The benefits of oil massage

Oil massage is an incredibly beneficial and deeply relaxing experience for our bodies. It helps to reduce muscle tension, boosts circulation, relaxes the body, increases well-being and can even provide relief from physical and mental stress. Massage also increases flexibility in the muscles and joints, which helps us to stay active and alert. Massage may also help to boost the immune system, reduce fatigue and improve mood.

Massage is also beneficial for our skin. It helps to massage in any oils and moisturizers that we use, allowing them to penetrate deeper into the skin for better hydration. It can promote better circulation of blood and nutrients, aiding in improving the appearance of dry or tired looking skin. Massage can also help to reduce puffiness from fluid retention and help to clear away toxins from the body.

Overall massage is a great way to relax, reduce stress, improve your health, enhance our beauty regime and even give us a boost in energy.

However, it is important to be aware of the type of oils and moisturisers that you are applying to your skin during massage. Many products contain synthetic fragrances, parabens, petrochemicals and other harmful ingredients that can actually do more harm than good. That is why pure, organic and natural oils are best for use during massage. They are pure, nourishing and hydrating for the skin, free of any artificial fragrances or additives that can cause irritation. Natural oils also offer a wide range of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to help keep skin looking healthy and radiant.

Some of the best oils to use in massage include almond oil, avocado oil, coconout oil and sesame oil. These oils are incredibly nourishing for the skin and provide essential nutrients that help to keep it looking healthy and glowing. All these oils are pure, natural and safe to use on all skin types. They are also easily absorbed into the skin, leaving behind no greasy residue.

But to get you started, below are some of the most popular varieties of natural oils used for body massage.

Sweet Almond Oil

Why our body loves oil massage - body massage oils by organic series uk One of the most well-known benefits of almond oil is its ability to keep your skin looking great. As a mild, hypoallergenic oil, it’s safe for sensitive skin, including baby skin. Absorption is best when the oil is warmed to body temperature before application.

Almond oil has a light texture and easily absorbs into skin. It can be used to gently dislodge debris from deep within skin pores and follicles, and also may help prevent future acne because of its vitamin A content. You can even create a natural facial scrub using fine sugar mixed with sweet almond oil, safe for even those with sensitive skin.

Applied all over the face, almond oil can also delay general signs of aging as it renews the cells of your facial skin.

Another popular way to use sweet almond oil is to dilute essential oils from their purest form to make them safer for direct skin application. When used this way, almond oil is considered a carrier oil- carrying the essential oil onto the skin. It makes a good carrier because of its mild smell and doesn’t easily evaporate.

Sweet almond oil is a healthy and natural way to get the most from your massage experience.  It will leave you feeling healthy, relaxed and rejuvenated.

Sesame Seed Oil

Sesame seed oil is a powerhouse of organic natural and pure ingredients. It’s jam-packed with antioxidants, vitamins E and B6, magnesium, calcium, copper, zinc and phosphorus. These powerful nutrients help to protect the skin from free radicals that can lead to premature aging. Not only does this oil moisturize the skin but it also has anti-inflammatory properties to soothe skin irritation. This oil is a great choice for anyone looking for an organic, natural and pure skincare solution. Massage sesame seed oil onto your skin for beautiful softness, smoothness and suppleness.

Coconut oil

 Coconut oil is easily absorbed into the skin and is known to have many health benefits, including those from vitamins E and K, as well as its antifungal and antibacterial properties. The one big exception? Along with cocoa butter, coconut oil is likely to cause breakouts. “In general, coconut oil is a great option for almost everybody, except if you have oily skin and you’re acne prone, I would not use it on the face. Researchers found coconut oil was better than olive oil at moisturising skin when used in a carrier. Remember to look for cold-pressed, unrefined coconut oil for your face or skin care.

Olive oil

Why our body loves oil massage - body massage oils by organic series uk Olive oil doesn’t typically trigger allergic reactions, but for the best results, be sure to opt for the extra-virgin variety. Olive oil contains vitamins A, D, E, and K, and some research offers scientific evidence of its potential as a moisturizer. With its heavy consistency, it is a great choice for an all-body application. You may even want to try an olive oil cleanser or bar of soap for a clean that won’t dry out your skin.

Grapeseed oil

Why our body loves oil massage - body massage oils by organic series uk Containing vitamin E and essential fatty acids, grapeseed oil is lightweight compared with other natural oils. It also offers antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties, grapeseed oil is often used as a massage and carrier oil.

Avocado oil

Avocado oil is a great addition to just about any skincare ritual, regardless of age or skin type. Avocado oil is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins A, D, and E This oil has mega moisturizing power it will promote skin healing and rejuvenation. Avocado oil also possesses nutrients like potassium and lecithin. Potassium is important for new skin cell growth, and the skin cell renewal cycle is part of what keeps skin soft and supple. In my opinion, these 5 oils are best not only for massage but for your skin in general.

Choose one that corresponds best to your skin needs. To indulge yourself you can add a few drops of essential oil to any of the above oils – for not only a more pleasant massage experience but to boost your skin and mood. The list of essential oils suitable for skin is huge but you can never go wrong with a few drops of lavender, frankincense or pure rose oil.

Pure, organic and cold pressed only!

Cold-pressed oils are of better quality and retain more of their nutritional value, making them the natural choice for beautiful skin. Cold-pressed oil production methods require only cold pressing, which does not involve the use of chemicals or high temperatures. This process locks in all the beneficial properties of the oil and ensures that it has a longer shelf life than most other oils. So when you purchase cold-pressed natural oils for your skin care products, you can be sure that they will provide you with the best results.

With organic oils, you can be sure that they are free from any nasties – so you can enjoy the best for your skin.

Organic skincare products made with organic natural and pure oils will give you the maximum benefit without any risk of irritation or damage. With organic, natural, and pure ingredients, you know that you are taking care of your skin.

My top picks for the winter massage – Almond, chocolate and cinnamon – enjoy!

Why our body loves oil massage - body massage oils by organic series uk

Chocolate Body Massage Oil

chocolate body massage oil by organic series

Cinnamon Body Massage Oil

Almond Body Massage Oil

almond body massage oil by organic series

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