Use of amaranth oil in cosmetology

Amaranth oil is successfully used in the industrial production of elite cosmetics, thanks to the valuable substances that are present in its composition. First of all, it is squalene, the record for which is the oil from the seeds of amaranth. Squalene is the main component of the human skin, supporting the optimal skin moisture, enriching its oxygen cells and protecting against free radicals. Thus, squalene slows the aging of the skin and actively promotes the rejuvenation of skin cells. In this process it is helped by vitamin E, especially active in the composition of this oil. As in other vegetable oils, unsaturated fatty acids, vitamin B and D vitamins, carotenoids are present in the composition of amaranth oil.

As a component of the skin, squalene promotes rapid absorption of oil and, in practice, does not leave a greasy shine on the skin. Thanks to squalene and a complex of vitamins in its composition, amaranth oil provides additional antibacterial protection for the skin.

Amaranth seed oil nourishes, moisturizes, regenerates, rejuvenates the skin, makes it more elastic and elastic. It can be used for facial skin, lips, hands, for the treatment and strengthening of hair.

Amaranth oil must be used when caring for mature and fading skin of the face, neck and decollete area. Regular application of this oil promotes skin rejuvenation. Also, amaranth seed oil actively fights with manifestations of age-related skin pigmentation.

Amaranth oil perfectly moisturizes, nourishes and softens the skin, so it is recommended for dry, flaky, sensitive and rough skin. Regular application of this oil makes the skin elastic, tender and velvety.

This oil normalizes the activity of sebaceous glands, so it is successfully used with daily care for oily and problem skin. Excellent struggles with acne and pimples. In a word, the skin returns to a healthy appearance.

Amaranth seed oil is effective for damaged skin (scratches, cuts, abrasions, burns, bruises). It is necessary to lubricate the damaged areas with amaranth oil, after washing the wound. Painful sensations are removed almost immediately, and healing occurs 5-6 times faster.

Wound healing ability and being rich in substances that stimulate the natural production of collagen, amaranth seed oil can be used to eliminate postoperative scars.

Amaranth seed oil is successfully used also for stretch marks – it can help to get rid of cellulite or substantially smooth out its external manifestations, increase the elasticity of the muscular mass of the buttocks, chest, thighs. Additional indications for use may be the presence of varicose veins and vascular dystonia.

Amaranth oil is also used in anti-cellulite massage procedures and is used to protect against ultraviolet rays during sunburn.

Amaranth oil is an absolutely natural and environmentally friendly product. It has well-deserved popularity in the production of cosmetics as an ingredient. It is added mainly to caring for the face and body, because the oil contains unique substances that moisturize the skin, retain moisture, protect against dryness and airing, which is very important in the off-season and the cold season. Thanks to its reputation, it is the seed oil of amaranth that is used in the composition of many elite creams and lotions.

Cosmetic Recipes

Nourishing mask for dry skin

Beat the egg yolk, add 2 teaspoons of amaranth seed oil and a teaspoon of honey. Mix everything and apply the mask onto the skin for 15 minutes. Wash off with warm water. Such a mask can be made once a week and soon the skin will become more taut and elastic. Amaranth oil is well combined with other oils that are suitable for your skin, and it also has an excellent effect on the skin in combination with cosmetic clay.

Mask from wrinkles

Dissolve a tablespoon of cosmetic clay with warm water so that there are no lumps, add a tablespoon of amaranth oil and mix everything. Apply the mask to the skin for 15 minutes, then rinse. To get the effect – you need to do this mask regularly.

Amaranth oil for hands

Amaranth oil can replace hand creams, it perfectly softens the skin, removes irritation and dryness. You can just add a little seed oil of amaranth in a normal hand cream (especially recommended in the cold season).

Nourishing mask with cottage cheese

Mask for sensitive skin that lacks moisture. 2 tablespoons ordinary cottage cheese of any fat content mixed with 1 tsp. of amaranth seed oil. Apply onto the face, avoiding the area around the eyes. Hold for ten minutes, then rinse off with water. Within a week, repeat two or three times.

