Sweet orange, or Citrus sinensis, is the fruit that produces this beneficial oil commonly used in various skincare products for its aroma and its antioxidant and antiseptic properties.
The benefits of the humble orange oil go along way in protecting the skin from free radicals and healing it from acne. Orange oil is one of the most effective for keeping your skin clean and clear of acne.
Benefits of orange oil
Reduces dark spots and blemishes via vitamin C
Fights off free radicals to prevent premature skin aging
Antibacterial properties help fight acne
Boosts circulation in the skin
Promotes cell growth and collagen synthesis
Shrinks large pores and firms skin (astringent)
Controls excess oil formed on the skin
Serves as anti-depressant and anti-anxiety in aromatherapy
Has antiseptic healing properties
Anti-Aging effects of orange oil
Aging is inevitable, but you can slow down the signs of aging by using natural skin care products whenever you can. A natural skin care product that has sweet orange oil as one of the ingredients will help to reduce wrinkles, tighten facial pores, reduce dark spots, plump up fine lines, and restore your skin’s suppleness and elasticity.
Benefits of orange oil for acne
Acne is created by your sebaceous glands producing too much oil and clogging your pores, which leads to the development of bacteria called Propionibacterium acnes.
The strong antibacterial properties of sweet orange oil help to heal the skin from a breakout of acne. The enzymes in the orange oil keep the skin clean and blemish free. The oil has antiseptic properties that help to prevent bacteria from spreading further and leading to more acne.
Sweet orange oil works well for all skin types: oily, dry, and combination skin. Citrus oils help to remove excess sebum from the skin and keep it in balance.