Sweet Almond Oil
Opal Essence All Natural makes no medical claims about our products.
Sweet Almond Oil is an excellent emollient and moisturizer and is frequently used in cosmetics and skin and hair care products.
Allergens: People with nut allergies should not use products containing Sweet Almond Oil.
emollient /emol·li·ent/ (e-mol´yent)
1. softening or soothing.
2. an agent that softens or soothes the skin, or soothes an irritated internal surface.
Quoted from SweetAlmondOilBenefits.com:
"[T]he skin of your lips is much thinner than facial skin and therefore more delicate. While the skin of your cheeks may become pink and irritated when exposed to the wind or sun, your lips can easily become chapped and the cells may begin to flake off much sooner.
Quoted from FitNRaw.com:
"It is a great source of Vitamin E, magnesium and calcium. If achieving beautiful skin has been your dream, you can turn it into reality by applying this oil regularly. By using this oil, the complexion of your skin will improve and it will glow with health. Benefits of using Sweet Almond Oil:
Quoted from SpaPlayGround.com:
"As an emollient it nourishes and softens the skin helping to keep it smooth to the touch. Almond oil is similar in composition to the oil baby's excrete to keep their skin and hair healthy. This composition is beneficial to protecting and conditioning your skin no matter your age. By helping the skin stay healthy it promotes a youthful skin complexion.
Quoted from LiveStrong.com:
"[S]weet almond oil acts as a humectant to help prevent the loss of moisture.
humectant /hu·mec·tant/ (hu-mek´tant)
1. a substance that promotes retention of moisture.
2. a substance that prevents loss of moisture.
Quoted from HealthyEatingFact.com:
"Almond oil is naturally hypoallergenic, making it safe for all skin types even for sensitive skin and baby skin, except for those with specific allergies to almond. [...] Almond oil can also relieve inflammation, rashes, chapped lips, and sore muscles."
Quoted from DoctorOZ.com:
"Home Remedies Put to the Test
Note: at Opal Essence All Natural we do not put sugar or any other exfoliant in our lip balms. We just found this to be an interesting home remedy that shows the moisturizing properties of Sweet Almond Oil.