As for the skin of the face, as well as for the whole body as a whole, it is necessary to start caring from youth and continue this process every year. Nature itself helps us in this, and gives effective organic products. An honorable place is occupied by sea buckthorn oil, the useful properties of which are discussed in this article.

Sea buckthorn oil in cosmetology

Sea buckthorn oil in cosmetologySea buckthorn oil is a storehouse of nutritious vitamins, macro- and microelements that gratefully nourish and improve the epidermis, hair, including the roots, and the nail plate.

Properties of sea buckthorn oil:

  • an excellent antiseptic with antibacterial properties, a lifesaver for problem skin with wide pores and frequent inflammations;
  • moisturizes the skin, penetrating deep into, preventing dehydration and flaking, which is extremely important for fading, dry and loose skin with wrinkles;
  • increases elasticity, smoothing fine wrinkles, stimulates metabolic processes in the skin, resulting in the formation of collagen and elastin;
  • restores the upper layer of the epidermis, due to unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins A and E;
  • sea ​​buckthorn oil strengthens capillary walls, normalizing microcirculation, ideally removing vascular “stars” on the face, due to Omega-3, -6, -9 acids and other saturated and unsaturated fatty acids;
  • Sea buckthorn oil is indispensable for burns, incl. solar, and bedsores, restoring the skin through a powerful complex of B vitamins with fatty acids;
  • soft skin whitener, smoothing pigmentation, softening the pronounced color of freckles and individual pigment spots, which is possible due to ascorbic acid (vitamin C), flavonoids, carotenoids and fatty acids;
  • slows down the aging process of the whole organism, including nails and hair, while applying internal and external.

Sea buckthorn oil face masks

Sea buckthorn skinIt is important to know: in view of the whitening properties, sea buckthorn oil is not recommended for frequent use in its pure form. Cosmetologists advise using spotted sea buckthorn oil to apply to specific problem areas: freckles, age spots, boils or blackheads. Sea buckthorn masked oil is best used in a mix with other components that are suitable for your skin type.

Fading Skin Cream at Home

Fading skin cream


  • 1 tsp – sea buckthorn oil
  • 4 tsp. – jojoba oil or other fatty oil from the base
  • 0.5 tsp – beeswax
  • ≈10 cap. – essential oil of lavender, tea tree or other preferred

Step-by-step instruction:

  1. Mix jojoba oil with selected essential oils, preferably in porcelain ware.
  2. Add a teaspoon of sea buckthorn oil.
  3. Separately in a water bath drown beeswax, which we preliminarily grind.
  4. In melted wax pour the prepared mixture of oils and beat well.
  5. The resulting cream is transferred to a glass jar and use daily.

Homemade creams for fading skin

Due to its composition, the cream perfectly cares for fading mature skin. Wax adds anti-inflammatory and softening properties, essential oils are also preservatives.

Eye wrinkle cream at home

Eye wrinkle cream


  • 1 tsp – sea buckthorn oil
  • 1 tbsp. – cocoa oil
  • 1 tsp – Vitamin E (tocopherol)

Step-by-step instruction:

  1. We heat cocoa butter on the steam bath.
  2. We measure the temperature of cocoa butter, and, if it is in the range of 30-35 degrees, pour sea buckthorn oil into it and mix.
  3. In the oil mixture add vitamin E.
  4. Ready cream shift in a glass jar. Between applications stored in the refrigerator.

Face cream with sea buckthorn oil

The cream perfectly cares for the delicate skin of the eyelids, smoothing wrinkles, in addition, it favorably affects the eyelashes, strengthening them and making them thicker. Use the cream twice a day, morning and evening. In the refrigerator, the cream will harden: take a small amount of cream from the jar with a spatula, from which you take the cream with your fingers. Under the influence of the heat of your hands, the cream softens and will be ready to transfer its beneficial properties.

