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Procédé de fabrication de l'huile de prune.

How is plum oil produced?

Particularly concentrated in Vitamin E, plum oil is an excellent antioxidanttreatment to protect the skin and hair from free radicals. Titled "Prunus Domestica Seed Oil" according to the INCI nomenclature, it is found in numerous skincare products. Here is its extraction process.

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The vegetable oil of plum and its method of extraction.

Like the majority of vegetable oils, plum oil is derived from the first cold press. The plum, botanically known as Prunus Domestica, is cultivated for the production of Agen prunes. The process of obtaining this vegetable oil involves several steps.

  1. Harvesting of the fruits, from mid-August to mid-September, when the fruits have a beautiful deep purple color with characteristic bluish reflections.

  2. Cleaning through suction, drying, and hulling of the kernels to isolate the almonds.

  3. Mechanical pressure grinding of almond kernels. This step is carried out at room temperature and does not involve any chemical reactions. An unpurified plum oil is obtained.

  4. Purification of the oil through decantation and filtration (no chemical reaction is performed).

This extraction method allows for the procurement of a 100% pure and natural oil, preserving all the active principles of the kernels. The plum oil thus extracted is used in the skincare and haircare industry, where it is incorporated into moisturizing, nourishing, and softening treatments. In addition to its benefits, it imparts a gentle frangipane fragrance to the products.

The vegetable oil of plum, a treatment with multiple benefits.

In skincare and haircare, this vegetable oil is particularly favored for its antioxidant power and its ability to protect cells from free radicals generated by UV exposure and pollution. Moreover, rich in omega 6 and omega 9, it also provides nutrition and elasticity, and prevents dehydration by strengthening the skin's barrier function . It is thus highly recommended for the care of dehydrated skin and hair and/or those regularly exposed to oxidation factors (pollution, UV). Additionally, it is non-comedogenic: it does not clog pores. Its texture penetrates quickly and leaves the skin soft and supple, and fragranced with the characteristic almond scent of plum oil.

In which Typology skincare products can one find plum oil?

Our plum vegetable oil comes from the cold pressing of plum kernels fromorganic farming, grown and harvested in theSouthwest of France. By replenishing the skin layer, this treatment nourishes, hydrates, and improves skin elasticity. It also protects against the harmful effects of pollution, including cellular oxidation. Furthermore, you can find this vegetable oil in the following formulas:

  • The nourishing face cream with 1% hyaluronic acid and shea butter is enriched with lipid-replenishing and moisturizing active ingredients. It restores suppleness to the skin and reduces feelings of tightness.

  • The localized dryness body serum contains nourishing and soothing active ingredients to combat skin dryness typically found on the elbows, knees, and heels.

  • The nourishing body cream restores the skin's lipid barrier, reduces feelings of tightness, and protects the skin from external aggressions.

  • The gel-to-oil with baobab oil visibly prevents and reduces the appearance of stretch marks, while providing suppleness and elasticity to the skin.

  • Thetinted lip oilis composed of98% natural origin ingredientsand comes in6 different shades. It is formulatedwithout nanoparticles,without mineral oils,without siliconesandwithout beeswax. It provides a light coverage and a shiny, non-sticky finish.

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