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Wheat germ oil - what to do with it?

(5 Posts)
LimpidPools Sun 21-Jun-15 15:07:35

I accidentally bought some wheat germ oil yesterday, stupidly getting it confused with something else.

I have no idea what to do with it. In addition, it isn't even pure. It's mixed with sweet almond oil (which is listed first in the ingredients, although the proportions aren't given). It also cost me about 7 quid.

For further information, I'm 30, with combination/dry skin and some scalp psoriasis.

So what do I do? Is it something I can find 1000 uses for, or should I try and take it back?

Nettletheelf Sun 21-Jun-15 18:37:54

I think that Superdrug used to sell wheat germ oil as a facial oil. So maybe use it for that? I think people use sweet almond oil as a body moisturiser too.

Shop Sun 21-Jun-15 19:14:29

A quick google seems like it's a very good moisturiser & is always blended with another oil as it has a string aroma apparently.
I'd use it either as a serum as night under night cream or just in its own.

LimpidPools Mon 22-Jun-15 19:09:25

Good to know that its being blended is normal.

It doesn't seem like it's anybody's wonder product though and I already have rosehip oil that I need to use before it goes rancid. Hmm, still in two minds over whether to keep it or whether to try and take it back for exchange/ refund.

Thanks for your help though!

Floisme Mon 22-Jun-15 19:14:48

I buy it unblended from Holland and Barrett and use it as a moisturiser. I've never noticed any smell and I hate perfumed stuff. I like the fact that it doesn't come with any miracle product nonsense.

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