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Why We Love Jojoba Oil And Our Favourites For Healthy Skin And Hair

Categories : Skincare

If you haven’t been incorporating jojoba oil into your skincare and haircare routine, now is a great time to start! In addition to its antibacterial properties, it is also rich in antioxidants which makes it a great treatment for acne-prone skin. Can’t wait to get start including it in your daily beauty ritual? Then read on because we’ve gathered our favourite jojoba-infused essentials just for you!

The amazing beauty benefits of jojoba oil

The jojoba plant thrives in hot and harsh climates

First, let’s take a closer look at the beauty benefits of jojoba oil. Since it is chemically similar to our natural sebum, it is non-comedogenic and is unlikely to clog our pores after use. Because of its humectant and waxy nature, it is able to form a protective layer on our skin and hair to lock moisture in place. This in turn gives your skin and hair a healthy sheen and helps to keep frizz at bay. In addition to being hypoallergenic, jojoba oil also has natural antibacterial and antifungal properties to combat acne-causing bacteria and skin infections.

How to apply it onto your skin and hair

2 to 3 drops are all you need for your face and neck

The best way to apply a jojoba oil onto your skin is right after your shower when your skin is still slightly damp. This helps to lock in any moisture while preventing transepidermal water loss. 2 to 3 drops are all you need for your entire face and neck. On the other hand, you can be a little more generous when it comes to applying it onto your hair. This is because the oil will act as a protective barrier to prevent moisture in the air from getting into the hair and causing frizz. Besides applying it onto your skin and hair, you can also use jojoba oil as an intensive lip or nail treatment.

Top 10 jojoba oil treatments for healthy skin and hair!

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Here are our favourites for healthy hair and glowing skin!

1. Derma Health’s SkinLabs Jojoba Oil

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Looking for a pure no-nonsense jojoba oil treatment for your skin, hair and nails? Then check out this one by Derma Health’s SkinLabs! It’s 100% pure and 100% multi-functional. Besides using it as a carrier oil for your essential oils, you can also use it as a powerful treatment for dry as well as oily and acne-prone skin.

Why we love it:

  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Regulates sebum production
  • Rich in antioxidants and fatty acids

Price: RM79.90, available at Watsons

2. Claire Organics Cold Pressed Virgin Golden Jojoba Oil

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Now here’s another 100% pure virgin jojoba oil for you to use in a variety of ways. This one by local skincare brand Claire Organics is cold pressed and wholly imported from Australia. In addition to using it as a massage oil, you can also use it to remove waterproof makeup or mix it with essential oils for an energizing dose of hydration and aromatherapy.

Why we love it:

  • Rich in Omega 6 and 9 fatty acids
  • Contains Vitamins A, C and E
  • Soothes inflammation

Price: RM69, available at claire.my

3. BBIA Lip Oil

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Are your lips constantly dry and irritated from wearing face masks all day? Then you might want to check out this nourishing lip oil by Korean beauty brand BBIA Cosmetics. In addition to soothing jojoba oil, it also contains 1% menthol to visibly plump up the lips for a luscious pout. Plus, it comes with a subtle pink tint to give the lips a healthy flush of colour.

Why we love it:

  • Non-sticky and non-greasy
  • Intensive lip care
  • Lips look smoother and fuller after application

Price: RM49.50, available at Watsons

4. Ellips Hair Vitamin Hair Treatment With Jojoba Oil

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Next, we have these jojoba oil-infused hair oil capsules by Ellips that’s perfect as an overnight leave-in treatment. It contains a powerful blend of Vitamins A, B5, C and E to thoroughly soften and nourish your hair while you sleep. To apply, all you have to do is open the capsule, rub the oil in between your hands and comb it through the ends of your hair.

Why we love it:

  • Capsule form is great for travel
  • Infuses the hair with vitamins and nutrients
  • Easy to use

Price: RM6.40, available at Watsons

5. Burt’s Bees Complete Nourishment Face Oil

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There’s nothing like a facial oil to add a touch of luxury to your skincare routine. This Complete Nourishment Facial Oil by Burt’s Bees contains 99.9% natural ingredients and works great as a serum before your moisturiser. Besides jojoba oil, it also contains a concentrated dose of rosehip and evening primrose oil to hydrate the skin all day long.

Why we love it:

  • Dermatologist-tested
  • Non-comedogenic
  • Rich in fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins

Price: RM140, available at Sephora

6. Pixi Rose Oil Blend

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If you love skincare oils in general then you’re going to love this Rose Oil Blend by Pixi! This botanical face oil contains a powerful complex of jojoba, sweet almond, rosehip, rose geranium and pomegranate seed oils to restore health and vitality to the skin.

Why we love it:

  • Has a calming rose fragrance
  • Ultra-hydrating
  • Gives the skin a gorgeous glow

Price: RM120, available at Sephora

7. Kristin Ess Anytime Anywhere Scalp + Hair Milk Oil

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Nourish your hair anytime and anywhere with this Scalp + Hair Milk Oil by Kristin Ess! Essentially, this hair treatment is a bi-phase milk and oil solution that combines a variety of nourishing seed oils and shea-based emollients to soften and nourish your hair.

Why we love it:

  • Can be used on both wet and dry hair
  • Hydrates and protects the hair
  • Anti-frizz treatment

Price: RM79, available at Sephora

8. Herbivore Botanicals Orchid Facial Oil

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Although a tad pricey, this decadent Orchid Facial Oil by Herbivore Botanicals has gotten tons of glowing reviews online from the beauty community. On top of a glorious blend of flower oils, this facial oil also contains pure coconut, jojoba, camellia seed and Vitamin E oils to effectively heal and nourish the skin.

Why we love it:

  • 100% natural botanical ingredients
  • All oils are cold-pressed and steam-distilled
  • A little goes a long way

Price: RM288, available at Sephora

9. OUAI Hair Oil

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Who hasn’t heard of OUAI’s iconic hair oil? This one glides on seamlessly onto your strands and is brilliant at keeping frizz under control. Additionally, it also protects your hair from split ends and UV damage and works amazing as an overnight leave-in treatment.

Why we love it:

  • Cruelty-free
  • Free of parabens and phthalates
  • Suitable for colour-treated hair

Price: RM135, available at Sephora

10. MAC Cosmetics Cleanse Off Oil

Finally, we have a jojoba-infused cleansing oil that is amazing at removing heavy duty waterproof makeup! Since it does not contain mineral oil, it is non-comedogenic so you won’t have to worry about it clogging your pores. Moreover, it also contains nourishing evening primrose oil and olive oil to soothe the skin while eliminating oil-based impurities from the skin.

Why we love it:

  • First step in your double cleansing routine
  • Removes heavy duty waterproof makeup
  • Emulsifies and rinses off easily with water

Price: RM142, available at Sephora

Author: Clara Siew | Date: 30th Dec 2020