Discover Our Ingredients: Castor Oil

Castor oil comes from seeds of the ricinus communis plant, which is native to Africa and Asia. Healers throughout the world use castor oil as a natural remedy to treat health ailments such as eye irritations, laxative, lamp fuel, and other practical applications.

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The oil is thought to have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, moisturizing, and other useful properties. It’s also effective at treating irritated skin patches. Castor oil prevents some bacterial infections by keeping the microbes out of the skin. Ricinoleic acid, found in the oil, prevents the growth of acne-causing bacteria.

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Castor oil contains triglycerides which can help keep a high moisture level in the skin. The oil has the ability to draw moisture from the air into the skin. This thick emollient will improve your skin and hair’s moisture level. This can also be helpful in removing dirt from the skin.

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Check out products that has hydrating castor oil in it.

  • Deep Skin Moisturizer
  • Skin Repair
  • Antibacterial

Store Updates: 1 Year Later

For those that know, we’ve been busy connecting with the community, growing our product lines, and exploring creative ways of healing. We’ve made so many changes and growth in the last year that it almost feels like a dream!!!

Celebrate our official One Year in a brick and mortar on August 17! We’ll have and art auction, vendors, giveaways, and more!

Discover Our Ingredients: Palm Oil

Palm oil is a type of oil derived from the palm trees of Africa and other tropical regions. A palm tree takes 4 to 6 years to reach maturation. It’s expected to live around 30 years. The palm fruit is harvested and taken to a refinery to be processed.

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Palm oil is a natural source of vitamins A, C, and E. The oil contains beneficial ingredients that help aid skin and hair growth. One of the most powerful vitamins is betacarotene. This antioxidant kills free radicals that lead to premature skin aging.

The high vitamin content in the oil makes it great to use for skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and dermatitis.

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Find out what other products contain palm oil in it.

  • High sources of antioxidants
  • Skin Moisturizer

Discover Our Ingredients: Neem Oil

Neem oil is a created from the neem tree. It is yellow/brown and know for it’s garlic/sulfuric smell. Neem has been used for hundreds of years as cosmetics, health ailments, and pest control.

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The oil is high in fatty acids, vitamin E, limonoids, and other antioxidants. Because of its high level of nutrients, the oil is used to treat skin irritations, stimulate collagen production. Neem oil is packed with natural nutrients that are extremely beneficial for those who have eczema, psoriasis, or dry, itchy skin. It’s antibacterial and anti-fungal properties help to heal small cuts and wounds, alleviate acne symptoms and fight skin-related fungal infections. Neem oil also contains powerful anti-inflammatory compounds that aid the skin healing process.

Neem oil can be used on your hair as well. It can improve all hair conditions from dry, thinning, frizzy hair to helping with hair loss. When applied to the scalp, it nourishes and helps balance the skin Ph level. It’s been shown to promoting hair growth and even get rid of lice.

Neem has an active component in it called azadirachtin that is highly effective at repelling and killing pests. The component interferes with insect hormone systems and prevents them from laying eggs.

 

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Discover which of our products contain neem oil.

  • High in vitamins and antioxidants
  • Skin Moisturizer

Three Important Steps to Healthy Skin

It’s incredibly important to take care of your skin. It’s one of the first signs to show the signs of fatigue or aging. Whether it’s preventative, the quest to look younger, or general upkeep, there are three important steps you can take to attain healthy skin. Ultimately you should be cleaning, scrubbing, and moisturizing your skin. Lacking in one area can cause your skin to have sensitivity issues.

 

Cleaning

Cleaning your skin is a very important process in the quest to have healthy skin. Throughout the day, we come into contact with a lot of bacteria, dust, chemicals, and other foreign agents. Once on your skin, these foreign agents can cause havoc on your external and internal health. Bacteria that grows on your skin will clog pores and cause other skin sensitivities to occur. Dirt blocks your pores as well making it harder for your skin to release toxins. That buildup may happen in the form of acne. Free radicals in the environment break down our skin and other bodily cells to prevent them from working as possible. Cleaning your skin ensures that you remove as much harmful skin agents.

 

Exfoliating

A lot of our bathing habits is about removing dead skin from our body. Many people want smooth, soft skin that has little to no blemishes. There are many towels, scrubs, sponges, and more on the market that help exfoliate your skin to leave it feeling soft.

Body scrubs are a great method of exfoliating because they remove dead skin and moisturize at the same time. Regardless of the scrub being sugar, salt, or oil-based, body scrubs can be a great asset in keeping your skin smooth. Make sure your body scrub has vitamins, minerals, or other nutritional oils in it to ensure your skin has everything possible to be healthy. The smooth, revitalized skin you achieve from exfoliating with body scrubs are amazing. Whether you’re combating dry skin, wrinkles, toning, or cracked skin, exfoliating with body scrubs will alleviate and prevent those problems.

 

Moisturizing

Moisturizers keep the skin soft and hydrated for long periods of time. Depending on the type of moisturizer used, the effects may be more exaggerated. It’s important to constantly keep your skin moisturized with lotions, body butters, creams, and oils. These semi-solids to liquids will aid in the repairing functions of the skin by adding nutrients to the skin and bloodstream.

There are several variables to consider when choosing the best moisturizer. First, ensure that it has essential vitamins and minerals that can be helpful for your skin to heal and maintain itself. You want to make sure that the moisturizer isn’t too heavy or light on your skin. Certain heavier oils may leave your skin feeling gooey and super shiny. Other oils may require multiple applications throughout the day or can even make your skin feel drier. Consider the longevity of moisturizers. Some oils and butters absorb faster into the skin than others. Will you have to reapply the moisturizer every couple of hours or once a day? Find a moisturizer that is going to work for your skin type.

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Achieving smooth, clear skin doesn’t have to be a nightmare. It shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg either. Achieving and maintaining healthy skin is an important aspect of self-care. At Zambo Aroma, we care about the state of your skin and how you feel about it. We want you to have wonderful glowing skin, even tone, and a bright smile! Discover the various natural products we have to increase the overall well-being of you (and those around you).