Safflower Oil cold pressed, Organic
Usage: Organic and natural cosmetics
100% Safflower oil, organic, without any additives, produced by mechanical cold pressing and filtration.
INCI: Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil
Appearance: yellow to golden yellow
Odour: product typical, without off-smell
Safflower virgin oil is one of the richest vegetable oils in polyunsaturated acids (68 - 83% linoleic acid and 20% oleic acid).
Other components: palmitic acid, palmitoleic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, arachidic acid, gadoleic acid, behenic acid, Vitamins A and K.
Safflower oil is perfectly suited for the care of normal to oily skin.
Fluid and light texture, it is quickly absorbed by the skin without leaving a greasy film.
For very greasy and impure skin, mix the safflower oil with a vegetable oil with anti-inflammatory properties such as hemp seed oil or grape seed oil. Rich in Vitamin A and K, Safflower vegetable oil can also be used in homemade cosmetic components.
It is also appreciated as a massage oil and is used in hair cosmetics.
Special Characteristics Cold-pressed safflower oil has the highest content of polyunsaturated linoleic acid while having a low content a saturated fatty acids (ca. 9%).
In cosmetics safflower oil is used for manufacturing soft soaps and for refatting in bathing oils and shower gels.
Safflower oil is also used for nurturing skin around the eyes.
Storage: Keep safflower oil in a tightly closed bottle away from heat (temperature below 25 ° C), air and light.