Ginger oil is a great beauty ingredient and is also found in number f hair and skin care products. Ginger oil is great for acne, scarring, dandruff, hair fall etc. can be used in multiple ways for beauty concerns. Looking up for an all natural and effective ginger oil? Refer the recipe below-
BENEFITS OF GINGER OIL –
Ginger has natural antiseptic properties that make it an ideal fit for taking down dandruff. Ginger increases the scalp circulation, resulting in the flow of blood to the scalp. Thus, it stimulates the hair follicles and encourages growth.
Ginger can aid in skin rejuvenation and it improves the skin color and texture. Diluted Ginger oil can be applied on the skin as a face mask to reduce acne, pigmentation and blemishes. It not only prevents and heal acne but also evens out skin tone! Make sure you first do a patch test as sensitive skin can feel irritated due to ginger.
RECIPE FOR GINGER OIL:
Things you need-
- 1/3 cup carrier oil (coconut, olive or almond oil)
- 2 tablespoons dry ginger powder
In a jar, add warm carrier oil and add in ginger powder.Stir well and secure it with a lid.Place the jar in direct sun light throughout the day. Let it be near the window for 1 month. Stir occasionally. After infusion period, strain properly and store the oil in an easy-to-use jar/bottle.
WAYS TO USE GINGER OIL:
Skin care- Use it as a face massaging oil, facial oil for acne and scarring (facial oil shouldn’t contain coconut oil as carrier), in homemade facial masks etc.
Hair care- Use it as an overnight treatment for hair fall and dandruff, pre-shampoo hair mask or in homemade hair mask concoction.