Nothing can be more relaxing than a good oil massage for your tired and exhausted muscles.There are various massage oils that can make your skin healthy by providing proper nourishment to your skin. After receiving an oil massage you will feel rejuvenated and healthy.
Massage oils are used in different kinds of massage therapy like Ayurvedic massage, Swedish massage, Japanese massage, etc. 3 most popular massage oils and how they help you maintain healthy skin are discussed hereunder.
Most massage oils are derived from the flower and herbs extracts and are very nourishing for the skin. When these oils are coupled with massage, their effectiveness increases remarkably.
Jojoba oil is considered as one of the best massage oils for healthy skin. For centuries, it has been used in the beauty products including skin care products due to its healing properties. When used on excessively dry skin, it aids in the replenishment of the skin’s sebum.
Jojoba oil acts as a wonderful moisturizer and keeps your skin hydrated for quite a long time. Jojoba oil acts as a natural cleanser and helps in preventing breakouts and blemishes. It is also effective against acne and oily skin.
Coconut oil too is regarded very effective in nourishing the skin. Since it contains natural moisturizing properties, it is effective in conditioning the skin. When you massage with this oil, it penetrates deep into the inner layers of skin and decreases inflammation of skin. Thus, it is effective against liver spots, blemishes, sun damage and also reduces the signs of aging.
The next valuable massage oil used to cleanse and nourish the skin is the olive oil. For thousands of years, it has been known for its skincare benefits. This oil is packed with antioxidants, which help in repairing the damaged skin cells.
People with sun damaged skin can apply it to get relief from their problem. Olive oil acts as a powerful moisturizer. And its high levels of polyphenols content help in protecting the skin from the damaging effects of the free radicals.
Extra virgin olive oil is pure and light and hence is considered beneficial than olive oils. Olive oil loses some of its properties during processing. So use extra virgin olive oil to nourish your skin.
You can also use olive oils in homemade face masks to clean and revitalize your skin.