It’s pronounced (ho-ho-ba). It’s okay, I’ve been pronouncing it wrong too. However, you don’t need to know how to pronounce it to enjoy the benefits of this incredible oil.
It sets itself apart by being so similar to the skins natural oils. It not only moisturizes but also gets absorbed by the skin faster.
Historically used by Native Americans. Derived from the seed of jojoba plant commonly found in Arizona.
It’s a natural sunscreen
You already know how harmful UV rays are for your skin. Jojoba oil is a natural alternative to harsh sunscreens.
Not only that, it can also soothe any skin burns by going deeper in to the tissues and healing them. It can help the pain after a tan or skinburn.
Great Make up remover
Coconut oil is good too but Jojoba oil is great. It makes a great make up remover, Just put it on a cotton and clean your face of make up easily.
Choke full of nutrition
It is packed with nutrients for the skin. It contain Vitamin E and B, also mineral and antioxidants. Look out for organic pressed jojoba oil, it contains the highest amount of antioxidants.
It’s light which makes it easier to deeply penetrate in your skin and moisturize it deeply.
Since it’s the perfect moisturizer, it slows down aging. Jojoba slows down the appearance of aging and makes wrinkles and fine lines fade away.
It also prevents from pores getting clogged with bacteria, protecting the skin from blackheads and break out of acne.
Jojoba contains wax esters that are good to repair skin conditions like acne.
Treats fungal infection
It can show antifungal activities against various pathogens. In some studies, it has shown activities against salmonella and E.coli.
It also helps relieve inflammation associated with fungal infections.
Thicken eyelashes and acts as a lip balm
Jojoba oil is soft and can be used around the eyes. You can take a little bit and rub it over your eyelashes using your fingertips. You can also use this trick for the eyebrows.
As mentioned earlier, having incredible moisturizing properties makes it great to treat chapped lips. Putting on a little bit before applying makeup will help keep your lips smooth.
Promotes hair growth
You can try adding Jojoba oil to your conditioner. It adds moisture protecting against dry hair and split ends.
It is especially beneficial to treat dry scalp and dandruff. The vitamin E in the oil makes it incredible for hair.