Known for having a composition very similar to human sebum, thejojoba oilis found in many body and hair care products, due to its sebum-regulating and rebalancing action.
What are the benefits of jojoba for the skin?
- Benefit #1: Regulating sebum production
- Benefit #2: Nourish and soothe the skin
- Benefit #3: Purifying oily scalps and nourishing dry ends
Benefit #1: Regulating sebum production.
The fatty acid chemical composition of jojoba oil is similar to human sebum. Therefore, the skin perfectly integrates this vegetable oil, which strengthens the hydrolipidic film and regulates sebum flow. Thanks to its dry texture, it also has the advantage of leaving no oily residue.It is non-comedogenic (comedogenicity index = 0), meaning it does not clog pores and is an excellent ally for combination to oily skin types. Furthermore, studies have demonstrated its effectiveness as an anti-acne agent. As a liquid wax, it is capable of penetrating clogged follicles that cause comedones and dissolving the sebum.
Due to its activity on oily skin, jojoba oil is included in our purifying botanical blend with peony. This treatment purifies and regenerates the skin during your sleep. This serum is applied at the end of your evening beauty routine, just before bedtime, on clean and dry skin.
Benefit #2: Nourish and soothe the skin.
Jojoba oil is an excellent emollient and softening treatment fordry skin. Thanks to the omega 9 and omega 6 fatty acids it provides to the skin, it strengthens the hydrolipidic film. This film plays a protective role, in the sense that it maintains the skin's hydration level and fights against external aggressions. Thus, jojoba vegetable oil is described as lipid-replenishing, and it is recommended for taking care of dry and dehydrated skin.
Due to these virtues, this vegetable oil constitutestheradiance botanical blend. This night serum helps to reveal skin radiance thanks to the antioxidant and regenerative actions of 5 botanical extracts
Benefit #3: Purifying oily scalps and nourishing dry ends.
Rich in fatty acids and vitamin E, jojoba oil is also known for its protective power on the hair fiber. It helps to strengthen and protect the hair while providing softness and shine. Thanks to its sebum-regulating action, it is also recommended for rebalancing scalps that tend to become oily quickly. Applied strand by strand to the hair, focusing on the lengths and ends, the hair fibers will be coated and deeply nourished. To maximize the result, do an oil bath before your shampoo and let it sit for at least two hours, or even a full night, before washing and rinsing, especially if your hair is very dry.
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