Almonds? For Skin? Difficult to believe isn’t it. But almonds are amazing for your skin. They offer several benefits when in skin care products due to their minerals, vitamins and antioxidants properties.

5 Benefits of Almond in Skin Care

  1. Anti-Aging: Almonds are known to be anti-aging as they are packed with Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that helps protect the skin from free radicals and pollution. It produces collagen and helps reduce visible signs of aging.

  2. Exfoliation: Almonds when ground can be used as exfoliators to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores. The gentle exfoliation helps to make the skin smoother, brighter and improve the efficacy of other skincare products.

  3. Brightening: The vitamin E content in almonds helps reduce the appearance of dark spots and makes the skin look brighter and complexion.

  4. Moisturisation: Almonds are rich in healthy fats that help to moisturise and nourish the skin. It softens the skin and smooths the skin, making it ideal for dry, dull or dehydrated skin.

  5. Scar healing: Almond oil is known for its ability to reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks. It also helps improve the overall texture of the skin.

How to Incorporate Almond into Your Skin Care

  • For Dry Skin: Mix 1 teaspoon of the grounded oats, 1 teaspoon of almond powder, 1-2 teaspoons of raw milk to prepare a paste. Apply this on the skin and massage in a circular motion. Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse off with cold water.

  • For Exfoliation: Mix 2 tablespoons of finely ground almonds, 1 tablespoon of honey, and 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a bowl. Apply this mask on the clean face and leave it on for 5 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water massaging it gently in circular motions.

  • For Anti-Aging:
    DIY 1:
    Scoop out the flesh out of ½ avocado into a bowl. To it add 1 tablespoon of Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic Organic Almond Oil, 1 teaspoon of honey and a few drops of Aroma Magic Lavender essential oil. Mix it well and apply the mask onto your skin. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and rinse it off with lukewarm water.

    DIY 2: In a bowl mix 2 tablespoons of almond powder, 1 tablespoon of yoghurt and 1 teaspoon of honey. Mix thoroughly and apply evenly onto the clean skin. Relax and let the mask sit on for 20 minutes. Rinse off with water gently massaging in circular motions and pat dry your skin.

Anti-Aging Skin Care Products with Almonds

Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic Mineral Glow Scrub is formulated with almond meal and corn flour meal to remove dead skin cells and visibly reduce the signs of aging. This aroma magic skin care product works well for matured dully skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Dew Berry Cleanser from Aroma Magic skin care products gently cleanses the skin and the almonds in it will help lock in the natural moisture in the skin. This creamy cleanser is perfect for devitalised and dry skin, and is devoid of skin.

Tips & Tricks While Using Almonds in your skincare routine

  1. In general, many people are allergic to various nuts when consumed internally. Therefore it is recommended that you make sure to do a patch test before applying almond onto your skin.

  2. Choose the raw almonds while preparing homemade skincare recipes. Raw almonds contain more natural nutrients and are free from additives that could potentially irritate the skin.

  3. Using Almond oil as a carrier oil is the best way to include almonds in the skin care routine. You can mix it up with an essential oil to address any skin concern that you may have.

We know it is hard to believe but yes almonds do a lot to benefit your skin when used appropriately and carefully. So why wait?