baby eczema and other skin rashes. Jojoba oil is recommended for babies with eczema because it helps heal the skin. It’s also high in vitamin E. Use cold-pressed jojoba oil for your baby’s massages. Sweet Almond oil is rich in vitamin E, and in many research it shows that it’s safe to use as a baby massage oil.

Some Features Of Carrier Oils

  • Carrier oils or base oils do not degrade very easily and rapidly when they come in contact with air and moisture present in the environment.
  • These oils are natural but are not that concentrated as compared to the essential oils and hence, they are used for the blending purpose
  • The base oils do not need any other oil for diluting them and hence, most of them are safe to be used on the skin topically.
  • As the carrier oils are also natural substitutes and are having natural characteristics, before using any of the oil for the dilution process, it is better to research about them.
  • The shelf life varies on the basis of the composition of the carrier oils and hence, the shorter shelf life can last up to 6 months and the longer shelf life can last 1-2 years.
  • To maintain the quality and the composition of the oils, they should be stored in an airtight bottle in a cool and dark place.
  • Carrier oils can also be stored in the refrigerators to extend their shelf life.

Expert Advice 

The one and the most amazing thing that makes these carrier oils more amazing and wonderful is the benefits of these carrier oils that makes are used to make the skin more beautiful and wonderful and enhancing the texture of the skin as well. Not only for the skin, but these oils also work the best for the hair in improving the texture of the hair and make them stronger, silkier, shinier, and thicker as well.
So, let us have a look at, as per skin & hair concern which carrier oil will give best results.

Skin Concern

Skin ConcernBest Carrier Oil To treat 
Dry SkinUse Rosehip or Argan oil
Oily SkinUse Sweet Almond oil
Sensitive Skin Use Jojoba or Avocado oil
Aging ProblemsUse Jojoba or Sweet Almond oil
Acne & PimplesUse Jojoba or Argan oil

Hair Concern

Hair ConcernBest Carrier Oil To treat 
Dull HairUse Jojoba or Argan oil
Damaged HairUse Sweet Almond or Argan oil
Thin HairUse Sweet Almond or Avocado oil
Dry ScalpUse Jojoba or Rosehip oil
DandruffUse Rosehip or Avocado oil

Tips To Use Carrier Oils

Avoid Using More – It doesn’t make sense that using extra Carrier oil will give you more benefits. It may gives greasiness. Hence, it may become problematic for your body.

Patch Test Is Required- Do a patch test before applying product direct on skin. If irritation occurs stop using Carrier oil.

Store Them Safely - Store in cool & dry place & away form direct sunlight. keep away from children & pets.

Don’t Intake Carrier Oils – Skinluv Carrier oils are made only for external use. Don’t Intake it.