Skin Care Oils
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Apricot kernel oil is high in skin-nourishing essential fatty acids. Its light, smooth properties restore skin vitality in massage, bath and after-shower applications. The oil is expressed from the seed kernels of ripe apricots. Softening, protecting and rejuvenating, Apricot Kernel oil is a natural source of vitamin B and skin-nourishing plant oil.
Avocado - Persea americana
Avocado oil is a rich, skin-rejuvenating oil extracted from the flesh of the ripe fruit. This oil is very high in oleic acid and is excellent for massage and the care of dry or aging skin.
Nearly colorless and odorless oil expressed from the seeds of the castor plant. Contains 85% to 95% of the unique ricinoleic fatty acid. Some common uses: oil-based compresses & liniments, soapmaking.
A by-product of winemaking, grapeseed oil contains a nice balance of skin-supporting compounds, including oleic, linoleic, palmitic and stearic fatty acids. An excellent skin toner, it restores balance and firmness to combination and oily skin.
Jojoba - Simmondsia chinensis
Jojoba oil contains unique proteins, liquid waxes and fatty acids that closely resemble the skin’s own natural emollients and pH balance. It is excellent combined with other skin care oils, adding balance and fortifying the benefits provided. Softening, protecting and balancing, jojoba oil is a natural source of skin-balancing plant oil.
Argan oil contains high levels of skin rejuvenating essential fatty acids. This rare and remarkable oil has traditionally been processed by hand from nuts collected in protected stands of native trees and has been used for centuries to moisturize and nourish the skin in the arid North African climate.
Baobab is a highly esteemed tree valued for its nutritious, skin-protecting oil which has a rich, slippery texture. A good oil for luxurious massage or for intense treatment of dry skin, baobab will leave your skin glowing and shielded from the elements.
Macadamia oil has a rich, silky texture. It's a wonderful oil for creating a long-lasting sheen of superior skin-protective emolliance, macadamia is a great choice for protecting skin during dry winter months or anytime skin is exposed to the weathering effects of outdoor activities.
Rosehip seed oil contains pure retinol (Vitamin A) which is best known for replenishing and restoring mature or sun-damaged skin. Aura Cacia Rosehip Oil offers you a safe, natural source of botanically derived retinol. The added Vitamin E is a natural skin-supporter and helps to preserve the life of the rosehip oil.
Emerald green tamanu oil promotes vibrant, healthy skin. The fragrant, nutty aroma of tamanu oil has been used as a premium, skin care oil and nourishing hair dressing for centuries by South Pacific natives.
Sesame - Sesamum indicum
Expressed from the same seeds used in cooking, sesame oil also provides a full array of nourishing components for the skin. Sesame oil is particularly suited to massage applications. Softening and protecting, sesame oil is a natural source of vitamin B plus skin-nourishing plant oil.
Sweet Almond - Prunus amygdalus dulcis
Sweet almond oil has a rich, skin-nurturing consistency that provides a nice glide during massage. It is excellent for bath and after-shower applications, and especially appropriate for dry-skin care. It is also a natural source of skin-nourishing antioxidants and vitamins.
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