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12 Skin and Hair Uses of Orange Juice You Did Not Know

What can you do with a cup of chilled orange juice? I’m sure your first pick is to down it of course. Yes, I’ll too if I have a cup in my hand right now…but I’ll make sure I leave some because my skin and hair needs it.

Orange symbolizes happiness and health. In fact, the color orange is inspiring and vibrant. Orange is an essential fruit in almost every part of the world. In some places, orange forms an integral part of their food. In as much as orange is loaded with lots of body-benefiting nutrients, it also contains some important nutrients that nourish both the hair and skin.

Orange is rich in vitamin C, A, E, K; protein, carbohydrate, niacin, folates, riboflavin, pantothenic acid; and it contains minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese, and dozens more important nutrients. (more…)

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12 Skin and Hair Uses of Coffee You Should Know

Of course, Coffee is jam-packed with a lot of health benefits like: it reduces the risk of diabetes; it sharpens the brain, helps shed weight, sharpens sight, anti-cancer properties, treats headaches and migraine and more. In this short read, you’ll learn the skin and hair uses of coffee.

Skin Uses of Coffee

Treats Puffy Eyes

Lack of adequate sleep, toxins, stress…all these contribute to puffy eyes and dark circles. Applying a few drops of coffee from your morning cup on the affected area can go a long way in eliminating puffy eyes and dark circles. (more…)

Eucalyptus Essential Oil - mololo blog

15 Eucalyptus Essential Oil Skin and Hair Uses You Should Know

It’s no news that Eucalyptus Essential Oil can have incredible benefits for the skin, hair, and the overall well-being of any individual. Eucalyptus Essential Oil is a potent expectorant, insecticidal, antispasmodic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, antibacterial, and analgesic.

You probably may not know all the skin and hair benefits of this essential oil. So, in this short content, I’ll walk you (more…)


10 Skin and Hair Benefits of Nutmeg You Should Know

Used as a spice in the kitchen for centuries, Nutmeg is known for its aphrodisiac and aromatic properties. Nutmeg is rich in body-enhancing nutrients: sodium, potassium, protein, carbohydrate, magnesium, vitamin B-6, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin B-12, and Calcium. Hence, its inclusion in daily meals.

Nutmeg plant is similar to an apricot, and it is a tropical plant that grows very tall. (more…)

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

18 Skin and Hair Uses of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil You Should Know

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil, extracted from the fresh flowers of the Ylang Ylang Tree by steam distillation, has been used for thousands of years in cosmetics and Beauty products. It is commonly found in Asian rainforest (examples are Sumatra, Comoro, Philippines, and Java). The scientific name is Cananga adorata.

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is slightly yellow with a sweet floral scent. It has a thin to medium consistency. It has a low (more…)

Cedarwood Essential Oil

10 Skin and Hair Uses of Cedarwood Essential Oil You Should Know

Cedarwood Essential Oil, loaded with fungicidal, sedative, insecticidal, expectorant, emmenagogue, diuretic, astringent, tonic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, and antiseborrheic properties, is extracted by steam distillation of the wood pieces or needles of the Cedarwood tree (usually found in cold climates and on high altitudes). It is loaded with a lot of medicinal, skin, and hair-enhancing benefits. The ancient Egyptians make use of Cedarwood Essential Oil for embalming practices.

Cedarwood has four major species: Texas Cedarwood (Juniperus Mexicana), Virginia Cedarwood (Juniperus (more…)

Cetyl alcohol

8 Skin and Hair Uses of Cetyl Alcohol You Should Know

Cetyl Alcohol is derived from the coconut. You shouldn’t confuse the word “alcohol” in cosmetics with the alcohol you find around…they’re totally different from each other. It is usually a solid, waxy cosmetic ingredient.

So below we’ll look at the various skin and hair uses of Cetyl Alcohol you should know: (more…)

Bergamot Essential Oil

14 Skin and Hair Uses of Bergamot Essential Oil You Should Know

Bergamot Essential Oil, also known as Citrus bergamia and sour orange, has a floral, citrus, spicy, and fresh aroma. This sweet aromatic oil is highly effective on the skin and hair as a multi-purpose beauty oil.

Bergamot Essential Oil is produced from the skin (rinds) of the bergamot fruit (having an orange size but with a color similar to a lemon). South Africa and Ivory Coast are currently the African countries cultivating Bergamot oil, with Turkey, Italy, and France being the major cultivators. (more…)

Citronella Essential Oil

Skin and Hair Benefits of Citronella Essential Oil You Should Know

Extracted from two types of Citronella (Cymbopogon nardus and Cymbopogon winterianus) by steam distillation, the Citronella Essential Oil has a thin consistency with a refreshing, sweet aroma. The oil is one of the most used in aromatherapy. The oil obtained from Cymbopogon nardus is considered to yield the best Citronella Essential Oil.

Citronella Essential Oil has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic, antidepressant, antibacterial properties. (more…)

Patchouli Essential Oil |

14 Skin and Hair Uses of Patchouli Essential Oil You Should Know

Patchouli has been used for years now. The early European traders exchange a pound of gold for a pound of this oil.

Patchouli has long been used in Asian medicine in Japan, China, and Malaysia. Romans also used it as an appetite stimulant. It is well known for its febrifuge, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, diuretic, sedative, antidepressant, and antiseptic properties.

Patchouli Essential Oil is derived from a large evergreen perennial plant that is closely related to sage, lavender, and (more…)

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