Organic Evening Primrose Oil- 30ml
Evening Primrose Oil- Organic, Cold-pressed
INCI Name: Oenothera biennis
Properties: Evening Primrose is known to help with flaky, dry, irritated or blemished skin because of it's high supply of essential omega-6 fatty acids (linoleic acid and gamma-linolenic acid). The anti-inflammatory properties of this oil also help reduce swelling, redness, itching, and rashes on the skin. Moreover, it has proven to improve the appearance of certain types eczema in some cases. The soothing effect on the skin is particularly based on the regulatory effect of gamma-linolenic acid.
Recommended Formulation Usage*:
Face oil, Body oil or Hair/Scalp oil: Up to 50% of the total formulation. Blend with our other carrier oils to create the perfect concoction.
In lotions, lip balms, body butters, natural soaps, shampoos, conditioners and other: Typically up to 5% of the total formulation.
Shelf life: This ingredient should be stored in a cool place, away from direct sunlight and has a shelf-life of 1 year when stored properly.
This product is intended for topical use in skincare formulations. It possess all the nutrients of the fruit, but does not have the aroma of the actual fruit. Naturally unscented.
*Recommend usage is based on our experience blending carrier oils and considers several factors including the oils concentration level/potency and heaviness on the skin.