On their own vegetable oils are a cosmetic treatment of choice.
- They are rich in fatty acids and essential fatty acids, perfectly in affinity with the superficial lipid layer of the skin. They will reinforce the intercellular lipid cement and the lipid phase of the hydrolipidic film. They will relax and nourish the skin, soften it and protect it from dehydration and therefore moisturise it.
- They are rich in anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals and each of them has specific properties. Similarly their different textures give a more or less oily or dry finish on application.
- They allow the skin to breathe, whereas mineral oils and silicones are comedogenic and can, over time, block the pores in the skin, thus opposing its physiology.
- They preserve the skin pH, guaranteeing the anti-bacterial efficacy it provides.