Extraction method: Cold pressed
Native To: Brazil
Common uses: This highly active oil is fantastic for helping to manage inflamation and very dry skin. Rich in Phytosterols it has a soothing effect while the Omega fatty acids (6 and 9) protect the skin from further environmental damage. This oil contains a range of natural antioxidants which help protect the skin from environmental stressors.
Heat Tolerance: High for a speciality oil - able to tolerate temperatures up to 170C for 20 minutes which is far in excess of typical cosmetic manufacturing processes.
Chemical composition, antioxidant properties, and thermal stability of a phytochemical enriched oil from Acai (Euterpe oleracea Mart.)
Consistency: Typical and characteristic of carrier oils
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at average speed, slight oil feeling left on skin.
Use levels: Can be used directly on the skin as a carrier oil but most frequently used as an active oil at between 1-10%
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Prior to use: Customers should always refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet / Specification Sheet OR the ingredients label as affixed to each product which are current at the time of supply of the product.
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