Organic Almond oil
Organic Almond oil:
A very mild oil that is non-comedogenic with a level of 2 making it a low-risk oil for clogging pores. Due to it being a fast absorbing, very hydrating oil with anti-inflammatory properties it is recommended to be used in products targeting skin issues such as Eczema and Psoriasis.
Containing Glucosides and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, E. All essential for skin nourishment with combinations of Antioxidant, skin firming and cellular regeneration properties. A perfect choice for dry, mature skin due to concentrations of Oleic acid up to 86%!
We recommend not to choose this base oil if you have oily skin due to evidence showing a correlation between skin being deficient of Linoleic acid and rich in Oleic acid causing imbalances in the sebum production.
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Detailed benefits of Almond oil see below:
Concentration: up to 86%
A Monosaturated fatty acid (better known as Omega 9). Loved for its deep skin absorption into the Dermis, due to be a heavier oil it is incredibly powerful for oil-based hydration, making the oil it is concentrated in have the benefits to improve dry and mature skin tones from softening to plumping the skin while reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
Concentration: up to 87%
Beta Sitosterol is a plant-based substance falling under the list of Phytosterols. These are complex formations that are like Cholesterol and Lipids, making them an essential element within the body. They are the forerunner to certain hormones and vitamins such as Testosterone and vitamin D. But while these are essential for ongoing benefits; Phytosterols immediate benefits are its reduction of Trans Epidermal Water Loss improving skin hydration.
A skin essential vitamin that’s known name is Retinol, usually chemically produced in pure powder forms for maximum concentration to fight bad cases of Acne. It improves the skins production of new skin cells while improving collagen synthesis and helping reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin), B6 (Pyridoxine)
There are 8 separate types of B vitamins, but Almond oil contains the three above.
- B1 Bolsters the immune system, potentially improving the clearing of free radicals keeping skin cells in healthier conditions for longer.
- B2 Improves cellular turnover helping the skin stay young and youthful while improving collagen maintenance.
- B6 helps regulate skin hormones such as Melatonin (sleep hormone), Norepinephrine (stress hormone. High levels of stress and inadequate sleep have shown to increase skin inflammation while reducing skin cell regeneration essentially internally causing the same damage as free radicals.
A common vitamin found in many oils but in varying concentrations. It is primarily an Antioxidant that improves blood circulation while reducing the signs of ageing. It works well at cellular regeneration improving the cellular membranes of skin cells. An essential vitamin for healing scarred and blemished skin.