How do you open and use the pump of this oil?
To unlock the pump, hold the Lock Ring tightly with your fingers. Then, twist the Actuator to the left to unlock. Next, put the pump right in bottle, secure the collar, and you’re ready to use your product. You will need to press the pump a few times for the liquid to come out.
Is this oil hexane free?
Yes. Shiny Leaf Organic Sweet Almond Oil is cold-pressed and no toxic chemicals were used to extract the oil. Hexane is easily inhaled and absorbed through the skin and has been recognized to be harmful to your health. We strongly do not recommend hexane to keep our products safe to use.
Is this sweet almond oil cold-pressed and unrefined?
Yes, and yes! Our Organic Sweet Almond Oil is naturally derived from almond nuts by cold-pressing. It is also unrefined to keep much of the nutrients and benefits in every drop.
Can I use sweet almond oil if I am allergic to nuts?
For safety, we strongly advice to avoid the use of sweet almond oil or any natural oil taken from nuts if you have nut allergies. For suspected skin sensitivity, discontinue use and see a doctor.
Is this oil safe for consumption?
No. This sweet almond oil is not food grade and is not recommended for consumption. It may not be taken by mouth and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For safety, keep this oil out of reach of children.
What does the oil smell like? What is the color of the oil?
The oil has a faintly sweet nutty aroma and it is very pale yellow in color.
Does sweet almond oil clog pores?
Sweet almond oil is less likely to clog your pores. Because the oil easily penetrates the skin, it is great for cleansing out the dirt and oil residues. It is good for those with oily, dry, and sensitive skin.
Is sweet almond oil good for scars?
Sweet Almond Oil is rich in moisture which hydrates, soothe, and rejuvenates dry and damaged skin. It contains vitamin E, which is essential in keeping skin healthy. Regular use may assist skin renewal and reduce the visibility of scars.
Does the oil make my hair feel heavy?
Our Sweet Almond Oil is light-textured so using it on your hair won’t make your hair feel heavy. You can apply it as a natural hair softener to fix tangles and frizz. You can also mix it with other hair-nourishing oils to create a hair mask. Make sure to rinse it well after use.
Can I apply it on color-treated hair?
Yes, Shiny Leaf’s Sweet Almond Oil is made color-safe for natural and color-treated hair to avoid stains and color residues.