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Avocado Oil

Avocado Oil
15 August 2022 Marlies van Heusden

Avocado Oil

Origin

Avocado oil is native to Latin America. In fact, here avocados have been used as an ingredient for over 10,000 years. In fact, avocados are an excellent source of potassium, magnesium, folic acid (B11) and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C and E. In addition, it consists largely of monounsaturated fatty acids that are super healthy for your body, skin and hair.

Some sources even say that the Mayans were already aware of the natural powers of this oil and used it for vibrant and healthy hair.

Organic

The unrefined & organic avocado oil we use is produced from rejected avocados from a Kenyan farmer. This way, avocados get a second chance and together with Keyan farmers we work with against waste and towards a circular economy.

Our oil is certified by the Soil Association to the COSMOS standard.

The oil is extracted by a cold pressing process from the pulp. Not from the pit, as many people think. This method leaves even more of the vitamins, minerals and healthy fatty acids originally present intact and present.

Benefits of avocado oil

  • Helps against impurities
  • Boost production of collagen
  • Super hydrating due to high amount of fatty acid

Avocado oil for hair

It is an excellent source of fatty acids which is super hydrating. In addition, the large amount of vitamins A and E as powerful antioxidants counteract impurities. Collagen plays an important role In the creation and repair of hair follicles. The name for the hair follicles from which hairs grow.

Also, a recent study by the International Journal of Trichology showed that this oil can help seal the cuticle cells, which prevents hair breakage.

In short, a perfect ingredient for our conditioner bar.

Avocado oil in soap

The use of this oil increases the conditioning properties and will make the soap creamier. In fact, this oil contains a high content of unsaponifiable substances.