No wonder it’s called “liquid gold”: Postmenopausal women who apply a few drops daily are shown to have suppler skin within 60 days! Argan oil’s polyphenols and omega-3s promote the growth of firming collagen. Try this: Sukin Restoring Argan Oil 25ml, $25.99.
Normal aging can cause inflammatory skin conditions (such as eczema and psoriasis to flare. To the rescue: emu oil! Studies show that applying a drop of the anti-inflammatory oil to affected areas reduces flaking, itching and redness as effectively as an Rx, with no negative side effects. Try this: G&M Australian Bio-Essence Emu Oil 60ml, $5.95.
It helps heal injured hair follicles and prevent strands from losing protein, minimizing the breakage that makes hair thin. Coconut oil is also a powerful antimicrobial, anti-viral, and anti-fungal that's mild enough for all skin and hair types. Try this: Palmer’s Coconut Oil formula Body Oil 150ml, $9.99.
Folks who used products with this follicle-nourishing oil for six months had the same hair regrowth as those who used 2 per cent minoxidil! (Avoid undiluted rosemary oil, which can irritate your scalp,” says hair restoration specialist Robert Dorin, D.O.) Try this: Oil Garden Aromatherapy Rosemary Essential Oil 12ml, $8.