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Almond Oil For Skin WhiteningWell, who doesn’t like to have a glowing, healthy, bright and radiant skin? It is a dream of everyone. Isn’t it? Melanin is the main reason behind the color of our skin. The more melanin you produce the darker you look.

Sun exposure, environmental pollution, dry skin, stress, improper hygiene, poor diet, medications, prolonged usage of chemicals, cosmetic products often the trigger excess production of melanin. There are many chemical based creams, lotions and treatments available in the market. Unfortunately, all of them have side effects and ineffective in providing the results.

Home remedies for skin whitening can provide effective results without any side effects. Baking soda, aloe vera, milk, lemon and almond oil are some of the easily available ingredients you can try to lighten your skin tone. In this article, we will let you in detail for almond oil for skin whitening.

Benefits of Almond Oil for Skin Whitening

  • Almond oil contains vitamin E, A and B which seal the moisture in skin cells to keep them hydrated.
  • It nourishes the skin making it softer and smoother.
  • Vitamin E and fatty acids present in it prevent signs of aging and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
  • It encourages new and healthy skin cell production.
  • It a natural sunscreen with SPF 5 which reduces the likeliness of sunburn and tanning.
  • It is easily absorbed by the skin so it doesn’t clog the pores.
  • It helps in clearing the clogged pores.

How to Use Almond Oil for Skin Whitening

Here we have listed down remedies with almond oil alone and with other ingredients. Choose any of them and repeat regularly.

1) Almond Oil

Gently massage few drops of almond oil into the skin for 15 minutes before going to the bed. Wash first thing in the morning. Continue this process daily.

2) Almond Oil with Honey

  • Mix equal amounts of almond oil and honey.
  • Apply this mixture over the skin and let it rest for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Or you can also add few drops of lemon juice and continue the same process.
  • Continue this process once in 2 days.

3) Almond Oil with Sugar

  • Mix 1 tablespoon almond oil and 2 tablespoon sugar.
  • Apply this paste over the skin and gently scrub in circular motions.
  • After 10 minutes, splash cold water and wash it off.
  • Or you can also add rose water or any fruit pulp to the mixture and follow the same process.
  • Note: Be gentle while scrubbing, as abrasive rubbing can lead to scars.

4) Almond Oil with Vitamin E

  • Combine 2 – 3 vitamin E capsules with 1 tablespoon of almond oil.
  • Apply this mixture over the skin.
  • Gently massage in circular motion for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Continue this process once in a week.

5) Almond Oil with Other Essential Oils

  • Combine 1 oz sweet almond oil, 8 drops of sandalwood essential oil and 4 drops of lemon essential oil in a 1 oz glass bottle.
  • Gently shake the bottle till the oils mix properly.
  • Massage 3 drops of the mixture over clean skin for few minutes.
  • Use this mixture daily before going to bed and wash first thing in the morning.

6) Almond Oil with Lemon Juice

The bleaching properties of lemon lighten the skin while almond oil nourishes and moisturizes the skin.

  • Mix equal quantities of almond oil and lemon juice.
  • Apply the mixture over the skin and leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Wash it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Repeat this process 2 – 3 times a week.

7) Almond Oil with Milk Powder

This combination makes your skin silky, lovely, fresh and radiant.

  • Combine 250 grams of milk powder and 1/2 cup of almond oil.
  • Add this mixture to your bathtub filled with water.
  • Soak yourself in 20 minutes and bath normally.
  • Use this process daily for quick results.

8) Almond Oil with Strawberry

  • Mix 3 tablespoons strawberry pulp, 1 tablespoon almond oil.
  • Stir well and apply this mixture over the skin.
  • After 15 minutes, rinse it off with cold water.
  • Follow this method 2 – 3 times a week.

9) Almond Oil with Banana

The vitamins present in banana improve production of collagen and maintain the suppleness of the skin. Almond oil helps to moisturize and lighten the skin.

  • Mash 1 ripe banana to thick paste.
  • Add 1 teaspoon almond oil to the mixture and mix well.
  • Apply this mixture over the skin.
  • After 20 minutes, rinse it off with cold water.
  • On regular application for 3 times a week, desired results can be achieved.

10) Almond Oil with Pomegranate

The punicalagin compound present in pomegranate discourages the melamine production instantly.

  • Blend 1/2 cup of pomegranate fruit to a thick paste.
  • To this paste, add 2 teaspoons of almond oil, 1/2 tablespoon honey and mix well.
  • Apply an even layer of the paste over the skin.
  • After 20 minutes, rinse it off with cold water.
  • Following this process 3 times a week provides desired results.

11) Almond Oil with Gram Flour

  • Combine 1 teaspoon almond oil, 30 grams gram flour, 20 grams of flour and 2 tablespoons honey.
  • Add water if needed and stir all the ingredients to make a thick paste.
  • Apply an even layer over the skin and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Repeat this process 3 times a week.

12) Almond Oil with Orange Lentil

  • Soak orange lentil overnight and make a fine paste in the morning.
  • Mix orange lentil paste, 1 tablespoon almond oil and 2 tablespoons rose water.
  • Apply this paste over the skin and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with water and pat the skin dry.
  • Use this method 3 times a week to achieve desired results.

13) Almond Oil with Egg White and Red Sandal Powder

If followed regularly, this combination will surely lighten and brighten up your skin within 2 weeks.

  • Mix 1 egg white, 1 teaspoon almond oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon each of turmeric and red sandal powder.
  • Combine the ingredients well to make a thick paste.
  • Apply this paste over the skin and let it rest for 15 minutes.
  • Wash it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Follow this process 3 times a week.

