From the kernels of apricots, through cold pressing, a delicate oil with antioxidant and anti-cancer properties is obtained. This oil results useful for external application and is a valuable ally in cosmetics for the beauty of the skin, of face and body, mature or sensitive or even inflamed and dry. Apricot oil is characterized by the presence of vitamins, including E and A, oleic acid and phytosterols with anti-inflammatory action, against free radicals and able to support the microcirculation. It has an elasticizing effect, reduces frown lines and helps to fight stretch marks, is soothing and nourishing, gives tone and brightness to the skin, regenerates tissues and plays a protective action by defending the skin from atmospheric agents such as wind, cold and sun. You can add a few drops of apricot oil to a teaspoon of your daily cream or, to use it as a body lotion, you can apply a small amount of oil on moist skin after a bath or shower. It can be used as a soothing after-sun oil, it is sufficient to add two drops of lavender essential oil to a tablespoon of apricot oil and always apply after bath or shower to allow better absorption. It is non-comedogenic (it doesn’t clog pores).
Apricot kernel oil
April 04, 2018
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, action against wrinkles, skin without tone, dry, irritated and sensitive, makes it luminous and regenerated, against stretch marks
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