Citrus mask for whitening the face and narrowing the pores

Before applying this mask, we strongly advise you to make sure that you are not allergic to citrus fruits. 1 tbsp. of amaranth oil mixed with 2 tbsp. orange juice, 0.5 tsp. of lemon juice. Dipping cotton swab in the mixture, apply onto face, neck and décolleté area. After 15 minutes you can feel a slight tingling of the acid contained in the citrus fruit. Remove the mask with warm water. This mask is great for removing pigment spots and freckles. It can be used daily.

Amaranth oil for hair

If the hair is dry and brittle, you can simply apply pure oil onto the roots of the hair, distributing it along the entire length, after 15 – 20 minutes, rinse well with shampoo. You can also add a tablespoon of oil in a conventional hair mask. The mask should be applied to the hair with light massaging movements and allowed to stand for 5 minutes, then the hair should be thoroughly rinsed.

Effective mask for strengthening hair

You will need 1 avocado, 1 tbsp. of honey and 2 tbsp. amaranth seed oil. Clean avocado, grind in a blender. Add butter and honey, whisk the mixture to creamy consistency. Apply the resulting mass to damp hair, soak for 20 minutes and rinse thoroughly with a soft shampoo.

Means for giving shine to hair

You will need 6 liters of live beer, 1 tbsp. of amaranth oil, 2 tbsp. of lemon juice, 1 yolk. Yolk, lemon juice and oil – mix until smooth consistency, pour into a slightly warmed beer and mix. Wash the hair with the resulting composition. After the procedure, the hair can be washed with water to remove odor.

Balm for dry and brittle hair

You will need 30 ml of amaranth oil, 2 g of lavender essence, 60 ml of rum. All ingredients should be mixed and rub the mixture into the scalp, leave overnight. In the morning, wash your hair, preferably, do not use shampoo.

Mask from dry dandruff

You will need 4 tablespoons of liquid honey (you can melt on a water bath, but do not heat above 40 degrees) and 2 tablespoons of Amaranth oil, heated to 40 degrees. Mix ingredients and immediately put onto the scalp, put on a shower cap and wrap your head with a warm towel. Soak for half an hour and rinse hair with a mild shampoo.

Probably, it will not be news that problems with skin, hair, nails are often caused by problems inside the body. Therefore, to strengthen the effect of cosmetics, we recommend taking amaranth oil inside.

Also, amaranth oil is used in tanning to protect against sunburn and harmful ultraviolet radiation.

Sunburn thus acquires intense color and longevity. According to research, squalene under the influence of ultraviolet turns into vitamin D, which explains the effect of amaranth oil. For this, you must take amaranth oil 1 tsp. 2 times a day, and after solar procedures, lubricate the body with amaranth seed oil or a moisturizing cream or balm with the addition of this oil. It is necessary to put the oil on the exposed skin and allow to soak for 10 minutes. Remove excess oil with a paper towel.

Amaranth oil is very useful for cracked and chapped lips.

Apply a few drops of oil onto the lips. Amaranth will have a therapeutic effect, restore the delicate skin of the lips and prevent peeling.

Amaranth oil is an excellent massage oil.

With regular application it will help to increase the elasticity of the muscles of the chest, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, actively fighting cellulite deposits. Massage procedures with amaranth oil are recommended at least 2 times a week.

A positive effect of amaranth oil on nails is noticed.

Strengthen the nails will help warm baths from a mixture of amaranth oil (2 tablespoons) with lemon juice (1 tablespoon). Put your fingers in the tub. The procedure can last 15-20 minutes. It is advisable to use it before bedtime. After taking a bath, put on your hands soft gloves for the whole night, so that the oil is better absorbed. Fragility of nails can eliminate and trays with amaranth oil in its pure form. After the procedure, treat the nails with alcohol with the addition of iodine.

This information is for informational purposes only. When using amaranth oil, you need to consult a specialist for contraindications.

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