That means It works like a moisturizer (because it’s an emollient) to add moisture to your skin. But water-based moisturizers evaporate, along with many of their benefits.
That’s where the occulsive come in. Avocado oil keeps your skin from losing moisture (because it’s an occlusive.)
So it does things like increase collagen synthesis and reduce inflammation to improve skin texture and appearance.
Voilá! Oh and that’s just 1 of the 10 plant-based ingredients in Avoila. Read about all of our ingredients below.
Avocado oil is derived from the fruit of the avocado, not its seed. That's just one of the reasons it has so many beneficial properties. Its powerful skin-repairing qualities include:
Increasing collagen synthesis and reducing inflammation
Penetrating the skin's barrier and help it retain moisture due to being rich in linoleic acid, linolenic acid and oleic acid
Reducing irritation and redness
Improving skin texture and appearance due to it containing beta-sitosterol, lecithin, minerals and vitamins A, C, D and E
Camellia Seed oil is extracted from the seeds found on the flowers of camellia oleifera (tea plant.) It has a high amount of oleic acid and vitamin A.
Oleic acid is an excellent carrier of cell-rebuilding nutrients and bioactive compounds that repair damage caused by dryness and sun exposure
Vitamin A is a retinol which stimulates the production of new skin cells
Grapeseed oil comes from the pressed seeds of grapes. It is known for its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties, and is naturally rich in vitamin E and omega-6 fatty acids. These elements help to:
Battle skin-damaging free radicals
Necessary for good skin functioning and appearance
Helps to reduce inflammation in the skin's middle and outer layers because of the omega-6—linoleic acid.
Kalahari Melon oil is a light oil made from the seeds of indigenous melons that grow across the Kalahari Desert. It is high in linoleic acid, making it easy to absorb. It is known to:
Lock in moisture
Fight off free radicals caused by UV exposure due to powerful antioxidants—vitamins A and E
Rosehip oil is extracted from the seeds of a wild berry-like fruit called the rosehip. Rosehip seeds have a high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids and are rich in compounds like vitamin C, carotenoids, and phenolics giving it antioxidant properties that:
Protect against inflammation
Protect against oxidative stress
Sea buckthorn oil is extracted from the fruit and seeds of thorny sea buckthorn plant. There is an abundance of active ingredients in sea-buckthorn oil that benefit the skin.
Unique unsaturated fatty acids (such as omega-7 and omega-6) give it skin regeneration and repair properties
It helps protect skin against inflammation and oxidative stress
Vitamin E is an important fat-soluble antioxidant, and has been used in dermatology for more than 50 years. It is an important ingredient that
Protects the skin from harmful effects due to sun damage, by acting against free radicals.
A herbaceous aroma with a rosy floral note. It is known to relieve the mind of stresses and promote feelings of relaxation and optimism.
The fragrance of grapefruit essential oil is considered beneficial due to its ability to soothe the spirit and help balance a tired and overstimulated nervous system.
The essence of vetiver is fresh and earthy. These clean, aromatic notes have been known to promote serenity and encourage feelings of tranquility.