Apricot kernel oil (prunus armeniaca)
Apricot kernel oil is obtained by the cold-pressing method. Its color is slightly yellow and has a very delicate, practically imperceptible odor. Apricot kernel oil is suitable for all skin types. It is easily and quickly absorbed into the skin and is ideal for facial massage. It is very nutritious because it contains a large amount of vitamins A, E and unsaturated fatty acids.
This is one of the best oils for mature, dry, very sensitive and irritated skin.
Use: It can be applied to the cream, thus moisturizing the skin and smoothing out small wrinkles around the eyes. This oil delays aging. Can be used against sunburn.
When opening apricot kernel oil, it should be used within 6-12 months. Store in a cool place and out of direct sunlight.
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