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Sweet Almond (Prunus Amygdalus) helps strengthens nails and soften cuticles and it is one of the classic oils used to moisturize, nourish and soften dry or very dry skin. It is very popular as body oil due to its great spreadibility and a pleasant smell. In addition, it is used as cleansing oil in face treatments or added to face oils for extra moisturizing effects.
What are carrier oils?
Carrier oil, also known as base oil or vegetable oil, is used to dilute essential oils and absolute before they are applied to the skin un massage and aromatherapy. They carry the essential oil into the skin. They do not contain concentrated aroma, unlike essential oils. Ogam Aromatherapy offers a range of 6 different carrier oils, each with various therapeutic properties. Choosing an oil will depend on the area being massaged, the presenting conditions and the client's sensitivity or requirements. Carrier oils can be easily blended to combine their properties of viscosity, acceptability, lubrication, absorption and aroma to suit your needs.