5 Reasons Why You Should Add This Seed Oil To Your Skincare Routine

Sesame oil has antibacterial properties that help treat acne and also helps keep them at bay by treating acne-causing bacteria. (Photo credit: Pexels)

New Delhi: The use of natural oils in skin care has apparently increased and today you can see people using these oils as essential or carrier oils as part of their skin care routine. Sesame seed oil is one such oil that offers a multitude of benefits to the skin. It is a rich source of antioxidants which gives the skin the power to fight against free radicals that could damage skin cells. On the other hand, it also has the power to reverse the damage caused by pollution and UV rays.

Here are the benefits of adding sesame oil to your skincare stash.

  1. Helps Prevent Acne: Sesame oil has antibacterial properties that help treat acne and also helps keep it at bay by treating acne-causing bacteria.
  2. Assistance dry skin: Just most natural oils, it also helps with dry skin. Dry skin can be a cause of eczema or psoriasis which, in severe cases, can prove fatal. Therefore, to avoid dryness, it is important that the skin is hydrated and sesame oil maintains the moisture in the skin.
  3. Avoid the chances of skin pigmentation: Sesame oil can protect the skin from sun damage, which can potentially prevent the risk of skin pigmentation. Damage to the skin from UV rays is a potential cause of skin pigmentation.
  4. Helps maintain pH levels of the skin. Sesame oil has polyphenols in them, which helps maintain a healthy pH level in the skin. Polyphenols also prevent the skin from becoming too oily or too dry.
  5. Helps brighten the skin. The oil helps remove excess sebum from the skin along with dirt, oil and dead skin cells. When these are removed from the skin, they brighten and make the skin smooth.

Disclaimer: The tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or dietitian before starting any fitness program or making any changes to your diet.

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