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Apricot Kernel Oil


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Apricot Kernel Oil is taken from the seeds (pit) of apricots. Apricot Kernel Oil contains skin softening properties, vitamins & minerals making it a superb addition for creams & lotions. Excellent for sensitive and prematurely aged skin. Apricot Kernel Oil is known to leave a velvety sensation on the skin and is often used in face creams, lotions, bath oils, and suncare products. It also conditions the hair, leaving a glossy shine.

Common Uses of Apricot Kernel Oil

  • Creams, lotions and bath oils
  • Soap
  • Massage oils
  • Skin softener / moisturizing agent for body oils,
  • lotions, creams and other cosmetics
  • Replacement for mineral oil
  • Occlusive agent

Benefits of Apricot Kernel Oil

  • Prevents evaporation of water
  • Adds good slip and lubricity to products
  • Offers rapid skin absorption
  • Contains high Vitamin E content
  • Helps skin retain elasticity, clarity, and suppleness

INCI NAME: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL
Method of Extraction:
Cold Expeller Pressed
SAP NaOH: 0.1350
SAP KOH: 0.1890
Required HLB: 7
Shelf life: 1 year (2 years if refrigerated)