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Buriti Oil, Virgin

INCI: Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil

$8.75$38.00

Description

Buriti Oil, also referred to by the botanical name Mauritia flexuosa, is cold-pressed extracted from the pulp of the buriti plant, a member of the palm tree family. Virgin buriti oil carries a vibrant characteristic orange-red color due to its natural high concentration of beta-carotene content. This buriti oil is completely unrefined and has an earthy to woodsy aroma.

Buriti oil is a favorable ingredient throughout the cosmetic and personal-care industries, sought after by formulators for topical skin and haircare applications. Its natural emollient properties make it an ideal additive in various moisturizing products such as lip balms, face creams, body lotions, and serums. Due to its high content of beta-carotene in addition to being rich in palmitic, linoleic, and arachidic acids, Buriti oil is known to carry antioxidant activity and benefits to end-products. This ingredient is commonly found in topical products intended to help protect the skin from sun-damage.

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Buriti Oil is one of the richest sources of the antioxidant beta-carotene, with levels exceeding that of carrot seed oil. In addition, it contains Essential Fatty Acids Linoleic and Linolenic, as well as a high level of Oleic Acid. Buriti Oil has strong antioxidant properties, protecting lipid membranes that surround all skin cells, keeping cells healthy longer while protecting skin from free radical damage. The photo protective properties of the oil help skin cells to better withstand the potentially damaging UVA and UVB rays of the sun.

•  Rich in beta-carotene, pro-vitamin A, in carotenoids, it has antioxidant, increasing the protection, firmness and elasticity of the skin.

• prevents drying of skin and has a healing effect on dry and damaged skin and is useful as an emollient in formulations

• very high content of β-Carotene and a high degree of sun protection.

• high content of carotenoids, phenolics and tocopherols, responsible for its antioxidants effect

• Buriti Oil is one of the richest sources of the antioxidant beta-carotene, with levels exceeding that of carrot seed oil.