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How Can Sunflower Seed Oil Benefit Your Skin?

Sunflowers are perfect mood boosting flowers. But do you know they can contribute to boosting and nourishing your skin too? Let’s discuss this in detail.  

How Can Sunflower Seed Oil Benefit Your Skin?

Sunflowers’ most valuable part is their seeds because sunflower oil is obtained from them. This oil has been used for soothing several skin ailments for the past hundreds of years. However, this property has brought them into the skincare industry. Following are some of the most promising benefits of sunflower seed oil:

Hydrating agent:

This seed oil is naturally an emollient and hydrating agent. It retains the skin moisture and moisturizes the skin.

Potent antioxidants:

Sunflower seed oil is loaded with powerful antioxidants, mainly vitamin E. They reduce the skin’s stress and prevent premature aging.

How Can Sunflower Seed Oil Benefit Your Skin?


Its vitamin rich contents containing vitamin A, C, D, and K are ideal for our skin’s nourishment.  


The non-comedogenic nature of sunflower seed oil makes it perfect for every skin type as it won’t clog pores.

Relieves irritation:

This is one of the oldest uses of sunflower seed oil as it is the perfect oil for relieving skin redness and irritation. Because of its gentleness and soothing effect, it is ideal for dry and sensitive skin types. 

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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.


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