Safflower Oil – High Linoleic
Safflower oil high Linoleic vegetable Oil obtained from the seed of the safflower plant (Carthamus tinctorius). Seeds have been found in Egyptian tombs over 4,000 years old, and its use was recorded in China approximately 2,200 years ago. Safflower has many uses. In traditional Chinese medicine, safflower petals are regarded as a stimulant for blood circulation and
phlegm reduction, the healing of fractures, contusions and strains.
Safflower oil high Linoleic is high in polyunsaturated fatty acids. Fatty acids are necessary along with glycerol for the cell to function normally. It offers a high linoleic acid (Omega 6) content
and quick penetration into the skin. This oil is suitable for all skin types. Safflower oil high Linoleic contains up to 70% of Linoleic Acid, an Omega 6 essential fatty acid. Studies have indicated that it is this high Linoleic Acid content that contributes to reduce the TEWL (Trans-Epidermal Water Loss), resulting in better moisture retention, which is the key to maintain a healthy skin.
Safflower Oil applies easily, offers deep penetration and significant moisture retention together with high nourishing properties. It may be applied directly to the skin and hair. It may also be easily incorporated as an active ingredient or an excellent carrier in skin and hair care products.
Recommended dosage is between 3 and 10% of the oil is designed for all kinds of cosmetic products from rinse-off to leave-on, showing a great compatibility with all cosmetic ingredients. The oil can also be used directly as massage oil.
Non-Comedogenic: Although non-comedogenic safflower oil can be used for different skin types it works especially well for those with oily acne prone skin. It has a comedogenic rating of zero to help prevent break outs from clogged pores. With a high Linoleic acid content it helps to keep the sebum, the skin’s natural oil, levels balanced. Safflower oil act as a lubricant that prevents water from leaving your skin. Thus it locks the moisture for glowing skin.