Today, I am here to share my views about Forest Essentials Organic Cold Pressed Virgin Almond Oil. Vatadha is the Sanskrit name of this oil. Vatadha means kumari in Sanskrit, which means maiden or unmarried. Here, vatadha signifies the pure and virgin cold pressed process used for extracting almond oil. To know more about this oil, kindly continue reading.
Price: INR 1475 for 200ml
This Cold Pressed Virgin Almond Oil contains Almond Oil from Sweet Almonds which are cold pressed to retain natural properties intact for excellent results. Enriched in Vitamin A, B1, B2, B6 and E apart from several essential fatty acids, this pure oil nourishes the skin giving it a fine and smooth texture. It easily gets absorbed into the skin and helps to leave the skin silky and soft with a non-greasy feel.
Sweet Almond Oil – almond oil from sweet almonds is the most nutritious, adds glow and deeply moisturises.
It comes packaged in a good quality plastic bottle with a golden coloured screw open cap and an inner white coloured plastic cap with a small outlet to pour the oil. This bottle comes packaged in a brown coloured cardboard box.
My Experience with Forest Essentials Organic Cold Pressed Virgin Almond Oil:
I have mainly been shopping only for body care products. Almond oil offers so many benefits and is multi-purpose. The main reason behind purchasing Forest Essentials Organic Cold Pressed Virgin Almond Oil is that I am convinced with their method of extracting oil from organically grown sweet almonds. The method used is very essential since it helps in retaining the quality, nutrients and necessary fatty acids. Cold pressing means that the oil has been extracted by a natural method which doesn’t damage essential fatty acids.
This organic oil from organically grown sweet almonds has a very pleasant texture. It is almost scentless, rich in protein as well as highly emollient, nourishing and absorbs well into the deepest layers of the skin. I take a few drops in my palm and rub them together, and then using my fingerpads massage the oil into my hair. Then I comb my hair so that the oil spreads from the roots to the ends. I leave it in my hair for some time before taking a head shower. This can be done on dry or wet hair. Almond oil helps condition my hair and gives a lustre. It also promotes hair growth and maintains a healthy scalp. I massage this oil all over my body and leave it on for some time before I shower. A body massage done with almond oil tones, relaxes and nourishes the skin and muscle tissue. It flushes the toxins out from the body and gives a beautiful lustre to my skin. It keeps my skin hydrated and nourished throughout the day.
This oil is smooth textured and does not feel oily or greasy, once absorbed. It can be used after shower also. The fragrance is very mild and natural. I am eagerly waiting for winters to use it with ubtans, as advised by Rati Mam in one of her articles HERE. I have used it with Forest Essentials Facial Scrub Hand Pounded Organic Fruit for face and it has given good results. I either mix it with the scrub or apply a small amount on my face before using the scrub. Almond oil can be used to cleanse the face skin and pores and helps fight acne too. The fatty acids in almond oil actually help dissolve the sebum that our skin produces, creating cleaner skin and pores. Overall, it’s a good oil, which can be used from head to toe or as desired. It can be used as a base oil for mixing other oils for making lip scrubs at home too.
Pros of Forest Essentials Organic Cold Pressed Virgin Almond Oil:
⦁ Cold pressed virgin sweet almond oil.
⦁ Extracted from organically grown sweet almonds.
⦁ Has a smooth, pleasant texture.
⦁ Rich in proteins as well as highly emollients.
⦁ Nourishes the skin.
⦁ Gets absorbed well.
⦁ Can be used on hair, face and all over the body.
⦁ A massage with almond oil, tones and relaxes the skin and muscle tissues.
⦁ Flushes toxins from the body.
⦁ Gives a lustre to the skin.
⦁ Conditions the hair.
⦁ Maintains a healthy scalp.
⦁ Nourishes and moisturises the skin.
⦁ Can be used on face.
⦁ Helps fight acne.
Cons of Forest Essentials Organic Cold Pressed Virgin Almond Oil:
⦁ None in my opinion.
IMBB Rating: 5/5
Would I Recommend/Repurchase Forest Essentials Organic Cold Pressed Virgin Almond Oil?
Yes to both!
Thanks and cheers!
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