Skin Benefits: Nourishing & Protecting
WHAT IS IT?
A neutral liquid carrier oil pressed from almonds.
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil
COMEDOGENIC RATING : 2
This means it cleanses your pores without clogging them or causing a build-up of oil.
Pale Yellow liquid
TEXTURE & SCENT
Smooth oily liquid with a neutral, bland scent
Oil -Insoluale in water
Sweet Almond oil, is full of vitamin E, vitamin A, essential fatty acids, potassium, proteins and zinc. It is also a very mild hypoallergenic oil, so suitable for all skin types whether oily, dry or sensitive.
Not recommended for acne-prone skin or other skin conditions.
ALTERNATIVES & SUBSTITUTIONS
Jojoba oil, argan oil, safflower oil.
BEST USED FOR
Use sweet almond oil for its emollient, smoothing, soothing, rejuvenating properties. It is best used for formulating:
Palmitic Acid (C16:0)
Stearic Acid (C18:0)
Oleic Acid (C18:1, ⍵-9)
Linoleic Acid (C18:2 ⍵-6)
273 mg/kg (mainly α-tocopherol)