Buriti Oil

BURITI Oil - (Mauritia Flexuosa, Arecaceae)
High in oleic acid (72%) and a natural source highly rich in beta-carotene, 5 x higher than Carrot Oil. Beta carotene is one of the most power antioxidants known for high capacity cell renewal and is great for anti-aging formulations due to its ability to increase skin elasticity.

Product Description

Origin:                         Brazil

INCI:                            Mauritia Flexuosa

Extraction Method:     Cold pressed from the pulp of the plant

Color:                          Orange to red

Odor:                           Earthy

Texture:                       Not thick, absorbs easily on the skin

 

Key Attributes:          

  • High in Oleic Acid (72%) and the richest known natural source of Beta-Carotene (5x higher than carrots)
  • Rich in unsaturated fatty acids and Vitamin E and C
  • Known to protect the skin against photo-damage – absorbs radiation from visible and ultra-violent light
  • Natural emollient – helps rebuild, moisturize and re-hydrate skin cells
  • A known antioxidant and anti-inflammatory

 

Applications: 

  • Skincare – moisturizer, body lotion, sun care products, after-sun products, known to promote healing of wounds and scars
  • Cosmetics – anti-aging products, adds a natural tint to foundations and make-up
  • Haircare – shampoo, conditioner, masks, hot oil treatments