Winters are always so lazy and cozy and I totally adore the holiday vibes. But, my skin gets all melodramatic during this season. After a few trial and errors, these products have become my favorites.
The Body Shop Almond Hand and Nail Butter
It is the perfect overnight hand recovery treatment. Though it is thick, after a few minutes of massaging it into my dry wrinkly hands, no greasy residue is left behind. It provides the perfect amount of hydration and I love using it all year round as I have really dry hands. It is enriched with sweet almond oil and Brazil nut oil.
The Body Shop Strawberry Lip Butter
I have always been a fan of TBS Lip butters and would highly recommend this lip butter to everyone. I even wear it under my lipsticks and lip stains. It is again perfect as an overnight lip treatment. It has no tint and is very thick and henceforth, I would recommend blotting it and then applying your lipstick.
NOW Solutions Sweet Almond Oil
If you are taking one recommendation from this article, then let it be this baby. A few reasons to buy pure sweet almond oil were my growing concern of parabens, mineral oil and nasties found in most of the skincare and hair care products. This is the perfect oil for moisturizing my face and body after a shower. A few drops of this oil can act as an excellent leave-in hair conditioner. It defines my curls without weighing them down. Consistent use on under eye area has helped in slightly reducing my dark circles.
As you all know sweet almond oil is high in Vitamin E and hence has anti-aging properties. When used topically, it reduces fine lines and prevents premature wrinkles. I like to mix this oil with brown sugar and use as a body scrub. I mix a few drops of this oil with my normal hair oil for a scalp conditioning massage that reduces any inflammation.
I mix extra virgin coconut oil and sweet almond oil for massaging my toddler and honestly, this was the first winter where his skin did not look dry even after hours of oil massage.
If you are further interested in the health benefits of sweet almond oil then, the internet is going bananas over this gem.
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Have a great day my friends!