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Beauty, Skin care Apricot Kernel Oil

Apricot Kernel Oil

By Riddhi Jain   

Apricot kernel oil is produced by the seed of the fruit of apricot tree. It is highly beneficial for the skin, hair and health. This oil can be used for cooking as well. It is high in vitamin E, vitamin K and various anti-oxidants.

To know more about the benefits and the uses of kernel oil, read further:



  1. Add two teaspoons of apricot kernel oil to a tablespoon of multani mitti.
  2. Then, add half a tablespoon of gram flour to it.
  3. Mix these ingredients then, add a teaspoon of lemon juice.
  4. To achieve the desired consistency, add two teaspoons of rose water to it.fair
  5. Mix all the ingredients together.
  6. Apply this mixture on your face and let it sit for 20 minutes.
  7. Then, rinse it off using normal water. Pat dry your face.
  8. Apply this mixture on your face twice a week for glowing skin.

How it works:

Apricot kernel oil moisturises the skin and adds extra glow to it. Multani mitti removes excess oil from the skin and gram flour treats pigmentation and makes your skin fair. Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C and keeps the acne away from your skin. Rose water helps in achieving the desired consistency of the face mask.



  1. Add a tablespoon of apricot kernel oil to a tablespoon of gram flour.
  2. Then, add a tablespoon of curd or yoghurt to it.
  3. Mix all the ingredients and apply it on your hair length.
  4. Apply it on your scalp as well and massage in circular motion.
  5. Let it sit the same way for 30 minutes then rinse it off with normal water.
  6. Then, wash your hair with a mild shampoo.
  7. Do this remedy at least once a week for shiny, strong and silky hair.
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How this works:

This hair mask adds extra shine to your hair because it contains apricot kernel oil. Gram flour makes your hair strong and treats split ends. Curd maintains the pH level of the scalp and controls the oil production in your scalp.



  1. Add two teaspoons of apricot kernel oil to two teaspoons of natural cream.
  2. Mix it properly, keep stirring it till both the ingredients get mixed properly.
  3. Apply this cream to your face and massage in circular motion for 5 minutes.
  4. Let it sit for overnight.
  5. The next morning, wash your face with mild face wash and normal water.
  6. And pat dry your skin.
  7. Apply this cream every night or every alternate night on your skin to make your skin soft, supple and moisturised.

How this works:

This cream is very effective for those who have dry and flaky skin. It moisturises the skin and makes your skin moisturised. But do not apply it if your skin breaks out easily or is already oily.



  1. Apply apricot kernel oil to your under eye area every night before going to bed.
  2. The next morning, rinse it off with normal water.
  3. Apply this oil to your eyes every night to get rid of dark circles.

How this works:

This oil moisturises the under eye area and helps you get rid of dark circles.



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