Sesame oil makes a fine facial oil that doesn’t normally cause the skin to break out. It is light oil that contains a small amount of vitamins B6, K and E and the minerals calcium, copper, magnesium, and zinc. It is useful in moisturizing creams and lotion to prevent drying and to soften the skin. Sesame is highly valued in Ayurvedic medicine for treating depression nervous disorders, poor circulation, stress. In massage, it soothes and relaxes the body and mind. Sesame oil absorbs ultraviolet (UV) rays and is reputed to have a sunscreen effect of SPF 4.
- Leaves an oily film on the skin
- Pale yellow, distinctively sweet, nutty sesame aroma
- Shelf Life: 1 year
- Comedogenic Rating: 2
- Skin Type: All skin types, especially benefits eczema, psoriasis, and prematurely aging skin