The Sweet Almond oil comes exclusively from edible almonds (Prunus amygdalus var Dulcis) selectively cultivated for their sweet taste. It is the oil popularly used for skin and hair care.
Almond oil is an age-old ingredient for health and beauty. Its use has been recorded much before science figured out the goodness of this seed oil. Almond oil is popularly used in Southeast Asia and the Mediterranean.
Owing to the generous amounts of monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, potassium, proteins, zinc, and a number of other vitamins and minerals that the seed and the oil content, almond oil works wonders for the skin, hair, and health.
Being non-comedogenic, it’s a non-greasy lubricant, medium-light with quick absorption rate so works well on the face and even on sensitive skin. Also used as Carrier Oil for using Essential Oils.
It also acts as an emollient and is good for dry, flaky, irritated skin and for preventing skin spots: