The unique luxurious aroma of prune oil is reminiscent of bitter almonds and marzipan. And what you will notice when applied for the first time is that it is absorbed immediately by the skin and leaves it incredibly soft and silky, but not greasy. For this reason, it copes well with the more delicate areas of the face (lips, eye contour, neck). This makes it an indispensable helper for dry, mature and delicate skin.
For plum nut oil, you can find definitions like "the new argan". And there is nothing accidental in this. Prunes are known as a super food and have been held in high esteem in Asia for centuries, where they originated. This is due to their rich content of valuable nutrients - linoleic and oleic acid, vitamins A and E, tocopherols.
Incredibly powerful antioxidant - Due to the high content of antioxidants, vitamins A and E - tocopherols, prune oil is an indispensable helper in the fight against skin aging, neutralizing oxidative processes and photoaging. Clinical studies indicate that it is 8 times more powerful than argan oil and 6 times more powerful than lettuce oil.
Natural emollient - The moisturizing properties of linoleic acid have long been known in the cosmetics industry. Prune oil contains 15-25% of this acid and is therefore an excellent emollient - moisturizes and retains moisture in the cells of the skin and hair, thus keeping them young and elastic. The first reaction of the skin to the harmful influences is the drying followed by peeling, itching, inflammation. That's why applying emollients is so important for her health and good looks.
- Helps after sunburn by reducing pain and redness and nourishes the skin.
- Supports the treatment of various skin diseases such as psoriasis and eczema, inflammation.
How to use
At home, prune oil can be used either to make your own homemade cosmetics by mixing with more base and essential oils and other useful ingredients, or simply added to ready-made cosmetics. It can be added to your favorite hair conditioner to strengthen dry and blooming ends, mixed with ready-made face cream or body oil, or even a make-up base by simply adding a few drops to the finished product before application. p>
Apply in small amounts (1-2 drops) with massage movements on wet skin. It can be mixed with a few drops of rose water before application - so the skin will absorb as much oil and moisture as needed.
Serum for mature skin - Mix well 30 ml of plum oil, 10 ml of hemp oil, 10 ml of oil from Shipka, 5 drops of essential oil of Geranium, 5 drops of essential oil of Incense. The resulting mixture is rubbed in at night before bedtime.
Body Butter - Mix equal amounts of Cocoa Butter (pre-melt in a water bath), Shea Butter (pre-melt in a water bath) and Plum Butter. Mix very well until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. Rub this magical combination after a bath with gentle movements all over your body.
The main chemical constituents of plum kernel oil are: Oleic acid (60-80%), Linoleic acid (15-25%), Palmitic acid (5-10%), Stearic acid (1-4%), Palmitoleic acid (1-2%) and vitamin E.
Ingredients : INCI: Prunus Domestica (Plum) Seed Oil *;
* Organic Certified Ingredients