Black Currant Seed Oil
Black Currant Seed Oil conditions rough skin, leaving it soft and smooth. Rejuvenating and reviving for mature skin, blackcurrant seed oil has anti-ageing properties that help to turn back what time has done to the skin. This oil help to repair skin damaged by the sun and maintains healthy skin. This is a very rich oil which some say has the scent of seaweed or fish.
Properties repairs skin damaged by sun, maintains healthy skin, rejuvenating, revives mature skin, conditioning
Botanical Name: Ribes nigrum
Extraction Method: cold pressed
Derived From: the seeds
Contains: Gamma Linolenic Acid (high level)
Base Oil: can be used up to 100% though this is rich so you may want to use up to 20%
Shelf Life: of this oil is 6 months to 1 year if kept refrigerated, less than other oils.
Fatty Acid Composition:
- C16:0 palmitic 6 %
- C18:0 stearic 11 %
- C18:1 oleic 10 %
- C18:2 linoleic 45 %
- C18:3 gamma linolenic Acid (GLA) 14 %
- C18:3 alpha linolenic Acid (ALA) 14%