There are many uses and benefits of evening primrose oil in skin care. Oil of this evening blooming plant is well known for its healing properties. This oil is extracted from the seed of the plant and is available in both capsule and liquid form. It is beneficial in the treatment of various health related disease and conditions. Presence of high essential fatty acid content makes it ideal for treating various skin problems like eczema, wrinkles etc. It also protects the skin from environmental pollution.
Evening primrose oil contains moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging and skin rejuvenating properties and these all properties makes it ideal for the treatment of wrinkles and other signs of aging. This oil is also a good natural source of gamma linolenic acid that helps promote the formation of new collagen. Here are some tips on how to use this oil in wrinkles removal.
Evening primrose Oil for Wrinkles
One of the simplest ways to use this oil is to use evening primrose oil based creams. But, you must consult with a dermatologist before using these creams. Make your first anti-wrinkle preparation by mixing one ounce of evening primrose with two drops of neroli essential oil Apply it on your skin with the help of a cotton ball. If you are concerned about your eye wrinkles then make a mixture by mixing one ounce of jojoba oil, ten drops of carrot seed oil and a liquid of one evening primrose capsule together. Apply it over the affected area.
As stated earlier, this oil contains essential fatty acids (EFA’s). These EFA’s help maintain and heal the outer layer of the skin and encourage this layer to form new cells efficiently.
These were some tips on how to use evening primrose oil to get rid of wrinkles. Sun exposure, dehydration and lack of nutrition are some causes of wrinkles and fine lines. So, try to protect your skin from the sun, drink lot of water to stay hydrated and eat a well balanced diet to nourish your skin from inside.