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Hazelnut Oil

Flowering: From December to March.
Provenance, origin: France.
Commonly known as: Corylus Avellana Seed Oil (I.N.C.I.).
Location: Europe, Asia Minor, North Africa.
Benefits: Sebum regulator, lipid replenishing, softening, nourishing, protective, draining.
Botanical name: Corylus avellana.
Extraction process: First, cold pressure followed by a filtration on cellulose paper.
Phytochemical composition: Vitamins (A and E), polyunsaturated fatty acids (linoleic acid), monounsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid), saturated fatty acids (palmitic acid, stearic acid), phytosterols.
Physical characteristics: Quality : 100% pure, virgin and of natural origin ingredients ; Density : 0,910 - 0,916 ; Comedogenicity index : 0 ; Oxidative potential : Stable ; Saponification index : 188 - 210 mgKOH/g.
Family: Betulaceae.
Sensorial properties: Appearance : Oily liquid ; Color : Light yellow to amber yellow ; Smell : Subtle hazelnut smell ; Touch : Dry, penetrates easily in the epidermis.
Part of the plant extracted: Fruit.
Concerns: Suitable for all skin and hair types, especially dry, oily, acne-prone, combination and sensitive skin, and dry and damaged hair.



Face care (serums, creams, oils, balms, masks); Body care (milks, balms, shower oils, hand and foot creams); Hair care (shampoos, hair oils, conditioners, hair masks)


Stable botanical oil. Store at room temperature, protect from light and moisture in tightly closed containers. Do not leave near sources of heat and humidity. Store in an opaque glass bottle which slows down the oxidation of the plant oil and preserves its properties.

Contra-Indications and Precautions

The hazelnut botanical oil is well tolerated by all types of skin and hair. It does not present any contraindications.

However, people allergic to oleaginous fruits should not use it.

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Non-greasy and non-comedogenic, hazelnut oil is considered a dry oil that quickly penetrates the epidermis. Its sebum-regulating properties make it an ideal ally for the care of combination to oily skin and hair that greases quickly.