12 vegetable oils that replace commercial cosmetics

12 vegetable oils that replace commercial cosmetics

Today we share some vegetable oils that you can use:

  • Almonds
  • Avocado.
  • Wheat germ.
  • Jojoba.
  • Grapeseed.
  • Sesame.
  • Andiroba.
  • Sunflower.
  • Copaiba.
  • Olive.
  • Argan.
  • Rosehip.


Almond oil is composed of monounsaturated fats, oleic acid and linoleic acids (Omega 3 and 6). Hydrant and emollient (substance used to soften a hardness), which acts as a revitalizing oil and helps to give elasticity to the skin. Widely used in the prevention of stretch marks in pregnant women, it can be used for daily skin hydration. It is also a good option for removing makeup and cleaning the skin. You can also use it as an anti-wrinkle and as a moisturizer after the sun. It also helps in some skin problems, such as eczema or acne.

We can make a skin mask with two tablespoons of almond oil, two of soybean oil, one of brewer's yeast and three of oatmeal, mixed with hot water. Mix the first three ingredients well and then add the oats little by little, until they form a homogeneous paste. Add hot water and apply the mask to your face. Let it work for 30 minutes. Then rinse your face with lukewarm water.


A virgin avocado oil that is obtained by cold pressing the stone and pulp. One of the most nutritious oils for being rich in vitamins and minerals. Rich in vegetable fat with vitamins E, A, B1, B2, B3, fatty acids, proteins and minerals.

Inhibits the formation of free radicals, helping to reduce the signs of aging. Strengthens hair reducing its fall and weakness. Useful in massage for chapped and dry hands.

Wheat germ.

It also helps fight free radicals, slowing down aging. It is useful for burns and the tissue healing process. Can be used to hydrate dry knees and elbows. Improves circulation. Improves the appearance of dry hair.


It is an active principle that is popular in the world of cosmetics, especially in hair care. Suitable for all skin types, it can be especially useful in treating acne and inflamed skin.

It is a great moisturizer, prevents skin wrinkles, helps soothe minor irritations on the face, softens hardness and reduces stretch marks from pregnancy.


Used to combat cellulite and stretch marks, it helps to improve the elasticity of tissues and reduces inflammation, it is highly appreciated for its high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Its properties give it an exfoliating, illuminating and protective action at the same time.


Rich in vitamin E it fights free radicals and helps skin regeneration. A natural treasure of essential fatty acids such as omega 3 and omega 6. A great ally to hydrate very dry or damaged skin. Natural revitalizing, nourishes and repairs the skin, providing it with multiple vitamins and antioxidants. Provides firmness and reduces stretch marks.


Known in the Amazon for its great anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and healing properties. Warms the skin and muscles helping nerve and muscle contractions as well as joint pain, bruising, rheumatism, sprains, osteoarthritis, lumbago and sciatica


Hydrates and regenerates tissues, an ideal oil for dry skin. It is high in vitamin E, prevents aging and has antioxidant action. It has anti-inflammatory properties, nourishes and restructures dry skin.


Indicated for dry skin and as an aid in the cure of burns and cuts. It is used for hemorrhoids and dermatoses in general.


It is used as an anti-wrinkle, moisturizer and soothing for dry skin. Especially suitable for dry parts of the body, such as elbows and knees.


Strengthens and prevents hair loss. It is an oil that intensely hydrates and nourishes, a powerful anti-aging and regenerating skin, penetrates easily and does not clog pores. Dermatologists recommend it to treat mild acne and psoriasis.


Reduces fine lines, wrinkles and maintain skin hydration. It still has the power to regenerate tissues, being used in the treatments of spots caused by excessive exposure to the sun, by surgical scars, keloids, acne and burns.

Remember to check with your doctor before starting any treatment or using new products.


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