Black seed oil has been a beauty secret of women since ancient times. Queen Nefertiti, praised for her exquisite complexion, healthy hair, and healthy nails, was an avid user of black seed oil.
The black seed oil is an excellent age spot minimiser, anti-aging skincare ingredient and acne remedy. Discover how to use it in a homemade facial mask!
How does the black seed oil benefit your skin?
Nigella Sativa herb is known to contain around one hundred nutritional ingredients, including essential amino acids , omega-3, Vitamin A (retinoids), essential fatty acids and many more. This herb cures skin fungus, acne, and strengthens the skin immunity.
The anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties make this herb an excellent folk medicine for many skin conditions. It is also an excellent anti aging skincare and a powerful moisturizer.
The black seed oil helps your skin to repair itself and protect it from water loss of the epidermis, which leads to a dry and wrinkled skin.
The vitamin A and the flavonoids, which this herb contains, also benefit your skin tone. If you want to fight and prevent age spots and freckles, this is your tool!
How to use the black cumin oil in a homemade facial mask?
Please Note: As you know, every strong and effective remedy has rules, so those are you should keep in mind:
Avoid skin irritations. Test this oil on the back of your hand, right under your palm, for 15 minutes. If you see some redness or itching – don’t use this oil at all.
Apply this oil only in evening, right after dark. Like any other vitamin A skin care product, the black seed will make your skin more sensitive to the sun’s rays than usual.
The Facial Mask Recipes:
For Acne Scar Skin Care: Mix one tablespoon of honey with couple of drops of the black cumin oil. Apply on a clean face for 15 minutes. Rinse with clear cool water. Right after use a moisturizer for oily skin, to balance the skin ph.
For Anti Ageing Skincare.
Black Seed Anti-Aging Solution: Black seed oil is also a popular way to treat aging signs. You can apply black seed oil to the face with a cotton ball, or for a more intensive approach you can apply black seed oil to wet skin. Cover with a warm, moist cloth and sit for twenty minutes. Wash off. Repeat a couple of times a week to reduce signs of aging.
Black Seed Anti-Aging Mask: Add ½ a spoon of olive oil with the same amount of black cumin oil. Add an organic yogurt to the mix. Leave on your face for 20 minutes, then rinse. Use this mask twice a week.
The mask adds amino acids and essential fatty acids (like Omega 3) to your skin. They will make your face bright, firm, and do wonders in keeping the skin youthful.
For Age Spot Remover: Mix a spoon of black cumin oil with 3 tablespoons of apple vinegar and the same amount of water.
Apply on your face with a clean cloth. Wash after 15 minutes. Be sure to test this homemade facial scrub before use, to avoid itchy skin or irritations. This scrub cleans your pores and can fade skin pigmentation like freckles or brown age spots.
*The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.