OLIVE OIL

 Olive oil is a great skin care ingredient for all skin types.

Scientific name:  Olea europaea

Family name:  Oleaceae

Origin:  Tunisia

Form:  oil

Parts:  fruit

 


GOOD FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Ingredient Features

  • antioxidant
  • antiseptic
  • anti-wrinkle
  • mild
  • emollient
  • sun-protectant

User Benefits

  • preserving
  • cleansing
  • anti-aging
  • gentle
  • moisturizing
  • protecting

Aromatherapy

  • purifying

Function in Products

  • emollient
  • preservative
  • surfactant (saponified) 

Olive oil is extracted from the fruit of the European olive tree. ‘Virgin’ means the oil was produced by the use of physical means only - no chemical was involved. The term virgin oil referring to production is different from “Virgin Oil” on a retail label. Extra-virgin olive oil comes from the first pressing of the olives, contains no more than 0.8% acidity, and is judged to have a superior taste. There can be no refined oil in extra-virgin olive oil. This emollient plant oil has anti-aging properties and contains saponins. Some tests show that topically applied olive oil can protect against UVB damage. It is a good antioxidant as well as a good moisturizer. In penetrating power it is superior to mineral oils. Many soaps, creams, anti-wrinkle products and massage oils include olive oil as an ingredient. See natural moisturizing factors.


OLIVE OIL IS IN:

Foundation

Afterglow Cosmetics Infused Mineral Foundation

Eye Shadow

Afterglow Cosmetics Infused Eco Eye Shadow

Face Cleanser

Pangea Organics Australian Wild Plum and Willow Facial Cleanser

Pangea Organics Egyptian Calendula and Blood Orange Facial Cleanser

Eye Cream

Pangea Organics Turkish Rose and White Tea Eye Cream

Hand Soap

Pangea Organics Canadian Pine with White Sage Hand Soap

Pangea Organics Italian White Sage with Geranium Hand Soap

Pangea Organics Pyrenees Lavender with Cardamom Hand Soap

Body Wash

Pangea Organics Pyrenees Lavender and Cardamom Body Lotion

Pangea Organics Pyrenees Lavender with Cardamom Body Wash

Pangea Organics Italian White Sage with Geranium and Yarrow Body Wash

Bar Soap

All Bar Soaps