The Ideal Natural Ingredient: Avocado

avocado-oilWe have mentioned before the unlimited benefits that our skin can gain from using natural ingredients in natural and organic skin care products.  From moisturizing to nurturing the skin, these ingredients are the new boom in the natural cosmetic industry.  One of these ingredients is avocado oil.
Oil found in avocados is rich, has extremely high penetrating qualities and contains vitamins A, D and E, lecithin, potassium (more than what you can find in a banana, about 60% more), beta-carotene and over 20 essential fatty acids (palmitic, palmitoleic, stearic, oleic, linoleum and linolenic among others).
It’s very beneficial to the skin and considered the ideal ingredient. It is high in sterolins (also known as plant steroids) which help soften the skin and offers a superior moisturizing effect. Avocado oil also helps heal the skin from injuries from sun exposure and scars.  Compared to jojoba, coconut, olive, apricot kernel and sesame, avocado has more sunscreen benefits.
The oil in avocados is good in making the skin strong by triggering the production of collagen. This helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and skin tone is enhanced.  Collagen is also responsible for the development of new cells and tissues that avoid the viruses and bacteria from entering.
It helps in the regeneration and rejuvenating process of the skin.  Because of its emollient properties it is a wonderful ingredient for mature skins. It also aids in relieving the dryness and itchiness caused by psoriasis and eczema.
There are many natural skin care products containing avocado oil online. You can find products such as:  skin care oils, face masks,  shampoo, conditioner, moisturizer, hand cream, eye cream, lip balm and anti-frizz hair balm.
Some companies online can provide you with a wide range of products for you to choose from, all containing avocado oil. Starwest Botanicals offers different types of unrefined avocado oils, from 4oz. to a gallon. Prices range from $9.00 to $119.00. Nivea Body Smooth Sensation Body Oil with Natural Avocado Oil is specifically formulated for extra dry skin and offers a fast absorbing formula. This product can be purchased online for $9.99.Nailtiques Avocado Foot Cream is a deep penetrating, non-greasy moisturizing cream specifically formuated for dry feet and calloused areas. You can find this product for $15.00. Another product that may interest buyers is the Crabtree & Evelyn Avocado Oil Bath and Shower Gel for $24.00. This product is rich  in protein, oil minerals and vitamins A and B.
ALl these products can be purchased online, some offer free shipping.
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