Almonds aren't just a nutritional snack in between meals. They're also highly beneficial for your complexion -- in numerous ways. More specifically, almond oil or sweet almond oil. This nutty oil can work wonders for your skin, including evening out your skin tone and conquering acne among other benefits.
Ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic practices have used sweet almond oil for centuries to help soften the skin and to treat wounds and cuts. Today, this essential oil is sold in nearly all cosmetic and beauty store. And for good reason!
Sweet almond oil is generally considered the better suited version of the oil for skin. That's because it contains a myriad of nutrients :-
Vitamin A: Stimulates the production of new skin cells.
Vitamin E: Offers antioxidant properties to help prevent skin cell damage.
Zinc: Heals acne or other facial scars.
Oleic Acid: Calms and soothes sensitive, irritated skin.
Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Helps prevent premature aging and protects against sun damage.