“If you’re using the right oil, you have nothing to worry about and everything to gain.”
Avocado oil: Almost 70% of avocado oil consists of heart-healthy oleic acid, a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid. Avocado oil has also been studied for its ability to treat skin injuries and may accelerate wound healing.
Grapeseed oil: Easily absorbed, gentle oil that is extremely rich in beta-carotene and vitamins D, C, E. In addition to having a high concentration of essential fatty acids like palmitic, stearic, and linoleic acid. These fatty acids have performed well in clinical anti-wrinkle trials and have proven to be effective at minimizing the prominence and size of scars.
Hempseed oil: Hemp seeds are a great source of tocopherols, or Vitamin E antioxidants. They’re packed with minerals such as potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, calcium, and phosphorus, plus microelements like strontium, thorium, arsenic and chromium.
Found in: Lip Fitness lip balm
Buriti oil: Derived from the moriche palm tree in the Amazon, this exotic oil contains many excellent benefits for the skin and is used by natives for its calming, soothing, and reviving properties. Rich in essential fatty acids, beta-carotene and other carotenoids (important precursors to vitamin A).
Found in: Buriti Cleanser
Jojoba oil: Produced from the seed of the jojoba plant, a shrub, which is native to the southwest US and northwestern Mexico. Long used for its healing and anti-fungal properties, jojoba oil was also used by Native Americans to treat sores and wounds. Jojoba oil is an emollient which allows it to absorb easily into your skin, making it a gentle, skin-softening moisturizer for all skin types.
Sweet almond oil: A natural oil derived from pressed almonds, ideal for nourishing and reviving any skin type. Aside from having amazing emollient (moisturizing) properties, almond oil is widely accepted for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and cicatrizant (wound healing) properties.
Found in: Hoya Body Oil
Acai oil: Acai berry oil is rich in phenols, has a wide selection of nutritious fatty acids, has anti-inflammatory properties and is full of antioxidants, making it an incredibly effective cosmetic ingredient for skin care cosmetics.
Fig oil: Packed with powerful antioxidants that neutralize environmental free radicals. Rich in phenols which have been shown to prevent cell damage.
Bergamot oil: Extracted from the sensuous fruit of the bergamot tree which grows widely in southern Italy. Bergamot oil is considered a cicatrizant, which can reduce scars and other blemishes on the skin. It is has shown useful in removing acne marks. The oil also acts on skin pigmentation, lightening dark spots by effecting even distribution of melanin.
Found in: Retinu
Carrot seed oil: Carrot seed oil is derived from the dried seeds of the wild carrot plant (Daucus carota), known to have antiseptic and cytophylactic properties, which means the ability to stimulate the generation of new cells. Rich in beta-carotene and Vitamin A which are both potent antioxidants.
Found in: Eye Wash