Ant egg oil is famous for its action against excessive hair growth. In French, it is called “l’huile de fourmis“. This oil is not made from insects, no insects were killed in order to achieve this production. It is made from ant eggs so nothing to worry about, in fact ants secrete an acid naturally, it is called formic acid. Many benefits against the hairs in this oil, it turns out to be much coveted among women who have a permanent need to have as little hair as possible. We leave you with the rest of the article to learn more.
Benefits of Ant Egg Oil
Among the many benefits, the one that remains the best known of all is linked to permanent hair removal. Who would have thought one day that it was possible to get rid of body hair with a 100% natural oil?
This method dates from ancient Egypt, babies are brushed from an early age to help them have excessive hair.
Ant oil limits hair growth, refines down, eliminates hair under the skin (ingrown hair).
This oil is suitable for all skin types: baby skin, mature skin as well as dry, irritated, oily and atopic skin. use is only on unwanted hair.
It is also used to shrink the hair bulb.
Disadvantage of Ant Egg Oil
- Ant egg oil will have no effect on shaved skin, or hair removed with hair removal cream.
- Science advises against the use of ant oil on pregnant and breastfeeding women.
- Formic acid (produced by the ant) is dangerous for the eyes! So avoid contact with eyes.
- Do not drink! Neither inhaled!
How to use Ant oil?
This oil has been used since time immemorial, in the Ottoman Empire women used ant eggs to drastically reduce their hairiness by crushing them on their legs.
Even later, in 1876, noble women no longer wishing to have the same physical characteristics as women of the lower classes, in order to differentiate themselves, they asked for a product that would rid them of all hair, so the oil was born ant egg oil.
You must use the oil on depilated skin then massage the area in a circular fashion. In order to make the oil penetrate well for a few minutes, we recommend use after showering for 3 to 5 days before the hair grows back, because Before each use, the hair and its bulb must be extracted. A hair often comes back within 4 days, this is where ant oil works best!
Do not apply body cream or milk, but use the oil only.
The oil will allow you to hydrate your skin more and it tightens the pores.
How to prepare ant egg oil?
Like any vegetable or animal oil, ant oil is prepared through a pressing process. Remember to take your oils only from trusted suppliers because before any pressing it is important to clean the materials to be pressed.
The oils are produced with presses in order to bring out the fatty mass, unlike the essential oil which is produced by a distillation process.
They are not the same machines and the two trades are totally different.
For soft skin, it is still important to know:
- Hair removal creams are not recommended on sensitive areas
- A visit to the beautician can be painful for your skin… please make up your own mind about the right hair removal methods to perform on you