The almond oil is derived from the dried kernels of almond. It has high content of fatty acids as well as Vitamin E, and is easily absorbed into the skin.
Description: Thanks to the Vitamin E, sweet almond oil keeps your skin cells healthy, protects your skin from UV radiation damage, and helps your skin look smooth, soft, and free of fine lines. The fatty acids help your skin retain moisture and can heal chapped and irritated skin. Plus, the vitamin A can help reduce acne.
Almond oil has a light texture and easily absorbs into skin. It can be used to gently dislodge debris from deep within skin pores and follicles, and also may help prevent future acne because of its vitamin A content.
SWEET ALMOND OIL Prunus amygdalus
Sweet Almond oil is extracted from the nuts of the almond tree and is one of the most widely used carrier oils.
Consists mainly of oleic acid, 25% essential unsaturated fatty acids 0.5%-1.0% sterolins and about 10IU Vitamin E per ounce.
An excellent lubricant rich in protein and very nourishing, Sweet Almond oil can be used for all skin types, but is best suited for sensitive and irritated skin.
It is known for its mildness and imparts a soft feel to creams & lotions. Commonly used as a massage oil.
For additional information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almond
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