Moisturizing face cream at home


0.5-1 tsp – moisturizing or nourishing cream for daily use

1-2 cap. – sea buckthorn oil

Step-by-step instruction:

  1. Check the cream that is suitable for your type of face with a spatula in the right amount for one application.
  2. Add 1-2 drops of sea buckthorn oil and mix.
  3. On the massage lines, apply the cream on the face and neck with patting movements and let it soak.

Cream with sea buckthorn at home:

The cream, enhanced by the beneficial properties of sea buckthorn oil, will deeply nourish the skin and gradually smooth fine wrinkles.

Recipes masks with sea buckthorn oil for the face

If you have a favorite mask, they can be enriched with one teaspoon of sea buckthorn oil, if there are no special contraindications. We also offer balanced face masks with sea buckthorn oil in the composition.

Recipes for sea buckthorn oil masks

Acne Masks at Home


1 tsp – sea buckthorn oil

1 tbsp. – grape seed oil

1 tbsp. – bran or oatmeal

Acne Mask Recipe

  1. Mix the oils and flakes in the same bowl, and mix well.
  2. We clean the face with tonic.
  3. Apply the mask with a thick ball on the face for about 30 minutes and rest.
  4. Wash off the mask with water at room temperature.
  5. Wipe face tincture of chamomile, series or sage.


A complex procedure that combines facial treatment with a mask and tonics, dries the skin from pustules and moisturizes it from the inside. Antiseptic and antibacterial properties of the selected components prevent the appearance of new lesions.

Masks for aging face skin

Masks for aging face skin

The mask has a contraindication, it is not suitable for face skin with capillary “asterisks”


1 tsp – sea buckthorn oil

1 tbsp. – fat cottage cheese

1 tsp – liquid natural honey

1 tbsp. – milk (if necessary)

Sea buckthorn mask recipe

  1. Combine all the products in the same container and knead well.
  2. If masochka came out dry and breaks up, add a spoonful of milk at room temperature.
  3. Apply the mixture on the face and relax for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove the mask with cotton pads dipped in warm water, moving in circular motions along the massage lines. The remains of the mask can simply be washed off with warm water. After apply on the face moisturizer.

The use of masks for dry skin:

The nutritional properties of honey, cottage cheese and sea buckthorn oil perfectly moisturize the skin, awakening every cell.

Whitening face mask at home


1 tsp – sea buckthorn oil

1 tbsp. – fat cream

1 tbsp. – parsley

Step-by-step instruction:

  1. Light parsley in a mortar.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in the same bowl and mix well.
  3. Apply the mask to cleansed face and leave for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Rinse with warm water and soak your face with a cotton towel.
  5. Apply moisturizer.

Applying a softening face mask

The mask rich on fruit acids, is the fine bleaching, peeling means. Do this procedure 2-3 times a week, ten times, and you will notice the desired result on skin lightening.

Mask for oily skin from clay


1 tsp – sea buckthorn oil

1 tbsp. – cosmetic clay

1 PC. – chicken egg yolk

1-2 tsp – fresh fruit juice (if necessary)

Step-by-step instruction:

  1. We combine all the components in the same container and knead well.
  2. If the mask turned out to be dry, add a spoonful of orange, apple, grapefruit or lemon juice.
  3. Apply the mask on the washed face and withstand 20-25 minutes.
  4. Wash off with warm water.
  5. Apply on the face moisturizer.


Thanks to the vitamins, macro and microelements that make up the components of the mask, the skin acquires a radiant, healthy appearance and a small matting effect appears.

Sea buckthorn oil in cosmetics

Sea buckthorn oil in home cosmetics

When buying sea buckthorn oil in a pharmacy, or other proven place, stop on oil with a carotenoid capacity of 180 mg% and more, which indicates good quality oil. Do not worry about the pronounced orange color of sea buckthorn oil, penetrating into the deeper layers of the skin, it does not leave its bright mark on the surface for a long time. Therefore, feel free to experiment, and use sea buckthorn oil in masks and creams at home.

Thanks for the interesting material and recipes

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