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321 Oil Away Web readyTake a look at these amazing benefits of using natural oils for your skin…A #teamnatural #nomakeup Summer it is!


1. Moringa Oil
Best for: Protection from sun damage

Why?Contains high content of antioxidants and is loaded with nutrients like calcium, vitamin A, B, C, D, E and minerals: copper, iron, zinc, magnesium, silica and manganese.


  • Protects skin from sun damage and aging
  • Diminishes wrinkles
  • Lightens skin tone
  • Deeply moisturises the skin

2. Argan Oil
Best for: Anti-aging

Why? It contains high amount of vitamin E which helps to reduce the free radical damage. It also contains saponins, which act as a skin softening agent. The oil restores the skin’s hydro-lipid layer, this helps to fight off early signs of ageing (not that us Skool girls need worry about fine lines and wrinkles right now…I hope!)

  • Provides sun protection
  • Heals scars and joint pain
  • Enhances the bodies immunity and circulation by reducing inflammation.
  • Relives dry and itchy skin
  • Removes stretch marks

3. Rose hip seed Oil
Best for: Restoring moisture

Why? It contains essential fatty acids, an antioxidant (vitamin C), and a natural retinol (vitamin A) making it ideal for protecting your skin as well as increasing cell turnover.

  • Improves skin elasticity
  • Boost skin cell regeneration
  • Provides anti-aging properties
  • Heals scars

4. Tea tree Oil
Best for:Relieving Acne

Why? Pure tea tree oil is a natural alternative for healing pimples, spots and blemishes opposed to using harsh chemicals and alcohol.

  • Cure athlete’s foot and fungal nail infection.
  • Antiseptic properties: treats cuts, wounds, burns, boils and other skin disorders.
  • Soothes skin and reduces redness and itching
  • Cure for corns
  • Cure for chapped lips.
  • Undiluted tea tree oil cures warts.

5. Almond Oil
Best for: Balancing complexion

Why? Almond oil is antioxidant rich, high in vitamin A.B and E, fat and protein content and contains a plethora of essential nutrients helping to maintain moisture levels of the skin.

  • Improve the complexion and retaining glow
  • Soothe skin irritation and skin inflammation
  • Relieve dry and irritated skin
  • Nourish skin, making it softer and smoother
  • Cures chapped lips and body rashes.

6. Mustard Oil
Best for: Achieving smoothness

Why? It’s extremely beneficial for skin and is often used in aroma therapy treatments. Before applying, it is advisable to do patch a test to ensure that you are not allergic to it. 

  • Removes tan and dark spots
  • Lightens the skin
  • Natural sunscreen
  • Stimulates sweat glands
  • Promotes lip care
  • Treats rashes and infections

7. Coconut Oil
Best for: Relieving Dry Skin

Why? It has a high fat content consisting of 90% of saturated fats, which act as a great skin moisturiser. It also contains Vitamin E, which is known for its skin smoothing properties.

  • Fights skin infections
  • Repairs damaged skin
  • Reduces wrinkles
  • Treats sunburn and rashes

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