Jojoba is a plant extract from seeds of the jojoba tree found in the wilds of Southern California and Arizona and some parts of Mexico. It is also grown commercially in various parts of the world. It is quite popular because it is has a structural make similar to that of oil produced by the human skin; sebum and means that jojoba oil can be used on all skin types without any adverse reactions.
Jojoba oil has the ability to balance sebum levels of skin on the face and other body parts. It is classified as liquid wax and it has been found to have very many benefits for the human skin. Regular use of jojoba oil can reduce wrinkles and remove stretch marks from the body completely. This is because the oil has a deeply moisturizing effect and tends to form thin layers on the skin surface which prevent loss of water from the skin surface.
Additionally, jojoba oil when used on skin spreads evenly and does not evaporate when exposed to sunshine as most water-based gels do. It provides protection throughout the day.
Another benefit of using jojoba oil is that it does not produce odors and is therefore very suitable for people who suffer from allergies triggered by smells. It also has anti-bacterial properties which when used regularly; clear clogged skin pores and balances the skin’s PH. Furthermore, jojoba oil may also lighten up the skin and in the process hide skin imperfections and old scars.
Jojoba oil also contains vitamin E, an antioxidant that is important in keeping the skin’s elasticity maintained. Therefore using the oil will ensure that free radicals brought about by the sun’s rays and pollution from the environment do not accumulate in the body.
A great benefit of jojoba oil that makes it very popular is that it can be used on any skin type; it does not matter if the skin type is oily or dry. The oil when correctly used regulates the production of sebum; if the skin is dry it will increase sebum production while if it’s oily it will slow down the production of the same.
The benefits of jojoba oil are many and it is one of the best skin moisturizers available today. And for all its benefits the oil is free of chemicals and all-natural. It does not give out any side effects, yet makes skin clear and young again.