Disadvantages Of Almond Oil On Face

Disadvantages Of Using Almond Oil On The Face

Scientifically, almond oil has been proven to be of great benefit to human skin as it contains the essential ingredients needed to develop and sustain healthy and glowing skin.

However, despite possessing the essential ingredients needed to keep and sustain healthy and glowing skin, almond oil also has its disadvantages.

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Disadvantages Of Applying Almond Oil The Face

People that have nut allergies are advised not to use almond oil as it may result in some serious allergic reactions like:

1. Hives or itchy skin

2. Itchy mouth or throat

3. Swollen tongue

4. Runny nose

5. Itchy or tingly sensation in the nose

6. Stomach cramp

7. Vomiting

8. Diarrhoea

9. Low blood pressure

10. Weak and rapid pulse

11. Dizziness

If you experience these symptoms whenever you apply almond oil to your face, you should consult a doctor to detect what your allergy is.

Asides from allergy reactions, those with acne-prone skin should also avoid applying almond oil directly to the face as it may block the pores and give rise to serious skin concerns like blackheads, whiteheads, acne and hyperpigmentation.

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Benefits of Almond Oil For Hair 

Almond oil is rich in Vitamin B-7, a water-soluble vitamin that promotes the growth of healthy hair.

Medical research proved that continuous usage of almond oil helps prevent hair loss.

How To Make Almond Oil Without An Oil Press Machine And Blender

Almond oil is popularly known to be made with either an oil press machine or a blender.

In this article, I will show you how to make almond oil without an oil press machine or a blender.

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Ingredients/Material Needed To Make Almond Oil Without An Oil Press Machine And Blender

1. Unroasted almond

2. Olive oil

3. Mortar and pestle

4. Storage container

5. Strainer, sieve or cheesecloth

Steps On How To Make Almond Oil Without An Oil Press Machine And Blender

Follow the steps mentioned below to make almond oil with mortar and pestle:

Step 1: Put your unroasted almond into the mortar

Step 2: Pound with your pestle until it changes to powder form (pound in bits, it is less stressful)

Step 3: Turn the pounded almond i.e almond powder into a container

Step 4: Pour your olive oil into this container

Step 5: Then mix thoroughly

Step 6: Store your almond powder and oil mixture in a dry place for 2 weeks

Step 7: After 2 weeks, use a sieve, cheesecloth or strainer to extract your almond oil from the almond powder and oil mixture

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