In addition to treating acne and the like, borage oil also improves skin health in general. It restores moisture and helps treat dry skin.
Borage seed oil is specifically known for its ability to treat eczema and dermatitis. This can be attributed to its ability to correct deficiencies in skin lipids. The science is this – when the skin cannot produce enough of the protective oils, the result happens to be inflammation and skin flare-ups.
The oil can also help improve psoriasis. You simply have to apply some borage oil to the affected areas and leave it on overnight. Wash off with cold water in the morning.
Certain sources say borage oil can also reduce cellulite