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Avocado Oil

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Categories: Emollients

Avocado Oil Skin Benefits:

Hydration
Soothing

The avocado oil derived from avocado fruit is primarily composed of omega-3 fatty acids and oleic acids, which are best known to help boost skin-hydration. Avocado essential oil also contains concentrations of pantothenic acid, Vitamin K, C, and E, folate, and potassium, which together may serve as a topical solution for soothing dry skin. When combined with aloe vera, avocado oil benefits can be used as a nourishing facial treatment and facial cleanser. 1 2

  1. Werman, M. J. and Neeman, I. Avocado oil production and chemical characteristics. Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society 64.2, 229-232 (1987)
  2. Patzelt, A. et al. In vivo investigations on the penetration of various oils and their influence on the skin barrier. Skin Research and Technology 18.3, 364-369 (2012)