14) Almond Oil and Corn Bleach

This combination makes an amazing bleach mask which not only lightens but also hydrates the skin.

  • Mix corn flour, lemon juice and almond oil to make a thick paste.
  • Apply this paste over the skin and leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with lukewarm water by gently scrubbing the mixture.
  • Wash with cold water and pat the skin dry.
  • Repeat the process 2 times a week to observe the results.

15) Almond Oil with Licorice

This combination makes an amazing pack which de-tans, lightens the skin, removes scars and reduces dark spots.

  • Combine 2 tablespoons licorice powder and 5 drops of almond oil.
  • By adding rose water or milk, stir the ingredients to make a thick paste.
  • Spread an even layer of the mixture on the skin.
  • After 15 minutes, rinse it off with water.
  • On continuous usage for 3 times a week, you will achieve desired results.

16) Moisturizer with Almond Oil

  • In a double boiler, add 1 ounce of beeswax, 4 ounce of almond oil, 10 drops of vitamin E oil and melt properly.
  • Once melted completely, turn off the heat and add vanilla essential oil with 1/8 cup of water.
  • Stir well and store in an airtight container.
  • Use daily instead of chemical based moisturizer to lighten up and moisturize the skin.

17) Almond Oil with Orange Juice and Figs

This combination makes an amazing scrub which removes accumulated dead skin and mildly polishes the skin.

  • Mix 2 tablespoon fig paste, 2 teaspoon orange juice and few drops of almond oil.
  • Apply this paste over the skin and gently massage for few minutes.
  • Rinse it off with water and pat the skin dry.
  • Use this scrub 3 times a week to achieve the results.

Tidbits to Remember for Skin Whitening

  • Apply only recommended amounts of almond oil. Excess application of almond oil can clog your pores which trigger pimples.
  • Wear sunscreen lotion before going out to prevent sun damage.
  • Avoid soaps with harsh chemicals like paraben, lauryl sulfate and others.
  • Wear a hat or scarf while strolling in dusty or polluted environments.
  • Remove makeup before going to bed. Almond oil can be used to remove makeup instead of chemical filled makeup removers.
  • Moisturizer your skin natural moisturizers like almond oil, shea butter and cocoa butter.
  • Exfoliate regularly to remove the accumulated dead skin cell and clear the clogged pores.
  • Drink plenty of water to keep your skin hydrated and flush out the toxins.
  • Include fresh fruits and images in your daily diet.
  • Avoid alcohol and smoking.

Did you find this article helpful? If you have any queries or suggestion related to the article, write to is in the comments section below.

51 comments
    1. I am using sweet almond oil brand is more on sweet almond oil , am using while appeared pimples on forehead , so what to do

    1. Yes, it will but don’t expect results overnight. With continuous application, you can see the results in few weeks.

  1. Can i mix almond oil with olive oil ? By regular application prior to bed..Can i get better complextiom in a month??

    1. Yes, you can use these two oils blend very well. You can apply the mixture daily before going to bed. However, I cannot guarantee the results within a month as it depends on your skin texture, food intake, lifestyle, environment and others. But you can surely notice at least a slight difference in your complexion. Apart from applying the mixture, exfoliate, moisturize, eat nutritious foods, detoxify, drink plenty of water and apply sun screen before going to bed for effective results.

  2. I bought st.botanica sweet almond oil .Is it good or not ?? Can I apply it all over night or only 15 mins before night n wash it off .Pls answer .recently I got some small rashes on my face in some areas Wich are invisible but feel when I touch my face .Pls suggest me

    1. If it is sweet almond oil then you can use it. You can leave the application overnight as well. We recommend consulting a dermatologist to know the reason for the rashes before starting the almond oil treatment.

  3. Hi, my skin colour is black.
    I’m having eczema in face, whenever I wash my face with soap I find large white patches after face dried.
    Will Appling almond oil overnight help me to fight this?
    By the by I maintain healthy diet and drink plenty of water with lemon infusion.

      1. But if you have nuts allergy Kishore,Almond is not advisable.So better consult with your dermatologist.

  4. Hello, am dark skin cuz of over exposure without protecting i really want to get light skin cuz i was light when i was young

  5. Hi, am having darker skin colour please I really want my skin to glow and I know that the areas that are hard to lighten is my legs and and chest so please can you help me out or I should use combination of coconut oil almond oil and castor oil please replay back

  6. Can I use almond oil for dark circles n acne marks on my face. How much time will it take to reduce the marks,?

    1. Yes, you can use almond oil to reduce dark circles and acne marks. It is difficult to tell the exact time frame as it depends on skin texture and various other factors. You may see improvement in 2 – 3 weeks if followed regularly as specified in the article.

    1. Sweet almond oil is best for lightening the skin as it doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals. There are many brands that sell sweet almond oil. While purchasing it make sure it is organic and doesn’t contain any added fragrances.

  7. Can I use olive oil and almond oil together for my face. I’m having oily skin and acne too.
    Please suggest what should I do.

    1. Yes, it is helpful in reducing prominent wrinkles around the eyes. Choose any method among the above mentioned and try it regularly.

  8. Can I mix almond oil with carrot oil? For quick effect? Of what kind of oil shuld I mix with almond oil for quick effect I really need my skin to whiten thanks

  9. I bought an almond oil but don’t know if it’s sweet but observed that I was getting darker after 2-3weeks of usage,even people started asking why I was dark? Could it be d almond oil? I av stopped d usage but now looking for a fast remedy to be light. Tanks.

    1. Probably. I can;t find any major differences between bajaj almonds and regular almonds; they’re both almonds.

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