Sweet almond oil is extracted by cold pressing the kernels of the almond nut. It is a pale yellow, slightly viscous and a little goes a long way. Sweet Almond oil (Prunus amygdalis var dulcis) contains many vitamins such as A, B1, B2, B6 and Vitamin E. It is an excellent emollient for the skin, soothing dry, irritated areas and relieves dry, itchy skin.
General: Rich in oleic acid, linoleic acid, squalene, glycosides and beta sitosterol which contribute to the soothing nourishing property of Almond oil.
Spa: Use on normal to dry or mature skin types for excellent night time nourishing and rejuvenation. Slower absorption rate than other carriers through the skin and makes a perfect massage base. A good carrier for baby’s skin, for scalp massage and on baby’s bottom before putting nappies on. This oil acts as a good barrier oil for skin on the hands and body. Also found to reduce scar tissue formation, so almond oil is an essential carrier to formulate a night repair face and body serum.
Product manufacturers: great for soap making as it creates a great lather. Creams and lotions use almond as a nourishing ingredient for the base and as an oil is great for balms and salves for dry or irritated skin types. A good addition to hair conditioners and body lotions.
Culinary: Sweet almond oil is used in cooking and baking.
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