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Pure Sweet Almond (Prunus Dulcis) oil is pressed from almond kernels. Almond oil has a similar make up to baby's sebum, the oil naturally produced by the skin to protect itself; this explains why it is so easily absorbed by the skin.
It consists mainly of oleic acid (69%), essential unsaturated fatty acids (25%), and sterolins (0.5 to 1%) and Vitamin E. It also contains glucosides, otjher vitamins, minerals and is rich in protein.
Sweet Almond oil is an excellent emollient (softening and smoothing to the skin) and also helps the skin to balance its loss and absorption of moisture. It is suitable for all skin types, helps to relieve irritation, inflammation and itching. It has great lubrication as it is not absorbed overly quickly and thus makes a good massage medium for both facial and body work. Almond oil helps protect the skin, soothes and conditions whilst promoting a clear, young-looking complexion. It is alo an excellent base for sporting massage, injury etc as it helps to relieve muscular aches and pains.
Sweet Almond oil is one of the most popular carrier oils since it is non-greasy.
Pure Essentials Sweet Almond Carrier Oil - a purely natural product.