Completing a skincare routine daily can be relaxing and beneficial and gives you a sense of self-care and achievement. But you may wonder which beauty products are best to use. Countless skin care products are available, and each serves a different purpose. One such product you may want to consider adding to your routine is sunflower oil for the skin. It provides multiple health benefits and keeps your skin looking beautiful.
It is produced by pressing the seeds of a plant called Helianthus annuus. It is high in linoleic or oleic acid, energy sources for the body.
There are many reasons for preferring sunflower oil as a part of your skincare routine:
A rich source of many naturally occurring vitamins:
Sunflower oil offers plenty of health benefits and contains substances that can positively impact your skin health. A major component of sunflower oil is vitamin E. It contains more vitamin E than other vegetable oils.
Vitamin E is an antioxidant that is essential for maintaining healthy skin. Antioxidants help donate electrons to free radical atoms to help stabilize them. If not stabilized, these atoms can cause damage over time, leading to health issues such as heart disease or lung cancer. The vitamin E in sunflower oil may also provide anti-inflammatory benefits for your skin.
About the Author: Dr. Iqra Mubashar is a registered Pharmacist originally from Lahore, Pakistan. She has earned her pharmacy degree from the University of veterinary and animal sciences, Lahore. She has completed her internship as a trainee from Children hospital, Lahore. She has completed her research work in clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutics. She has worked as a healthcare documentation head in Al-Qasim enterprises, Islamabad. She has specialized in prescription handling, drugs information, literature research, patient counseling, and pharmaceutical care planning. Her research work on coronavirus is under publication.