• Michelle

Jojoba Oil

Rich in antioxidants this oil is a must for your skin! I use this oil in all my body butters and body scrubs. Jojoba oil is unique in that it closely resembles sebum, a waxy substance produced by our skin glands, so its pretty much conditioner for your skin!

Soaps and most other skin cleaning agents strip the skin of the sebum that skin glands produce to lubricate the skin and protect it from drying out. So every time you wash your face and hands, even with plain water, you're removing a protective layer of sebum along with dust and grime. This is why it is in my body butter. I ALWAYS apply after my shower. Key benefits:

Jojoba oil acts as moisturizer, relieving itching and dryness. It forms a protective layer over the skin, forming a barrier to external irritants (great for eczema). The skin inflammation is reduced by the anti-inflammatory property of the oil. It reduces the risk of secondary infections by preventing the entry of germs through inflamed and cracked skin, besides offering extra protection with its antibacterial and antifungal properties. And last, but not the least, the oil is rich in antioxidants that may help modify the immune system.