Apricot Kernel Oil (Prunus armeniaca)
Apricot Kernel Oil - Origin: Italy
Comedogenic rating: 2/5
Fatty acid composition: Oleic - 56-70%, Linoleic - 22-33%, Palmitic - 3-8%, Stearic - 0.5-3%
Apricot kernel oil is cold pressed from the kernels of the apricot fruit. It is a light, odourless oil that is readily absorbed by skin and doesn't leave a greasy residue on the skin. It is very rich in oleic fatty acid, as well as linoleic fatty acid, Vitamin A and E, making it beneficial for dry skin and scalp conditions as well as healthy hair growth.