Botanical Name: Corylus avellana
Extraction Method: Cold pressing of the kernels
Description: Hazelnut oil is produced from pressing the seeds of Corylus avellana, also known as hazel or hazelnuts. Prominently known as a food ingredient, hazelnut possesses high concentrations of fatty acids and Vitamin E that are known to improve skin quality.
It is a wonderful oil with astringent properties and is ideal for Oily and combination skin formulations. It absorbs in the skin quickly and does not leave oily residue.
Skin Moisturiser: Due to the presence of lipid molecules in hazelnut’s fatty acids, Hazelnut extract is the ideal emollient for providing moisturizing properties. It also helps in improving skins ability to retain moisture, thus improving skins overall level of moisture and hydration.
Helps fight against Acne and scars: Astringent quality of this oil help in soaking up oil from the pores on the skin thereby enabling these to shrink eventually healing acne, pimple and blackhead. On the other hand, the antibacterial properties help kill harmful bacteria thriving on the skin which aids in healing scars and marks left behind by shrinking pores.
May help reduce appearance of fine lines: Vitamin E is an important antioxidant for skin care because it helps smooth your skin as well as helps the outer layer of skin retain water and moisture. Thus Vitamin E present in this oil may help reduce appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Protecting against harmful UV rays: Hazelnuts acts as natural sunscreen for the skin by filtering the UV rays of the sun and therefore this oil is used in many sunscreen lotions and creams. This oil is abundant in Vitamin E which is highly efficient in safe guarding the skin from the adverse effects of the sun’s UV rays.
Sensitive skin friendly: The gentle hydrating and conditioning properties of this nut makes it a perfect natural moisturizer for sensitive and dry skin.
Revitaliser for Hair: The rejuvenating and moisturizing properties of this oil helps to uplift the natural health of hair. A gentle massage with hazelnut oil over the scalp and hair helps to alleviate the conditions of dry and damaged hair for imparting regrowth, softness and shine. It also assists in relieving conditions of dandruff and hair fall.
Hair colour retaining: Hazelnut has been used in many hair care formulas to help preserve color for a longer period of time. The oil also helps strengthen and condition the hair strands, so they can recover from chemical treatments.
Skin Type: Suitable for all skin types. Ideal for Oily and combination skin
Storage: It is recommended to store carrier oils in cool dark place to maintain their freshness and maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring them to room temperature before use.