For sensitive skin and rosacea, blend Evening Primrose Oil with Rosehip Seed Oil, Thistle Oil and Vitamin E. This will also reduce the size of large pores.
For oily and acne prone skin, blend it with Hazelnut Oil, Rosehip Seed Oil, Epidermis and Sebum Balancer and Vitamin A.
Typical Fatty Acid Profile
C16:0 Palmitic Acid 5% to 7%
C18:0 Stearic Acid 1% to 3%
C18:1 Oleic Acid (Omega 9) 7% to 12%
C18:2 Linoleic Acid (Omega 6) 60% to 75%
C18:3 Alpha Linolenic Acid (Omega 3) max 0.5%
C18:3 Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) min 9%
Saponification Value mgKOH / g 185-195
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (CosIng), the functions of Evening Primrose Oil are:
To view more information, visit the CosIng Database here.