Organic Sunflower Oil High Oleic

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An excellent oil for many purposes including skincare, cosmetics, massage and baby care. It has a light texture and is easily absorbed with no greasy after feel.

Inci: Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

A light yellow, mobile oil with an extremely faint odour that is made from pressed, organic sunflower seeds.Natural plant breeding methods have enhanced the fatty acid profile of the oil by making it higher in monounsaturated fat, Oleic Acid, and lower in both saturated and polyunsaturated fats. The resulting oil is very stable and very slow to oxidize.
  • Use 1% to 100%.
  • Oil soluble so cannot be used in water only products. It can be used in small amounts in water based gels that will hold it in suspension.
  • Heat stable so can be used in Stage 1 (fat stage) when making creams and lotions.
Sunflower Oil blends very well with drier (like Chia Seed Oil) and heavier (like Castor Oil) oils for massage oil blend that is well balanced with Omegas 3,6 and 9.
 
It blends very well in a 50:50 ratio with Sweet Almond Oil for massage.
Typical Fatty Acid Profile
C16:0 Palmitic Acid max 6%
C18:0 Stearic Acid max 10%
C18:1 Oleic Acid (Omega 9) 75% to 90%
C18:2 Linoleic Acid (Omega 6) max 17%%
C20:0 Arachidic Acid max 2%
C20:0 Behenic Acid max 3%
 
Saponification Value mgKOH / g 191
 
Cosmetic Functions:
 
According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (Cosing), the functions of Sunflower Oil are:
Emollient, Masking, Skin Conditioning
To view more information, visit the Cosing Database help

HOW TO USE IT

Skin Care
  • Sunflower Oil is most traditionally known for its use as a massage oil as it is rich in essential fatty acids and several important Vitamins. It is best blended with a small amount of heavier oils like Macadamia Oil or Castor Oil to give even greater slip.
  • It is excellent for soothing dry and chapped skin whilst reducing redness and maintaining hydration levels. It penetrates well and does not leave an oily residue which makes it ideal to use in a daily hand cream where the skin has been degraded. For the same reasons, it is also great to use in lip balms.
  • Sunflower Oil is beneficial in acne prone skin products as it soothes and calms the skin. Blend with Omega 3 rich oils like Rosehip, Chia Seed and Kiwi Seed oils to maximise the effect as well as low freezing points oils like Hazelnut Oil to rebalance the oily skin. When blended with Thistle Oil, this will be beneficial for skin with large pores.
  • Good for all skin types including sensitive skin where it smoothes and softens the skin.
  • The high oleic acid content, among other effects, has a positive effect on the oxidative stability of this oil. It can also help to stabilise emulsions to some extent.
Hair Care
  • Sunflower Oil softens the hair shaft without making it feel sticky or greasy.
  • It conditions the scalp and helps to keep dandruff at bay.

RECIPES & BLENDS

Click on the link below to be directed to a great recipe featuring Sunflower Oil;

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02 May 2022
Anonymous
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I recommend this product

Love it

Love it it’s theee best

03 May 2022

Aromantic UK

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07 March 2022
Anonymous
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Great Dry hair

Love it penetrates the hair strands and it’s not heavy

08 March 2022

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06 December 2021
Anonymous
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I recommend this product

Great from order to delivery. quality oil, Love your oils Thank you

25 January 2022

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