Apricot Kernel Oil

Rated 4.9 out of 5
Based on 70 reviews
(Incl. GST)


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Common name Apricot kernel oil
Botanical name   Prunus armeniaca
Description   Clear to very light yellow
Typical Fatty Acid profile
Oleic 58-66%
Linoleic 29%
Palmitic 4-6%
Stearic 0.5-1%
Plant parts used Kernels
Extraction method    Solvent
Region of origin Turkey


DESCRIPTION


Apricot kernel oil is a popular and versatile carrier oil, as well as a base mixture for aromatherapy oils. The oil has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat inflammatory skin disorders. It is said to be excellent for use on sensitive and prematurely aging skin, and is widely used as an ingredient in various skincare lotions, creams, soaps, and balms. Apricot kernel oil is added to shampoos and conditioners, to replenish shine, moisture, and lustre.

Apricot kernel oil is known to have extremely nourishing qualities, and is easily absorbed into the skin. Its excellent moisturising and soothing qualities work well to treat irritated skin. The oil is rich in vitamins A, C, and E, as well as the essential linoleic and oleic fatty acids.
 

SUGGESTED USES

Skin: Sensitive, irritated, prematurely ageng skin
Hair: Replenish shine, moisture and lustre
 

This product is intended for external use only



 
average rating 4.9 out of 5
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Reviewed by Gillian A.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Cleansing Oil

I purchased this to make my own face cleaner and it came really quickly and was exactly what i wanted.

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Reviewed by Tiare A.
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Perfect Oil

Brilliant mix for body oils

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Reviewed by Zoe A.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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My absolute fave

I love this carrier oil, it absorbs beautifully, and leaves my skin feeling hydrated and healthy

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Reviewed by Maryann W.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Apricot Oil for our Skin!

Nice blend.. always lovely to add into products!

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Reviewed by Adrienne
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Great addition for dry dkin

I love to use the apricot kernel oil for my homemade face cream and my face serums I make.

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