Sweet almond carrier oil contains glucosides, minerals and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E. Being rich in protein sweet almond carrier oil is useful for dry, itchy skin, and for cooling overheated skin.
Sweet Almond carrier oil is good for most skin types. It can be used on its own or part of a blend, as a base oil.
The unrefined oil has a delicate, sweet smell and a flavour with a hint of marzipan.
* Sweet almond carrier oil is said to be non-irritating and non-sensitising, and considered safe for cosmetic use but a few people are allergic to cosmetics containing almond oil (likely due to its nut content).*
Lavender essential oil…
Lavender angustifolia essential oil is generally regarded as the most versatile essential oil. Lavender essential oil has antiseptic, balancing, soothing and rejuvenating properties. The soothing properties of lavender essential oil make it ideal oil for use in body skincare preparations for everyday problem skin. It is suitable for all skin types.
Lavender essential oil is also widely used for relaxation and in promoting a restful night. It has a sweet and floral-herbaceous aroma with a woody undertone.
Peppermint essential oil…
Peppermint essential oil has cooling, invigorating, clearing, refreshing and antiseptic properties. It is refreshing to the nasal passages when used as an inhalant. Peppermint essential oil is mildly antiseptic and helps purify the skin. It is useful in maintaining healthy digestion and also as an insect repellent. It has a fresh, bright and minty aroma.
*Peppermint essential oil should not be used on children under 3 years of age. May occasionally be sensitising.*