Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The Best Oils for Beauty Recipes


I use a lot of healthful oils made from nuts, fruits, veggies and seeds when I fashion my homespun beauty recipes.  Here is a handy guide from Mountain Rose Herbs


The best oils for aromatherapy recipes: 
Sweet Almond, Apricot Kernel, Soybean, Hazelnut, Jojoba, Jukui Nut, Olive, Safflower, Soybean and Sunflower. 

The best oils for cosmetic and skincare recipes:
Sweet Almond, Apricot Kernel, Avocado, Borage, Camelina, Castor, Coconut, Evening Primrose, Grapeseed, Hazelnut, Hemp Seed, Jojoba, Jukui Nut, Macadamia Nut, Meadowfoam, Neem, Olive, Palm Fruit, Palm Kernel, Pomegranate Seed, Pumpkin Seed, Rosehip, Safflower, Sea Buckthorn, Sesame, Shea Nut, Soybean, Sunflower, Tamanu, and Wheat Germ. 

You will find all of the oils listed above for purchase at Mountain Rose Herbs