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Oils with rich composition of polyunsaturated fatty acids used in cosmetics

Wheat germ oil
It is very nourishing for dry and aging skin. Of all the oils, it is the richest in vitamin E and germ lecithin, minerals, phytosterols, macro-and micronutrients, thats why it has characteristic odor. Vitamin E helps to enrich the cells with oxygen and protects them from harmful substances, slows the skin aging and the lecithin cares for the skin freshness and elasticity. Wheat germ oil is adequate to nourish the skin around the eye contour. It also helps with cracked, split and peeling lips. Can be applied to the skin if it is burned, also on sore spots, scars, superficial or broken capillaries. Prevents the formation of stretch marks and relaxes the tissues during pregnancy if you have massaged it directly or if you have inserted it into body lotion. It is also good for the hairs split ends.

Grape seed oil
It consists 70% essential fatty acids, which are easily absorbed from the skin and helps the skin to retains its moisture. Contains the most powerful natural antioxidant known to science. Has the ability to regulate the oily skin and is among the few oils suitable for oily and combination skin. It tightens, but does not close the pores! For dry skin it can be mixed with some other oil.  It helps the skin to heal faster, making it suitable for use on wounds, burns, abrasions. Located and increasingly used in cosmetics.

Safflower oil
Obtained from the seeds of the thistle species cultivated for thousands of years in Africa and Asia. Contains 80% specific form of vitamin F, which can not be developed by the human body, but it is found in minimum amounts in other oils. The oil has a high hydrating capability and is widely used in the cosmetics, especially in skin cleaning products. It improves the skin elasticity, and in this respect it is superior to other oils. It is particularly suitable for use in nourishing and moisturizing masks.

Sesame oil
In the sesame oil has well-balanced fatty acid composition. As an elixir of beauty, the  sesame oil has a millennial tradition. It penetrates deeply into the skin cells and helps the skin to release the harmful waste substances. It is suitable for dry, mixed and aging skin. It contains vitamin E, lecithin, methionine, minerals like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus. Because of this and of its natural antioxidants sesamol and sesamolin it slows the aging of the cells. It is suitable for cosmetic and hair masks. The sesame oil can be used as a sunscreen (natural factor = 2) and also it is a major ingredient in many cosmetics and sun-protective products. It is standardized across all major pharmacists and it is a favorite oil in the Eastern medicine.

Jojoba Oil
Jojoba oil is unique in the entire plant kingdom, as it is actually a liquid wax. It consists of higher fatty acids associated with higher alcohols. It has good absorbency from all skin types, including oily skin. Applied on the skin it creates invisible layer to the eye, but it is steady and elastic layer that nourishes and protects the skin from adverse environmental effects, without interfering with normal life activity. It also regulates the sebum secretion of the skin. It does not cause any irritation and allergic reactions, so often it is used in emulsions for cleaning the skin (especially around the eyes) and it is added to the finished cosmetic products to increase their shelf-life. Restores softness, juiciness and tenderness of the cracked lips. Restores shine, volume and flexibility of the hair, and it is commonly used in hair care products. A few drops on a comb when combing wet hair prevents the clumping, have anti-static effect and facilitate the styling.

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