Benefits of Flaxseed Oil for Skin and Hair

Flaxseed or Linseed Oil is a rice source of Omega 3 fatty acids. Most people invest a lot of money on getting fish oil supplementary capsules as they are filled with the goodness of Omega 3. Flaxseed oil is comparatively an inexpensive option available in the form of capsules or even flax seeds which help in treating several extreme skin ailments acne, eczema, psoriasis and also aids in treating a host of medical disorders. Check out some of the Benefits of Flaxseed Oil for Skin and Hair.

Benefits of Flaxseed Oil for Skin and Hair

Flaxseed Oil as a regular Moisturizer

Flaxseed oil has anti inflammatory and super hydrating properties. Dry skinned beauties can include flaxseed oil in their nighttime beauty regime. Half an hour before hitting the bed, apply this oil directly on the face and lightly massage it on the skin. blot the excess with a tissue to avoid any staining of clothes or bed sheets.

This nourishes normal to dry skin and seals in moisture thus no flaky dry skin to bother you. Face looks radiant with regular use. Consuming Flaxseeds after meals also improves the quality of the skin.

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Flaxseed Oil fights wrinkles

Wrinkles and fine lines are not appealing as they are signs of skin damage and sometimes make you older than your age. Skin needs extreme hydration to fight these signs of aging and what can be better than Omega 3 supplements. Massage wrinkles several times a day with Flaxseed oil to treat existing age marks and postpone the aging of the skin.

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Flaxseed Oil treats extreme dry skin condition

Itchy and flaky skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema can be treated using Flaxseed oil. The cells of the epidermis convert the fatty acids contained in Flaxseed oil into such hormones which are responsible for preserving the hydration and smoothness of the skin.

Women suffering from extreme dry skin conditions should pick up body lotions, moisturizers creams which contain Flaxseed oil in its ingredients. At home Flaxseed oil can also be used along other carrier oils like avocado oil for a body massage to get quick relief.

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Flaxseed Oil to treat hair Problems

Flaxseed oils is equally effective in treating dandruff, Hair loss and hair prone to breakage. Dandruff or itchy scalp occurs on dry scalp and causes embarrassment. Even hair loss or brittle hair are signs of inadequate nutrition and lack of nourishment to the scalp and follicles. Instead of spending huge amount on spa treatment one can simply include flaxseed oil in their diet.

Add the oil of one flaxseed oil capsule in your shampoo and cleanse your hair as usual to make a hydrating shampoo with added benefits.

Flaxseed Oil adds luster to hair

Who does not want shiny and bouncy hair. Flaxseed oil can add life to dull and brittle strands much better than any heavy oiling treatment or a moisturizing hair masque. In order to apply flaxseed oil wet your hair a little and apply the oil of flaxseed capsule on the strands. Massage the roots well and wash off after half an hour with a shampoo. One does not need any deep conditioning mask or conditioner post shampoo. Air dry the hair and enjoy smooth, shiny and lustrous hair.

Flaxseed Oil for detoxification

Last but not the least flaxseed oil helps to eliminate toxins from the body by increasing the bowel movement. Regular consumption helps you detoxify your system and keeps your weight in check too.

So what are you waiting for guys here is a magic potion for your body. However one must share her medical history with her doctor to know the proportion of flaxseed oil required for your body type 🙂

About Juthika

Juthika is a beauty addict and homemaker. As a freelance blogger she juggles between her work and her grown up daughter. She loves travelling and learning new things every day. Besides her love for eye make up, she is a sucker for good interiors and cooking. Indian sari is her style statement with minimal jewellery and contrasting accessories

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