Sunflower oil is exceptionally light and non-greasy, and is easily absorbed into the skin easily without clogging or blocking the pores making it a natural and healthy way to maintaining great skin. It’s rich in nutrients and antioxidants that has a calming and moisturizing effects while helping regenerate and rejuvenate skin cells to fight against acne, eczema, redness and irritation of the skin, it also helps wounds heal quicker. Sunflower oil contains essential fatty acids such as omega-6 fatty acids that help can prevent skin infections, the natural oil creates a protective layer that prevent bacteria from coming in contact with your skin. It is also beneficial for people who have dry skin.
One of the most important aspect of sunflower oil is its high vitamin E content. Vitamin E is crucial in the prevention of damage to sensitive skin cells due to ultraviolet light from the sun. Additionally, vitamin E helps improve scarring, smooth the appearance of existing wrinkles and generally improves the appearance and health of your skin. If you consume a moderate amount of vitamin E or apply the sunflower oil or products that contain it directly on your skin you will help protect the elastin and collagen that keeps your skin plump and youthful looking. Sunflower oil is a natural emollient that forms a protective barrier on the skin helping the skin retain moisture due to the abundance of vitamins A, C and D and healthy carotenoids and waxes.
Sunflower oil is an excellent source of beta-carotene which gets converted into Vitamin A and its antioxidant properties are beneficial for the appearance of healthy younger-looking skin. Vitamin A's antioxidants can make your skin less sensitive to the sun that causes sunburns by neutralizing free radicals that penetrate your skin causing damage. The antioxidants in sunflower oil helps prevent wrinkles and fine lines due to the damaging effects of free radicals caused by sun exposure.