Similar to avocado oil and shea oil, this unrefined, expeller, cold pressed oil contains high amounts of unsaponifiables, making it an excellent choice to add to soap, lotion and body cream recipes. Organically grown & processed, 100% pure.
Recently squalane oil has been the focus of numerous studies involving its anti-aging and skin softening benefits. Many claim this oil as a miracle in a bottle assisting with the removal of fine lines and wrinkles. The human skin produces small amounts of its own version of squalane, but as time moves on, our bodies produce less and less of it.
This oil is obtained thru the process of adding salt of sulfuric acid to ordinary castor oil, often called Turkey Red Oil. The addition of the sulfuric acid makes this oil completely water soluble, thus when added to water it will disperse evenly without needing a suspension agent. For this reason it's often used in blooming bath oil recipes, or as a...
Sunflower is a light oil which makes it a good choice for bath products (it will disperse in water a little better than some oils will), but it also tends to lay down a slightly oily, protective barrier on the skin. Expeller, cold pressed. Organic.