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Ingredient Profile: Sweet Almond Oil

Artwork by Jessica Burman

Prunus amygdalus dulcis

Extraction: Cold pressed

Description: A small tree indigenous to the Middle East that grows from 3 – 7 meters and bears white or pink blossoms in the spring. The almond fruit has a fuzzy green outer reminiscent of an apricot. The oil is extracted by pressing it from the nuts. The result is a golden, slightly viscous liquid with a mild marzipan scent.

Components:

Fatty Acids: Oleic acid 71%, linoleic acid 21%

Antioxidants: Vitamin E, catechin, caffeic acid, epicatechin and gallic acid

Benefits:

  • Moisturizing and protective
  • Soothes inflammation, dryness, redness in skin
  • Anti-aging and rejuvenating
  • High oleic acid content allows greater skin penetration and nutrient delivery

Found in: Magic Bean Body LotionEyewaken Eye CreamPetal Purity Facial CleanserPetal Purity Exfoliating Facial Cleanser

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