Apple seed oil (Pyrus malus) can soften your skin, strengthen your skin barrier and prevent free-radical damage.
It also has the most delightful aroma.
Top notes of real apple - sweet, complex and mouth-watering, with hints of marzipan. Fresh, warm and comforting. It smells divine.
Apple seed oil is cold-pressed from seeds that would otherwise go to waste in the juice industry, and is considered a ‘zero waste’ seed oil.
Apple seed oil is nutrient-rich, and contains essential fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants.
There are many benefits of apple seed oil for dry skin.
1. Apple seed oil can soften your skin
Apple seed oil is a light oil and quickly absorbed into your skin.
Apple seed oil is rich in beneficial fatty acids, including n-6 linoleic acid (60%), n-9 oleic acid (30%) and palmitic acid (7%), which can soften and smooth your skin.
2. Apple seed oil can strengthen your skin barrier
Apple seed oil contains 60% linoleic acid, the major essential n-6 fatty acid found naturally in our skin. Linoleic acid is a precursor for ceramides, which are bioactive lipids that play a role in keeping our skin barrier firm, smooth and healthy.
Apple seed oil also contains 30% oleic acid and 9% palmitic acid, fatty acids which are found naturally in the protective outer layer of the skin, and help the skin retain moisture.
3. Apple seed oil can protect your skin against damage
Apple seed oil is rich in various forms of vitamin E and polyphenols, and has strong antioxidant activity and can protect your skin against free radical damage.
Apple seed oil has high levels of vitamin E, including β-tocopherol and α-tocopherol and these vitamins have strong antioxidant activity.
We use organically crafted, cold-pressed apple seed oil in our Dry Skin Love Wild Orange Oil to Milk Face Cleanser.