13 Hair and Skin Uses of Safflower Oil You Should Know

Safflower Oil is extracted by chemical extracting or pressing of the seed of the Safflower plant. The plant itself produces three things: birdseed, meal, and oil.

Safflower Oil has a light smell with a transparent color. Safflower Oil can be mixed with other Carrier and Essential Oils to produce skin and hair enhancing products.

Safflower Oil contains niacin, folate, thiamine, retinol, selenium, copper, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, calcium, caffeine, protein, linoleic acid, Vitamin K, E, C, B12, B6, and A.

Safflower Oil Skin Uses

  • Safflower Oil can make an excellent addition to your moisturizer to lock up moisture content to your skin
  • Safflower Oil can promote healing and hydrate the skin, making it supple and fresh
  • Safflower Oil will help your skin to glow
  • Safflower Oil can make an excellent massage oil
  • When used as an ingredient in soap, Safflower Oil will produce a lathering effect and mild cleansing
  • Safflower Oil will fade of signs of aging – free lines and wrinkles
  • Safflower Oil can be used to reduce signs of acne
  • Safflower Oil will treat dry skin problem

Safflower Oil Hair Uses

  • The linoleic acid present in Safflower Oil will moisturize your scalp, keeping your hair shiny and radiant
  • The protein content of Safflower Oil will help your hair to grow longer. Combine Safflower Oil with your hot oil hair treatment (check the DIY section).
  • Safflower Oil will eliminate your dandruff
  • Safflower Oil will make your hair smooth
  • Safflower Oil will revive your hair color and add more texture to your hair

Safflower Oil Side Effects For Hair and Skin

  • Safflower Oil should only be used by dry skin because it is a comedogenic Oil (it can block pores)
  • People sensitive to daisies may do well by abstaining from using Safflower Oil
  • Safflower Oil may leave some allergic reactions in some people’s skin