Almonds They play an essential role in moisturizing the skin and they are key players in many of our creams. Almond has highly beneficial properties to health. Plays an important role in natural cosmetics as almond oil, since they has unique properties for skin and hair care. It has a high moisturizing power due to its high content of oleic acid and vitamin E. Almond oil is used as an emollient. The skin absorbs it easily, providing to its more superficial layers the necessary minerals, vitamins A and E, essential fatty acids, proteins, etc. During pregnancy, it is ideal for preventing stretch marks on the abdomen, breasts and thighs.