As you might suspect, Grapeseed oil is extracted from grape seeds. Using a press method while making wine from grapes, you will often find Grapeseed oil in no short supply. You may find that Grapeseed oil is used in cold recipes such as salad dressings and mayonnaise, but not used for pan frying.
What you may also find surprising is the vast beauty care benefits that Grapeseed oil offers. It can positively impact the health and appearance of your skin, nails, and hair. Regardless of what you are trying to achieve cosmetically, you might find that Grapeseed oil is great addition to your beauty care regimen or homemade beauty products.
Some of the most common uses for Grapeseed oil in a beauty care routine include: treating spider veins, protecting hair from heat, and eliminating dark circles. Antioxidants found in Grapeseed oil protect from free radicals and strengthen weaker veins. For the best results, apply to wet or damp skin.
If you flat iron or curl your hair using high heat, you will want to protect it from frizzing, breaking, and splitting. You can do this by mixing Grapeseed oil with water and spraying in onto your dampened hair. To eliminate dark circles under the eyes, simply apply Grapeseed oil directly to the affected area twice a day and watch the dark circles fade.
Grapeseed oil is also a fantastic emollient, which means it is a moisturizer that retains the moisture. Add to your daily lotion or nightly face cream for truly radiant skin!