Source: Sulu Organics
A wonderful oil similar to sweet almond, but more suitable for sensitive and prematurely aged skin. Our apricot kernel oil is a light gold color, and can be used liberally in most bodycare recipes. Stores well under any condition but extreme heat will lessen the shelf life. Apricot kernel seed oil is a light and gentle oil used in creams, lotions and other beauty products to balance, nourish and lubricate your skin.Our organic apricot kernel oil is cold pressed and has a very faint aroma, which makes it an excellent carrier oil, according to the University of Minnesota. Carrier oils are used to dilute fragrant essential oils before they are applied to your skin. Store our organic apricot kernel oil by refrigerating it in an airtight container for up to a year.
Apricot kernel seed oil is light and gently moisturizes skin. Choose apricot kernel oil to moisturize balanced skin, oily skin and hormone reactive skin. The light texture of apricot kernel oil makes it useful in face serums, or mixtures of oils used to moisturize the face. Also apricot kernel oil is especially useful for oily complexions. Apricot kernel oil is light enough that it does not leave a greasy coat on your skin after use. Though apricot kernel oil is most useful for oily complexions, it is gentle enough to use on any skin type. Apricot kernel oil will also help rehydrate dry skin.
Organic apricot kernel oil is rich in gamma linoleic acid, or GLA, which comes from essential fatty acid omega-6. The GLA content in apricot kernel oil helps skin to maintain moisture balance. GLA also plays a role in firming and toning your skin. Additionally, organic apricot kernel oil contains vitamin A and E, which soothe the skin and slow signs of aging. The nourishing properties of apricot kernel seed oil have an anti-inflammatory effect and may soothe minor skin conditions such as eczema. Consult your doctor about your skin conditions before using apricot kernel oil.