Apricot Oil

Apricot oil is a pale-yellow oil obtained by cold pressing of the almonds contained in the apricot kernels.  It is composed of around 65% oleic acid (omega 9), monounsaturated fatty acid, and 25% linoleic acid (omega 6), polyunsaturated fatty acid, with emollient and regenerating properties of cells skin.

It also contains vitamins:

  • Vitamin A: photo protective, antioxidant, gives the skin brightness
  • Vitamin E: antioxidant, anti-aging

The apricot oil is also rich in phytosterols which are softening and improve the skin barrier function and microcirculation, slow skin aging, anti-inflammatory, protect against the action of UV.

The apricot oil makes the skin particularly soft, supple, and glowing. Thanks to its anti-dehydrating, nourishing and regenerating activity, it helps to delay the effects of aging.

At GERnétic International, the apricot oil is included in the following products:

  • Lait corps douceur
  • Melano 15, Melano 30, Melano 50