Black cumin has been known as a cosmetic since Ancient Egypt. According to legend, two cult beauties of antiquity, Nefertiti and Cleopatra, actively used this oil and practically did not part with the cherished secret of beauty and youth!
Cleopatra's servants added the drug to the water for baths and for washing the Egyptian queen, and Nefertiti applied oil to the skin of her face and head.
Black cumin oil has a noticeable rejuvenating effect, eliminates various skin defects, and also restores its healthy appearance and elasticity.
The rich composition provides a number of useful properties:
Antioxidants not only slow down the aging process of the facial skin, but also significantly activate its regeneration processes.
Carotenoids force the body to synthesize collagen in large quantities, thanks to which the natural elasticity of the skin is preserved.
Systematic use of the product helps to remove or reduce the severity of skin pigmentation. The product promotes the healing of scars, relieves various swellings.
Black cumin oil makes it possible to improve the functioning of the immune system, as a result of which the likelihood of the appearance of pustular rashes decreases.
Black cumin oil helps with severe itching, herpes and other common dermatological problems.
What is the secret of benefits for hair?
A balanced complex of useful substances nourishes the scalp, relieves irritation, narrows pores and normalizes the work of sebaceous glands.
Phospholipids and fatty unsaturated acids penetrate the hair along its entire length, helping to fight split ends. Vitamins E and A prevention of hair loss and thinning. Activation of metabolic processes and growth rate is achieved thanks to flavonoids and trace elements.
With the help of cumin oil, you can protect curls from free radicals and minimize damage from adverse factors – synthetic cosmetics, ultraviolet radiation, temperature changes, etc. Black cumin oil is recommended for all types of hair – oily, dry, normal.
Cleopatra's recipes for the face
1. For dry skin
You will need:
- 1 tablespoon of oil.
- 2 tablespoons of sour cream.
- 8 grams of cinnamon.
All ingredients are mixed and applied to the skin. After 15 minutes, you can wash off the mask.
2. We get rid of wrinkles
You will need:
- Grind 15 grams of oatmeal into flour.
- No more than 2-3 drops of purified water are added to them.
- Add 6 grams of honey.
- Add 4 ml of cumin oil and egg yolk
The mixture should be carefully applied to the face in the thinnest possible layer. After 10 minutes, remove the mask and enjoy the lifting effect.
3. To activate hair growth, we make the following mask with black cumin oil:
Mix 20 ml of shampoo with 10-12 drops of black cumin oil in a small container. You can add a few drops of vitamin A (retinol) or E (tocopherol).
Apply to wet hair, rub with massaging movements for several minutes. Wash with warm water. After washing, it is recommended to rinse with a decoction of herbs – chamomile, nettle, calendula.
4. To get rid of dandruff and irritation, we make the following mask:
Apply to wet hair, rub with massaging movements for several minutes. After 40 minutes, wash off with warm water.
Correct use of the oil minimizes the risk of unwanted side effects. Individual intolerance to black cumin and susceptibility to allergies are a contraindication to using the product for facial skin.
Let's improve the beauty and keep our skin looking young!