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