Apricot Kernel Oil
Much like the delicious fruit that it comes from, apricot kernel oil is a healthy way to heal and moisturise the skin. Apricot kernel oil is made from the seeds of apricot fruits after they are harvested. These seeds carry powerful health benefits, like natural anti-inflammatories and moisturisers. In addition, it makes it a powerful moisturiser without leaving greasy aftertouch.
How to use this item:
1. Use as a cleanser
After washing your face with warm water, apply about ½ teaspoon of apricot oil to the face and massage before washing the oil off.
2. Use as a moisturiser
To lock in moisture, use a drop or two of apricot oil on freshly cleansed skin. It is excellent as a moisturiser.
3. Use in customisable creams, lotions, soaps etc
See our formulating tips for more information.
Benefits of Apricot Kernel Oil:
- Powerful anti-inflammatory that prevents skin from getting puffy
- Moisturising effects without leaving any grease behind, for a clean finish
- Fades wrinkles, sun spots and dark circles under eyes
Recommended use level:
- Creams & Lotions: 1 - 3%
- Shampoos: 1 - 2%
- Conditioners: 1 - 5%
INCI Name: Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil
Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca
Obtained From: Kernels
Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed, Refined
Country of Origin: Italy
Appearance: Light Yellow, Clear Oily Liquid
Formulating Tips: Add this to the oil phase of your formulation. Great for use in anti-aging products