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The Wonders of CARROT OIL for Rapid Hair Growth & Radiant Skin AND How to Make Your Own at Home

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Carrots aren’t only useful in the kitchen! They are good for the body, both inside and out, and can help you to attain soft, supple skin and thick, luxuriant hair, when applied externally.

Instead of using commercially prepared creams and lotions that contain many harmful chemicals, using a natural oil like carrot oil will help you keep your skin and hair healthy, but will also lower your risk of allergic reactions.

Carrot oil is very easy to make at home and is extremely beneficial for your hair and skin.

The amazing benefits of Carrot Oil for your skin and hair

Carrots are rich in several nutrients including vitamins A, C, and E, beta carotene, and several other antioxidants. Vitamins A and E, in addition to beta carotene, have wonderful conditioning properties. They moisturize and enhance the skin or scalp and build healthier hair and skin.

The benefits of carrot oil include:

✓healing damaged skin

✓warding off the dreaded signs of aging

✓stimulating hair growth

✓creating luxuriant hair that is soft to the touch

✓improving blood circulation

✓protecting hair and skin from the damaging effects of weather, pollution, dust, sunlight and chemical treatment

✓strengthening the hair to prevent breakage

Some of other amazing benefits of carrot oil for your skin and hair include that it:

✓clears wrinkles

✓lightens complexion

✓tightens skin pores

✓prevents sunburn

✓has anti aging benefits

✓removes blackheads, scars and skin infections

✓strengthens hair, promotes growth, and makes it shiny

✓moisturizes dry skin and scalp

Supplies needed to make Carrot Oil

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✓Veggie peeler or knife

✓Hand grater or food processor

✓Fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth

✓Glass container (jar, bottle or dish) with cover

✓Pan or pot (for heat method)

Carrot Oil Ingredients

✓Carrots

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✓Oil of choice (olive, coconut, sunflower, or sesame oil) enough to cover carrots

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Cold Press Method (Preferable but takes time)

1. Wash, clean and grate your carrots.

2. Put the gratings in your glass container that has a cover.

3. Pour your oil of your choice to completely cover the carrots.

4. Cover tightly.

5. Keep the mixture out where sunlight can easily reach it. Leave for two weeks, stirring every three days.

4. Now, sieve to obtain your cold press carrot oil.

Heat Method

1. Wash, peel and grate your carrots.

2. Put in a pan/pot and heat until gratings are tender and the oil has turned orange.

3. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

4. Sieve to obtain your carrot oil and store in your glass container.

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