All posts tagged: hempseed oil

Favourites + Effective Natural Plant Oils For Hair And Skin

Carrier Oils/Base Oils are natural plant/fruits oils, pressed from the leaves or seed of such plant. Usually, plant oils do not have any strong concentrated aroma unlike essential oil, however some type of oils like neem oil, marula oil, olives etc, have distinctive smell, also carrier oils are not prone to evaporation because they are less volatile unlike essential oil. The best plant oil is unrefined, cold pressed, and organic.That been said I don’t always buy the organic oils, as long as its pure and unrefined, I’m good. Carrier oils are important for health and beauty. They not only help the skin absorb essential oils better, they moisturise and protect the skin from damage caused by external environmental factors. Using natural oil is a really fast way to get antioxidants, essential fatty acids and vitamins on your skin tropically and I’m obsessed with them it’s not even funny, I’m always mixing/blending with essential oils to use for my skin, hair and face. These oils are just a few new ones I’ve just started using and not so new …

Discovering Hemp Oil….and yes its my first blog post!

Hello! since this is my first blog post I thought I should write about something I’m really excited about and that is my Afro hair. I went natural a while back and discovering what my hair feels like again without chemicals is just a really good feeling for me. So without further ado, let me introduce you to an oil that has been making my hair really happy these days……..HEMP OIL. Hemp oil is not the same as ‘marijuana’ although they are both referred to as ‘cannabis sativa L.’, they are scientifically different, the hemp oil does not contain the compound THC that gives the high in marijuana. It is a rich dark green oil with a very nutty and clean scent to it and gotten from the seed of hemp. Hemp oil can be found as cold pressed ,unrefined and organic or  refined, it all depends on preference, however it should be noted that the lighter the hemp oil the less value and nutrients it has. Cold pressed unrefined hemp oil can be bought …