Olive Oil Properties
It is a very stable oil and does not go rancid easily and can be stored without refrigeration for a year.
The oil is made from the pulp and not the kernel and different qualities are available and range from extra virgin, virgin and pure. Extra virgin is obtained from the first pressing, while virgin oil comes from the second pressing and is normally lighter in color and less aromatic.
It contains good levels of essential fatty acids, alpha linolenic acid and when taken internally is said to assist with heart disease.
Applied externally it is useful for dehydrated, sore and inflamed skin and is also used as a remedy for arthritis when rubbed onto the affected parts.
Apricot Kernal Oil
It is particularly helpful for dehydrated, delicate, mature and sensitive skin, and it helps to sooth inflammation. This finely textured oil spreads easily and is particularly rich in both oleic acid and linoleic acid.
The moisturizing, nourishing and revitalizing properties of apricot kernel oil combine well with your selected essential oils, to give a superb facial massage.
Soybean Oil (Glycine soja oil)
A vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of the soybean.
Soybean Oil plays an important role in skin health. One of the major benefits is that it is reported to be a very good oil for protecting the skin against harmful UV rays. It is also considered very effective in treating skin damage caused by the sun. The vitamins found in this oil are a great source of antioxidants which help protect skin cells from damage and keep it healthy and youthful. As a result, Soybean Oil is considered an effective anti-wrinkle and anti-aging oil.
The vitamin E present in this oil keeps skin feeling smooth and healthy. It is believed that regular use can improve overall skin tone. It is also used in relation to skin blemishes such as acne.
Shea butter is one of the best moisturizing, anti-aging, regenerating and protecting natural products. It protects your skin from UV sunlight, harsh climate, dehydration and pollution damage. It is one of the best anti-aging agents for you skin. It strengthens your skin by stimulating the production of collagen. It makes it more supple, more alive, nourished and radiant. If you have wrinkles, fine lines and crow feet or if your skin is very dry or damaged, Shea butter will make all of these problems vanish and bring your skin back into life and beauty. It is one of the most moisturizing skin care product in the world and rates higher than other powerful anti-aging skin care products.
Shea butter is one of the best skin care products for dry skin during winter, as well as after-sun care during summer. It provides the extra moisture, vitamins, nutrients and protection your skin needs. It is also the perfect lip balm to protect your lips from the cold and dry weather and keep them beautiful.
Shea butter is all natural and so rich and moisturizing that makes it ideal for baby care. It is natural, gentle and soft for every type of skin, but especially for the delicate and sensitive skin of babies. It is perfect for after bath skin care and as a healer in cases of eczema or diaper rash. Shea butter is safe to use on babies and children.