4 Benefits of Pomegranate Seed Oil for Your Skin

Skin loves oils that sink in beautifully without leaving a residue. In this blog you will discover 4 reasons skin loves pomegranate seed oil. In the Skin Elixir range you will find this nutrient dense ingredient in the Magnificent Night Oil formula, designed to truly nourish the skin you're in and leaves skin velvet soft.

1. Pomegranate seed oil is highly moisturising, helping to keep the skin hydrated and free of dry, flaky patches.

Pomegranate's microbial action helps soothe redness, itchiness and inflammation caused by eczema and psoriasis. It can help to control acne breakouts, reduce scarring and soothe minor irritations.  It calms redness, restoring the skin and helping to heal wounds.

2. It is rich in essential fatty acids and antioxidants, which can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other signs of aging.

Pomegranate seed oil is a powerful antioxidant that helps to protect the skin from environmental pollutants. The antioxidants in the oil work to neutralise free radicals that can damage the skin and cause premature aging. It also contains polyphenols and punicic acid, which help to protect the skin from environmental damage, such as UV rays.. Additionally, the oil is rich in fatty acids, which help to keep the skin moisturised, nourished, and protected

3. It is gentle enough to be used on sensitive skin, and is non-comedogenic so it won’t clog pores

Known as Punica Granatum - which means apple with seeds – is one of the oldest edible fruits and has a long history of therapeutic uses. Pomegranate as a skin tonic stimulates “keratinocytes” these are major cells found in the outer layer of the skin, helping to reverse skin damage, revive skin and reveal a more youthful appearance. It's a non-comedogenic ( a 1 on the scale) which means it won't clog pores and is suitable for oily skin in fact an ideal choice it ideal for all skin types

4. It has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, which can help reduce inflammation and soothe irritated skin.

The oil exhibits anti-inflammatory qualities and properties that work to repair skin that is damaged, dry, or aging and works to simulate skin cell renewal. It is suitable for all skin types including oily and skin that is acne prone. Pomegranate seed oil has a collagen boosting effect on account of its vitamin c content – vitamin c being an essential nutrient for collagen production - making pomegranate seed oil an excellent ingredient for anti-aging and dry skin. A true powerhouse of nutrients, Pomegranate seed oil enhances skin elasticity, reduces the appearance of scarring, promotes the reversal of skin damage, and leaves lasting moisture without leaving a greasy residue or clogging pores. 


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