Properties and Application of Avocado Oil
Avocado oil is recommended for conditioning of each hair and scalp type. It can be used in spite of age or gender. This product is obtained from pulp of avocado, large and green fruit with a hard seed inside. Original and natural oil should be unrefined, because otherwise it would loose all valuable ingredients. It should be extracted by cold pressing and stored in a bottle made of dark glass in the room temperature. It is resistant to high temperatures, however at contact with low temperature it thickens. It has characteristic scent and greenish colour; at the bottom of the bottle may gather sediment.
What properties does avocado oil contain? Cosmetic positively influences hair. It indicates regenerative, antibacterial and moisturising properties. It helps with dermatological diseases. People with sensitive skin can easily use avocado oil – product doesn’t cause irritations, allergies or blackheads. What’s interesting, cosmetic restores deficits in epidermis, accelerates healing of small wounds, protects skin against UVA and UVB radiation and impurities from the external world. It can be used for body massage or as an ingredient for nourishing masks.
What is avocado oil influence on hair? The secret to products effectiveness lies in its composition, where you can find: fatty acids (oleic, linoleic, Omega-6 and Omega-9), vitamins (A, B, C, D, E, K, H, PP) and minerals (iron, potassium, iodine, magnesium, calcium). Thanks to those substances avocado oil improves scalp and hair condition. It eliminates dandruff, prevents oily hair, strengthens follicles and conditions scalp. What is more, cosmetic regenerates damaged ends, moisturises dry skin, takes care of dry strands, provides gloss and smoother.
How should you apply avocado oil? Methods of application of this cosmetic on hair is plenty. It can be used as an individual treatment or as an addition to ready products like hair masks and conditioners. Avocado oil should be applied on damp hair to ease combing and drying. You can also rub cosmetic in the scalp to boost blood circulation, strengthen roots and improve absorption of nourishing ingredients contained in oil. Apply cosmetic on dry hair to protect ends or in a form of hair mask for rinse.