The antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents in avocado oil help your skin stay smooth, strong, and elastic, calm itchy skin, heal chapped skin, replenish dry skin, hydrate and moisturize skin, shield skin from ultraviolet radiation, protect against skin damage.
The beta carotene, protein, lecithin, fatty acids, and vitamins A, D, and E found in avocado oil help moisturize and protect your skin from damaging UV rays and also increase collagen metabolism. Have as well a positive antimicrobial effects.
Avocado oil may also help heal wounds. A study found that the linoleic acid, oleic acid, and other mono-saturated fatty acids in avocado oil can speed up wound healing.
Some evidence suggests that avocado oil can help treat skin conditions such as plaque psoriasis, a chronic autoimmune condition that causes thick, scaly, red patches on the skin, a study found that avocado oil mixed in vitamin B-12 cream could ease psoriasis symptoms for a longer period than the traditional vitamin D-3 therapy. The researchers theorize that a vitamin B-12 cream containing avocado oil could be used as a long-term tropical treatment for psoriasis.