It’s pretty much an accepted fact in the beauty world that if there’s one product you really can’t do without, it is tissue oil. This head-to-toe, multi-purpose solution can be used for just about anything – from dry scalp and cracked heels, to protecting, rejuvenating and restoring skin, hair and nails! Not sure how to use this golden oil? Here are 10 ways to ways to use tissue oil in your beauty routine.
To nourish nails and cuticles:
Spray tissue oil onto nails and cuticles and massage in. The golden oil works wonders on brittle nails and cuticles.
Add a few drops to your bath
Tissue oil has been clinically proven to improve the appearance of scars and stretch marks, as well as dry and dehydrated skin. Simply add a few drops to a warm bath for an all-over moisturiser.
As a scalp treatment
This miracle oil does wonders for a dry, itchy scalp. To treat your scalp, apply tissue oil to hair as a deep treatment, wrap in a towel and leave for five minutes. This will help relieve itching and flaking on the scalp.
As an intense moisturiser
Struggling with dry skin on your elbows, knees and heels? Massage some tissue oil onto the area for a quick burst of moisture.
As an after-shave oil
Keep clean-shaven skin smooth, soft and supple by applying a drop or two of tissue oil to the area after shaving. The oil will soothe the area and moisturise your skin!
Add it to your body lotion
Add a drop of tissue oil to your body lotion for deep moisturising power or spray a mist onto legs and arms to avoid that dull, greyish look that winter brings.
Treat stretch marks
If you are losing weight or expanding when pregnant then smooth tissue oil onto hips, thighs and the tummy to tone the skin and avoid stretch marks.
Rescue your hands
Are your hands dry and tired from washing dishes and cooking? Keep a bottle of tissue oil in the kitchen to rub into hard-working hands.
Reduce the appearance of scars
Tissue oil is has been clinically proven to improve the appearance of scars and blemishes. Rub a few drops into scars or blemish marks a few times a day.
Not sure which tissue oil to try? We love African Extracts Tissue Oil. This fabulous brand of tissue oil is all-natural, 100 percent plant-based and free from artificial fragrances, colourants or preservatives. It also contains pure sweet almond and grape seed oil, as well as high levels of their antioxidant-rich Bio-Active Rooibos extract and Vitamin E, while most other brands of tissue oil only contain mineral oil. It’s also never tested on animals and is approved by Beauty Without Cruelty.
African Extracts Tissue Oil is available from leading retailers and pharmacies for R62.99. For more information visit their website.