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9 Beauty Benefits Of Walnuts For Skin & Hair

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Walnuts are nuts that belong to Genus Juglans and are available in many varieties. Regular and moderate consumption of walnuts is very beneficial for our health because of the number of essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, essential fatty acids like Omega 3, Omega 6, etc., and other compounds present in them. The presence of these compounds makes walnuts beneficial not only our health but also for our hair and skin. In this article, we will know about the major beauty benefit of walnuts for skin and hair.

 

Beauty Benefits of Walnuts

 

Beauty Benefits of Walnuts
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Beauty Benefits of Walnuts For Skin

 

(1) Provides Relief From Wrinkles, Fine Lines And Premature Ageing

Walnuts are an excellent source of antioxidants and B-complex vitamins. The presence of these compounds makes walnuts very beneficial for providing relief from the signs of aging like wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, etc. and keep premature aging at bay. It is because the antioxidants like vitamin E present in walnuts stabilize the free radicals of our body, and prevents them from doing damage to our skin cells and thus keeps premature aging at bay. In addition to this, Vitamin B improves our mood by providing relief from stress, and this also proves to beneficial for our skin.

(2) Keep Our Skin Moisturized

Some people lack skin moisturization, and their skin becomes dry and flaky. If you are suffering from dry skin problem then regularly massaging your skin with warm walnut oil can provides moisturization to our skin and at the same time keep our skin nourished and healthier, and provide radiance to your skin cells.

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(3) Provides Relief From Dark Circles And Puffy Eyes

Walnuts are very effective for providing relief from under dark eye circles and for treating puffiness of eyes. For this, regularly apply some warm walnut oil on the affected area. It will not only lighten your dark circles but will also provide a soothing effect to your eyes. It will make your eyes relax, and puffiness of eyes will disappear over time.

 (4) Provides Glowing Skin

The presence of a good number of nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, etc. make walnuts very beneficial for our skin, and one such benefit is the ability of walnut to make our skin glow.

For this, walnut face pack can be prepared by mixing four walnuts, two teaspoon oats, one teaspoon honey, one teaspoon cream, and four drops of olive oil together, and blending them to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on our face and let it air dry. After some time, wash your face with warm water while massaging it in a circular motion. Regular use will make your skin glowing, moisturized and wrinkles free.

 

Beauty Benefits of Walnuts For Hair

 

(1) Provides Long, Strong And Shinny Hair

Walnuts are very beneficial for our hairs because of the presence of some nutrients like antioxidants ( like vitamin E), potassium, Omega 3, Omega 6, Omega 9 fatty acids, etc. that strengthen our hair follicles. Regular application of walnuts oil on our hair and scalp make our hair healthy and strong, and bless us with long and shiny hair. Moderate consumption of walnuts on a regular basis is also good for our hair.

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(2) Prevents Baldness

Regular application of walnut oil on our hair and scalp strengthen our hair follicles and make our hair strong and shinier, controls hair loss and thus prevents baldness. This benefit of walnut oil is mainly because of vitamin E, Omega fatty acids and other essential nutrients present in walnuts.

 (3) Helps In The Treatment Of Dandruff

The moisturizing properties of walnut oil make it very beneficial for the treatment of dandruff(  which is a common hair problem that affects many people all over the world). Walnut oil is widely used in the production of hair oils, and these hair oils not just provide relief from dandruff but also improves the strength and luster of our hair.

(4) Keep Our Scalp Healthy

Regular application of walnut oil is good for our scalp as it keep it moisturized and hydrated, and thus keep hair problems like dermatitis at bay.  The antifungal properties of walnut oil make it beneficial for the treatment of infections triggered by ringworms and ensures that our scalp stays healthy and clean. A healthy scalp is very much needed for keeping our hair healthy.

(5) Highlights Natural Color Of Our Hair

Walnuts are a good source of a number  of proteins and applying walnut oil on our hair and scalp on a regular basis ensures that our hair retains their natural color and a healthier glow.

 

Reference(s)

http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/top-10-health-benefits-of-walnuts/

 

Disclaimer

The information contained in the post is for general purpose only and shouldn’t be considered as a medical advice or as an alternative to medical advice. Although I’ve tried my best to keep the information contained in this post as accurate and updated as possible, but I make no guarantee of the accurateness of the same.

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