Apricot Kernel Oil

Apricot Kernels
Also called:
Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil Apricot Oil
Active Ingredients:

Apricot kernel oil is a great beauty product. It’s one of the oldest. The first mention of it dates back to 3000 BC in Chinese treatises. A little later, knowledge about apricot oil reached Europe from Armenia and called Prunus Armeniaca (Armenian plum). Now it is considered one of the most valuable and popular oils for universal use. This light natural oil is often used in moisturizers, nourishment, and eyelid cosmetics. Indispensable for sensitive, aging, and baby skin, it helps restore, soften and regenerate the skin.

Apricot kernel oil is obtained in the gentlest cold way (pressing the seeds of the fruit). Outwardly, it resembles a viscous light yellow liquid substance with a rather pleasant aroma, although not very pronounced. Belongs to the category of "premium" oils, not only in terms of price policy but also in terms of the nature and range of useful properties. It is great for intensive moisturizing and nourishment of the skin, for fast regeneration effect, and for improving the appearance of the skin (refreshing, even tone).


Is an apricot oil effective for acne treatment?

According to traditional oriental medical records, apricot seeds oil was a very effective and natural cure for skin diseases such as furuncle, acne vulgaris, and dandruff.

Today medicine is based on science. So the scientists decided to check the antimicrobial activity of Apricot Kernel Oil and found that it is very effective against 16 gram-positive and negative bacterias, even more - two yeast species.

So, the conclusion is simple - apricot oil is an effective, traditional, and science-proven cure for acne.

What is Aprilose?

Aprilose is a natural polymer contained in apricot kernel oil.

It smooths, calms, and soothes irritated skin. Also, it's an important ingredient in lip care formulations.