Jojoba Oil For Skin: Top Uses

Jojoba Oil Basics

 

  • Jojoba* oil is derived from the jojoba plant, which is native to areas around the world with dry, arid, climates. In America, the shrub-like plant grows in parts of Arizona and Mexico, states on the West coast with miles of desert. Jojoba plants also grow in Egypt, Mexico, and other arid parts of the world. The plant is resilient enough to grow in these hot, dry environments* where water is often scarce. 

 

  • Jojoba oil was once used for cooking by some ancient societies. While use of jojoba* oil for culinary purposes has not carried over into modern times like coconut, olive, or sunflower oil, the oil was a staple in the cooking of the ancient Aztecs. We think it’s better used as a skin moisturizer.

 

  • Jojoba oil is non-comedogenic*. While some facial oils have the potential to clog your pores and cause breakouts, jojoba oil is safe to use on skin that is sensitive and prone to acne. To reduce the risk of breakouts, stick with non-comedogenic oils like jojoba, argan, and rosehip oil. Coconut oil is one facial oil that is higher on the comedogenic scale. While it can be great for using on your hands or lips, it’s best to stick with non-comedogenic oils for your face if you tend to struggle with breakouts.

 

  • Jojoba oil is a natural moisturizer*. Because of the fatty acid content of jojoba oil, the natural oil has inherent moisturizing properties. Moisturizing your skin is one of the important aspects of your beauty routine. Dried-out skin is more prone to breakouts, showing signs of aging, and other issues. To keep your skin soft, smooth, and youthful-looking, use a natural moisturizer like jojoba oil every day. 

 

How To Include Jojoba Oil in Your Beauty Routine

 

As a moisturizing, soothing ingredient, jojoba oil can serve an important purpose in an all-natural beauty routine. You can use the oil on its own to provide your skin with a boost of hydration, or combine it with your favorite cream or lotion to make it even easier to spread.

 

Jojoba oil’s fatty acid content* can help your skin stay moisturized throughout the day, and applying the oil to your skin is quick and simple.

 

When using jojoba oil in your beauty routine, follow these tips to make the most out of this natural ingredient!

 

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Jojoba Oil Can Be Used Multiple Times Daily

If you like to keep your morning and evening routines nice and simple, you can reach for jojoba oil as a moisturizer. You can also apply the oil to your face more than twice daily if needed.

 

Since jojoba oil is non-comedogenic* and all-natural, multiple applications are perfectly fine for your skin!

 

If you tend to have trouble sticking to routines and forming new habits, keep your beauty regimen simple! You can take great care of your skin by using a gentle cleanser, a few drops of jojoba oil, and other easy-to-use products on your skin in the morning and evening.

 

Sticking with all-natural ingredients like jojoba oil usually means you don’t need to worry about artificial additives like preservatives, fake colors or scents, parabens, or sulfates.

 

Always use jojoba oil on clean, dry, skin. We’ll discuss the importance of cleansing your skin before applying jojoba oil shortly.

 

You Can Use Jojoba Oil With Other Moisturizing Products

Even if you already have a favorite moisturizing cream or lotion, you may still enjoy including jojoba oil in your beauty routine. You can even mix a few drops of jojoba oil into your favorite moisturizer to see if you prefer mixing them even better than you do using them alone. 

 

Jojoba oil is easy to dispense and spread with your fingertips, but you can pair it with a disposable cotton pad if you tend to have trouble applying products with your hands. A little bit of jojoba oil goes a long way – you only need a few drops!

 

Jojoba Oil Can Be Used On All Skin Types

Gentle, soothing, and non-comedogenic, jojoba oil is useful for all types of skin, including sensitive or acne-prone skin. Certain skin conditions, as well as certain skin types, can make you more prone to breakouts, dryness, irritation, or other issues that can be exacerbated by certain products and ingredients. 

 

If you are concerned that your skin might react badly to jojoba oil, start with a patch test before applying the oil to your face. You can gauge how your skin responds to a new product or ingredient by applying a small amount to a patch of skin on your arm. After waiting for 24 hours, if no redness, rash, or irritation has appeared, you may be good to go!

 

Cleanse Your Skin Before Applying Jojoba Oil

You can use jojoba oil early on in your morning or evening skincare routine alongside other lightweight products like cleanser, exfoliator, and toner. 

 

However, it’s always wise to start your beauty regimen with a gentle cleanser. Cleanser helps to remove makeup residue, excess oil, grime, and dirt from your skin, and it will help to prepare your skin for the rest of your routine. Use a cleanser that is non-comedogenic if you have sensitive or acne-prone skin!

 

MaryRuth’s Moisturizing Oil Gives You Jojoba Oil Combined With Other Natural Hydrating Ingredients

If you’re looking for a great way to moisturize your skin naturally, look no further.

 

MaryRuth’s Moisturizing Oil for Hair, Skin, and Nails is a mix of four oils — and that’s it! Including coconut oil, jojoba oil, olive oil, and sweet almond oil, our moisturizing oil has no artificial dyes, fragrances, preservatives, or other unwanted additives.

 

As you may notice, this oil may not be perfect for someone looking to use it on their face because it does contain coconut oil, but this may be a great oil to use on your body and hair! Please note as skin types and hair types vary, some may enjoy this oil more than others. But that’s why we have our Happiness Guarantee! We invite you to try a product for up to 90 days*. If you’re not happy in any way, call or email us for a full refund!

 

And be sure to check out our other skincare products!

 

 

 

*References available upon request.

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