8 ways to use jojoba oil
Do you know much about the benefits of jojoba oil? Pronounced ‘ho-hoba’, this wonder oil has captured the hearts of many.
Not necessarily known as a multi-tasker, it surprised me just how much this nourishing wonder oil is capable of. Not sure yourself? Read on to discover some sensational jojoba oil uses (and why it’s well worth getting yourself a bottle)...
#1: it nourishes your skin, hair and lips
Easily absorbed, jojoba oil is the perfect nourishing product for your whole body, from top to toe. Use it on your face, body, hair – or even your lips for a supremely silky result.
#2: it fades scars and stretch marks
Jojoba oil works tirelessly to fade the appearance of scars and stretch marks and nurture the growth of healthy new cells.
#3: it helps with acne
The antibacterial properties found in jojoba oil help to deeply clean pores and prevent new breakouts from occurring.
#4: it removes makeup
Jojoba oil can be used as a cleansing oil. Adding a few drops to a cotton ball is all you need to gently wipe makeup from your eyes and face.
#5: it softens fine lines and wrinkles
It’s also an anti-ageing wonder! That’s right, jojoba oil works to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and provides a source of antioxidants to your skin.
#6: it soothes skin irritations
Sunburn, heat rash and other skin irritations such as rosacea, psoriasis and eczema can be soothed easily with jojoba oil.
#7: it’s a great massage and bath oil
Adding a few drops of jojoba oil to your bath is a relaxing way to nourish your skin. It also makes for an awesome massage oil, as it leaves your skin feeling hydrated and soft.
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#8: it hydrates your hands and cuticles
If you’re looking to perform a DIY manicure at home, jojoba oil is the perfect option to soften dry cuticles and make your manicure look even better!
7 of the best products enriched with jojoba oil to try…
- The Jojoba Company 100% Natural Australian Jojoba ($29.95, 02 9651 3030)
- Planet Eve Organics Facial Cleansing Oil
- anumi Jojoba Oil Virgin – Certified Organic
- Oil Garden Jojoba Oil
- Thursday Plantation Jojoba Oil
- In Essence Jojoba Body Oil
- Jurlique Jojoba Carrier Oil
What is your favourite multi-tasking product? What would you use jojoba oil for?