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What scrub oil base is best for your skin?

As well as an exfoliant scrubs contain a oil base to nourish the skin. There are many oils suited to be this base, and plant-based oils have some amazing benefits alongside the obvious moisturising benefits. Here I will outline the benefits and why I chose these particular oils for Juliette’s body scrubs.

1) Cold Pressed Grapeseed oil

  •  Grapeseed oil is a great all-rounder. Suitable for all skin types including acne-prone and sensitive skin
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Has high amounts of omega chain fatty acids and Vitamin E and C that is known to help with skins softness, elasticity, and moisture retention
  • Is a light oil that does not clog pores
  • Can assist with premature aging and may help stretch marks, fade scars, and fine lines giving firmer-looking skin
  • Hydrates and moisturises skin
  • Can help prevent sun damage
  • Is a booster for collagen repair and growth

2) Cold Pressed Olive oil in body scrubs

  • Moisturising and hydrating by preventing water loss due to an ingredient called squalene
  • Fights bacteria
  • Can be used for the majority of skin types, (small qty in applications)
  • Helps with the removal of fake tan and makeup
  • Contains antioxidants that assist in fighting environmental damage
  • Olive oil is rich in vitamins A, D, K, and E
  • Tends to clog pores and leave a greasy feeling if used in large quantities
Castor oils derives from the castor bean

3) Castor Oil

  • Castor oil is rich in ricinoleic acid, therefore achieving two results at once. Castor oil hydrates (great for dry skin)  and the ricinoleic acid fights bacteria
  • Has good anti-inflammatory properties that assist with irritated skin
  • Helps to stimulate collagen production and elastin
  • Aids in removing dirt and grime from the skin
  • Well known for its healing properties Castor Oil assists with fighting eczema, rosacea, and dermatitis and like type issues
  • Rejuvenates the skin, leaving it soft and smooth
  • Contains goodness via vitamin E, proteins, and Omega 6 fats
  • Castor oil also has the ability to enhance the absorption of other cosmetic ingredients.
  • Rare to be associated with any skin sensitivities
  • Can leave a slightly tacky feeling on the skin
  • Helps soothe sunburn
  • The antioxidants in castor oil help prevent wrinkles

4) Fractionated Coconut Oil

  • Is a natural agent for giving moisture to your skin
  • Easily absorbed into the skin
  • Fractionated coconut oil is the queen of cleansing by removing gunk and dirt without removing your skins natural oils
  • Amazing for Normal to dry or sensitive skin
  • Fantastic carrier oil for essential oils
  • Fractionated coconut oil is high in vitamin A, E, and C
  • Contains antioxidants to aid in firming the appearance of aging skin
  • Has properties to nourish and balance your skin health
  • Soothes razor bumps and razor burn

5) Rosehip seed oil

  • Contains fatty acids make rosehip seed oil an excellent option for hydrating irritated, dry skin
  • The human skin easily absorbs rosehip seed oil, this allows powerful antioxidants to seep deep into the layers of skin
  • It is a non greasy, dry oil
  • Fabulous for all skin types
  • Rich in vitamin A (retinol) and C Rosehip seed oil assists in skin cell regeneration and boosting our skin’s radiance
  • With an abundance of what are called polyphenols and anthocyanin along with vitamin E, rosehip oil may assist with easing the irritants caused by Dermatitis, Rosacea, psoriasis, and eczema
  • Vitamins in Rosehip seed oil help with sun damage
  • Is known to assist in the reduction of fine lines and scars

6) Avocado Oil

  • Wonderful for sunburn
  • Promotes collagen production
  • Is known to help prevent and treat acne
  • Softens and hydrates your skin to leave it glowing
  • Rich in vitamins A, E, C, and K
  • Moisturises dry skin assists with those fine lines and wrinkles
  • Avocado oil has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties
  • Helps with easing the irritants caused by Dermatitis, Rosacea, psoriasis, and eczema
  • A little goes a long way

 With all these amazing beneficial properties what’s not to love about these oils!

 We carefully choose specific blends of these oils to provide body scrubs that offer a range of benefits for your skin.

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