Who doesn’t want healthy and shiny hair and skin? To achieve flawless looking skin and voluminous hair, we spend loads of money on various products. Sadly, these products fail to provide the desired result, as they lack the essential ingredient i.e. tocotrienols. Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a rich source of hard to find tocotrienols, which are rich in various antioxidants, like vitamins A and E, and other vital nutrients.
This oil is also it is a rich source of saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fats, which help in proper growth and development of human body. Apart from that, it also contains MCTs (or medium chain triglycerides) that are known to increase our body's metabolism to burn fats. Overall, it is a beneficial product for our health, therefore, we need to increase tocotrienols in our diet.
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Healthy palm oil is present in some eatable products like Nutella, Smart Balance spreads, and Kind bars. We can also consume these products to boost the level of tocotrienols in our body to further have a great impact on our eye, heart, skin, hair, and liver health.
Palm oil is an effective product to enhance the appearance of your hair and skin. Following are some beneficial effects of palm oil on your skin and hair:
Palm oil is used as an anti-aging treatment, as it contains tocotrienols, which are members of the vitamin E family. Vitamin E (containing tocopherols) is an essential ingredient to treat many skin ailments, hence, it is present in many anti-aging creams, lotions, and serums. Being a strong antioxidant, Vitamin E helps your skin’s ability to fight free radicals, which harm the skin and further cause wrinkles and fine lines. It helps the skin to fight free radicals that damage the skin and cause fine lines and wrinkles. But according to certain studies, tocotrienols (present in palm oil) are a stronger antioxidant than tocopherols, therefore, these are proven to be more effective in preventing skin aging caused due to the formation of free radicals. When using in combination with tocopherol, tocotrienols can penetrate deep into your skin and enhance collagen production and elasticity of the skin.
Cleansing & Moisturizing
Palm oil is also being found in many soaps, lotions, shampoos, conditioners, creams, foundations and more. It not only has the ability to remove dirt from your skin but also contains a refatting agent to restore natural oils present in your skin and hair. While most shampoos and soaps are harsh on the skin, products containing palm oil is able to sustain the natural oils of your hair and skin. So, it can properly condition your hair as well as maintain moisture in your skin, while removing dirt.
Besides containing vitamin E in high quantity, palm oil is also rich in beta-carotene. On consumption, your body converts beta-carotene into vitamin A hat’s also good for your healthy hair and skin. Both vitamin A and E help to nourish the roots and scalp for stronger and healthier hair. Besides consuming palm oil, you also need to take proper diet and drink plenty of water for enhancing the hair health.
Palm oil prevents oxidation of lipids formed in our body. This further stops formation of free radicals due to lipid oxidation, which can further cause various underlying skin diseases, including cancer. According to studies, tocotrienols are 40 to 60 times more powerful than the common tocopherol when it comes to preventing lipid peroxidation. It is indeed an essential product that you must include in your diet for better overall health.