APRICOT KERNAL OIL
Skin Benefits: Optimal for mature skin
WHAT IS IT?
Apricot kernal oil is pressed from the kernels of the Prunus armeniaca (apricot). It has similar benefits to Almond oil, but has been found to have eneficial effects on mature skin.
Prunus armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil
COMEDOGENIC RATING : 2
This means it cleanses your pores without clogging them or causing a build-up of oil.
Golden yellow liquid
TEXTURE & SCENT
Smooth oily liquid with a neutral, bland scent
Oil -Insoluale in water
It nourishes the skin to decrease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improves skin tone, and increases skin radiance
None, can easily e sustituted for other oils
ALTERNATIVES & SUBSTITUTIONS
BEST USED FOR
Use Apricot kernal oil is light and easily absorbed as it closely mirrors the skin's naturally-produced oil sebum. Apricot oil helps to improve skin tone as well as maintaining softness and radiance.
It is best used for formulating:
Palmitic Acid (C16:0)
Oleic Acid (C18:1, ⍵-9)
Linoleic Acid (C18:2 ⍵-6)