How to effectively use safflower oil to get rid of acne

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While some people may think that it’s counterproductive to apply oil on acne for treatment, experts suggest that safflower oil can help treat pimples and acne spots. It has anti-inflammatory effects and it’s non-comedogenic too, which makes it the perfect cure for breakouts. And, the best part is that it is easily accessible in markets too. Without spending a ton, you can bid adieu to nasty-looking acne. Us this beauty guide to know all about the miracle oil for acne-prone skin.

While safflower cooking oil is the edible version of pressed seeds of carthamus tinctorius, it also has an essential oil version that is basically the distilled or pressed versions of the petals and flowering parts of the same plant. They don’t have an oily texture like usual cooking oils. Pure essential safflower oil must be diluted in a carrier oil before applying it to your skin. Prior to application, add a few drops of the essential oil to a carrier oil of your choice. If you’re looking for extra moisture, pick coconut or almond oils and if you have oily skin then opt for Jojoba or grapeseed oils.

Benefits of safflower oil

  • Unclogs pores
  • Treats acne
  • Fades acne spots

How to use?

  • Make an overnight spot treatment for acne with safflower oil.
  • Combine safflower oil with coconut oil, oatmeal and honey
  • Apply the mixture to the affected areas
  • Leave it on and wash it off in the morning

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