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Olive oil, EVO

NZ $10.00

01531

All Carrier Oils

Description

Olive oil, EVO

INCI

Olea europaea

Certification

Conventional

Appearance

Dark green liquid

Extraction method

Cold pressed

Refinement

Extra virgin

Purity

100%

Origin

Spain

Usage rate

Up to 100%

Typical fatty acid profile

Oleic: 55 - 83%
Palmitic: 7 - 20%
Linoleic: 3 - 21%
Stearic: 0 - 5%

Absorption rate

Average

Comedogenic rating

2

Skin type recommended

Most skin types, including dry and acne prone skin

Vegan

Yes

Palm oil

No

Animal tested

No


Olive oil is by far the most universal of oils.
Olive oil has a good conditioning effect in skincare recipes and can be used in almost all applications because of its stability.
It has a long absorption time, is a good massage oil and in creams is often used when some extra protection is required, say in water-proofing.

All our products are for external use.

Recipe
Olive oil body butter

Water Phase

200g water
10g glycerin

Oil Phase
50g beeswax
15g olive oil
15g emulsifier O
10g shea butter

Last Phase
2g Geogard 221
few drops essential oil

Method
1. Heat Water Phase until 65°C.
2. Heat Oil Phase until melted, then cool to 65°C.
3. Combine the two phases and blend intermittently with a stick blender until thick.
4. Add Last Phase and blend in.
5. Spoon into pots.




 

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