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Grapeseed oil – Skin and health benefits

We are shining the light on Grape seed oil today. Sounds exotic? ( yes, we know)

Grapeseed oil is a byproduct of winemaking and is also an alternative to the regular cooking oils. Grapeseed oil is high in polyunsaturated fatty acids and are beneficial to the heart as it reduces cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart disease.

Another health benefit is the abundance of vitamin E in Grapeseed oil. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps to protect the cells from damaging free radicals that are likely to cause heart disease and other chronic disease.

SKIN BENEFITS

So much about the health benefits, let us take a look at the skin benefit.

  • Vitamin E in grapeseed helps to battle free radicals that cause havoc (premature aging, dryness, discoloration) to the skin
  • Moisturizes the skin without leaving it greasy
  • It reduces appearance of scars
  • It helps to reduce rashes

Little wonder the grapeseed oil can be found in the baby moisturizing lotion !

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