A massage should be a calming, enjoyable experience that allows the person to relax and recharge.
Massage oil contains proteins, carbohydrates and other essential ingredients that are absorbed through the opening in the hair follicles.
The type of massage oil to be used can either soothe or stimulating depending on its ingredients.
Usually ultra-filtered cold-pressed or expeller oils are used as a base for massage oil. It is important that cold-pressed oils to be ultra-filtered. Regular cold-pressed oils contains a certain amount of organic residues that will manifest as cloudiness or deposits at the bottom of the bottle.
Such residues add to the richness and flavor of the oil for cooking but bare undesirable for massage as they may cause pore clogging.
The most commonly used massage oil: sweet almond oil, grape seed oil, hazelnut oil, peanut and coconut oil. Any form of essential oil is applicable to one’s body and its safe and refreshing.