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How To Use Wheat Germ For Your Skin

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How To Use Wheat Germ For Your Skin

Wheat germ is a natural ally for taking care of our skin and keeping it beautiful, as one of its benefits is that it contains vitamin E, which moisturizes the skin and prevents premature aging because it neutralizes free radicals. As if that were not enough, wheat germ can also help to regenerate the skin tissue, so it is recommended for healthy-looking skin. If you want to know how to use wheat germ for your skin, read this OneHowTo article carefully.

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The best way to use wheat germ on the skin is to buy a wheat germ oil. You can find this oil in beauty shops, spas, and shops specializing in natural body products. Using wheat germ oil is great because it allows you to add the benefits of wheat germ in different aspects of your skin's beauty routine and maximize its benefits.


If you prefer to use wheat germ the traditional way, you need to buy the seeds. Once you have your seeds, add a tablespoon into a glass of whatever juice you want or to any meal. Eating this amount every day is enough to begin to see the benefits of wheat germ on your skin.


If you prefer the oil, one way of using wheat germ for your skin is to add a tablespoon of this oil to your make-up remover or facial cleanser. This will allow you to take advantage of wheat germ's vitamin E content in your cleansing routine to hydrate your skin and keep it soft.


If you mix half the contents of your moisturising body cream with half of your bottle of wheat germ oil you will get a powerful moisturising body cream. This mixture is ideal for getting rid of dry body skin, leaving you with smooth, shiny and healthy skin thanks to the vitamin B in wheat germ.


Using wheat germ on your skin is very easy. Apply plenty of oil onto your feet and then put on some socks to hydrate the rough skin on your feet and after a few weeks you will be able to show off your enviable heels. You can also use wheat germ oil on your elbows, knees and as a moisturiser for your hands.


If you have dry skin you can use wheat germ oil as a moisturizer. After cleaning your face at night, moisten a cotton swab with this oil and apply to your face. Leave it on your skin while you sleep to absorb all its nutrients.


Make a moisturising face mask to treat your skin with oatmeal and wheat germ. Mix 3 tablespoons of wheat germ oil with half an avocado and half a cup of plain yogurt. Then apply onto your face, leave it on for 20 minutes and then rinse your face with warm water. Your skin will be lovely and soft.


You can also use wheat germ on your skin by adding 5 drops of wheat germ oil to your anti-wrinkle cream. This will enhance your cream's effects and make it more effective against aging. The great advantage of adding wheat germ to moisturisers and anti-wrinkle creams is that it also works as a great sun cream.

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Can I drink the wheat germ oil to also reap its benefits from within? And if yes, how often and in what quantity?
Michael Riley
Hi Timi,

If you want to incorporate wheat germ oil into your diet there are various ways you can do it; to find out more we recommend this related article:

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