A member of the mint family and native to Eastern Asia, wild sesame seed oil (also known as Perilla ocymoides seed oil) is a great source of omega-3 essential fatty acids and is an excellent antioxidant, thus helping to prevent free-radical-induced damage to the skin cells, which can result in premature aging. It is also easily absorbed into the skin and is not greasy.
Sesame seed oil is one of the most popular cooking oils because of its hearty taste, but its health benefits aren’t often discussed. In addition to all the goodness you get by ingesting the stuff, using sesame seed oil for skin should lead to some pleasant complexion surprises. The versatility of the oil can range from flavoring your favorite salad, whipping up an impressive fried rice, and of course, providing healthy, smooth skin and hair.
Sesame oil has powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties. Brimming with anti-inflammatory compounds makes it ideal to be used without any carrier oil. Being a thick and sticky oil, sesame oil has the ability to penetrate deeply into the pores producing a detoxifying effect leaving skin feeling warm and fresh. Applied directly over the skin, the molecules of sesame oil attract oil-soluble toxins that can be washed away. These properties make it ideal to be used for skin conditions like eczema. It can also be helpful in reducing existing acne and pimples and can prevent breakouts and blackheads due to its antibacterial and antifungal properties.
In addition to this, sesame oil helps repair damaged skin cells. The presence of fatty acids like oleic, palmitic, stearic, and linoleic acid, makes it an ideal moisturizer, keeping skin supple and soft. High in both Vitamins A & E, which are essential nutrients for healing and skin cell repair, sesame oil is great for reducing wrinkles, fine lines, and enlarged pores. This powerful oil also contains antioxidants and sesamol, both of which fight free radicals which are the primary case of aging and skin damage.
It also works by improving skin circulation, prevents oxidation of skin cells and improves skin rejuvenation. These properties also make sesame oil also works as a natural sunscreen. The presence of antioxidants prevents environmental particles from oxidizing skill cells ensuring no sun damage and healthy skin. Choked full of minerals like zinc, copper, calcium, magnesium, and manganese, sesame oil can repair scar tissue, heal the skin and regenerate new skin cells.
Here are just a few of the benefits of sesame seed oil for skincare:
1 | Natural Sunscreen
The natural antioxidant and sesamol in sesame seed oil neutralizes the harmful oxidizing effects of UV sun rays and free radicals. You can also use it to treat sunburns.
2 | Exfoliator and Skin Brightener
Natural properties of sesame seed oil remove the dirt, oil, and bacteria from the skin leaving behind a naturally glowing, soft, and supple looking skin.
3 | Anti-Acne Weapon
Sesame seed oil has excellent antibacterial properties, which helps to get rid of acne, pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads.
4 | Repairs Skin Damage
Sesame seed oil improves skin circulation and rejuvenation thus promoting the quick recovery of damaged cells. Minerals like zinc, copper, calcium, magnesium, and manganese in til oil can repair scar tissue and regenerate new skin cells.
5 | Moisturizer and Skin Detoxifier
Sesame seed oil repairs the damaged skin cells, and the presence of fatty acids and vitamins reduce wrinkles, fine lines and enlarged pores. Polyphenols in the sesame seeds prevent the skin from getting the oily shine and restore the natural barrier balance.
When it comes to reducing the signs of aging, you can’t do better than wild sesame seed oil. This naturally derived oil helps repair and regenerate damaged skin for a vibrant, youthful glow. That’s why we made sure to use wild sesame seed oil in the CHARLÍS Revitalizing Daily Moisturizer.
This amazing moisturizer enhances surface texture and skin clarity and restores your skin’s natural moisture barrier. Other superstar ingredients include:
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS OLEOSOMES: Rich in safflower seed oil and vitamin E and linoleic acid (an essential fatty acid for moisture locking), these tiny oil droplets work both as natural emulsifiers as well as slow- time-released delivery systems, giving the skin long-lasting moisture to maintain the hydration of the skin.
ORGANIC ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL: Produced from the Argan tree (Argania spinosa), found primarily in Morocco, this oil offers anti-aging benefits, improved skin elasticity, antioxidant protection (via tocopherols), improved hydration, as well as helping with inflammation
ORGANIC THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTERS: Cold pressed from the fruit seeds of a tree growing in the Brazilian Amazonia, this butter is an excellent vegan alternative to animal-derived Lanolin. It is prized for its rich content of phytosterols (to benefit dry, damaged skin), polyphenols (to combat free radicals in the skin), and fatty acids (to moisturize the skin).
ORGANIC CITRUS PARADISI PEEL OIL: Extracted from the peel of the grapefruit, this oil contains naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) that help promote smoother, younger looking skin by increasing the rate of cell renewal. It also contains astringent and tightening properties, and due to potent antibacterial and antimicrobial effects, it’s the perfect ingredient to treat and protect acne-prone skin.
Beauty is more than skin deep. We want you to love your skin, and the CHARLÍS line of luxury skin care products will help you feel confident in your healthy, beautiful, radiant skin. For information on how to order the best skin care products on the market, please visit https://charlis.beauty/.