Carrot oil (Daucus Carota Sativa) is considered to be one of the top cosmetic oils for face and body skin care as well as for hair treatment, since it’s particularly rich in B-Carotene, antioxidants, vitamins A, B, C, D & E, and fatty acids. Thanks to its rich composition, it stands out for its antioxidant, regenerative, healing and anti-aging properties, making it a special and necessary ally for both beauty and health.
Which are the benefits of carrot oil?
Tanning – Sun Protection: Carrot oil is well known for its ability to speed up the tanning process as it increases melanin production. You can also use it to protect your skin from solar radiation, since it offers natural sun protection, or after exposure to the sun for the proper skin and hair care.
Hydration – Youthful look: Offers deep hydration, revitalization and nourishment, thus it’s ideal for treating very dry, dehydrated, sensitive and mature skin. In addition, thanks to its antioxidant action, it fights against free radicals and factors that lead to premature aging.
Revival – Elasticity: Carrot oil contributes to the renewal of cells, enhances the regeneration and healing process of the skin, increases its elasticity, while helping to prevent the formation of stretch marks.
Hair care: Absolute ally for repairing and revitalizing damaged hair as well as for color protection in dyed hair. Apply from roots to ends, also massaging the scalp lightly. Leave on for at least half an hour before washing off. To easily remove from hair, apply shampoo and massage well before adding any water.
Yet, if you prefer DIY hair care recipes and your hair is oily, try this:
Mix two parts of Carrot Oil with one part of Jojoba Oil. Put a sufficient amount of the mixture into your palms, apply from roots to ends, massaging lightly. For better results, wrap your hair with a towel, leaving the oil to act overnight. You may also use it on the beach!
Carrot oil, thanks to its strong antioxidant action, will hydrate and nourish your hair deeply, protecting its color, while jojoba oil will help to balance hair oiliness!
Haven’t you made carrot oil your ally yet?