Refined babassu oil
Babassu oil is refined in excellent organic quality
- Light yellow to whitish greasy mass with a faint odor
- Deep care for skin and hair, provides intensive moisture
- Light texture, no greasy residue, absorbs quickly
Babassu oil is obtained from the seeds of the babassu palm, which grows in the tropical regions of Brazil. After harvesting and cleaning the seeds, they are gently cold pressed to release the valuable oil. Like our shea butter , our babassu oil comes from wild collection.
Use of babassu oil in cosmetics
Skin care at the highest level: Babassu oil is rich in valuable nutrients that penetrate deep into the skin and nourish it intensively. It moisturizes , soothes irritated skin and helps restore skin balance. With its light texture, it leaves no greasy residue and leaves the skin feeling supple and soft.
Hair that shines: It penetrates deep into the hair structure, nourishes and strengthens it from the inside out. Babassu oil can reduce split ends, promote hair growth and give it a beautiful shine. Whether as a hair mask, conditioner or styling product - babassu oil makes the hair shine.
Versatility for your own creations: The best thing about babassu oil is its versatility . You can use it in a variety of personal care products, be it lip balms, body butters, face creams or massage oils. Be creative and experiment with this wonderful oil to create customized products based on your own ideas.
Babassu oil is a versatile oil that offers numerous benefits. It acts as a consistency agent , gives the products a smooth texture and improves their spreadability . Thanks to its antioxidant properties, it contributes to the shelf life of products. At the same time, it moisturizes, soothes the skin and strengthens its natural protective barrier. In addition, it is easily absorbed into the skin without leaving a greasy residue and allows for a pleasant application. Overall, babassu oil improves the quality and effectiveness of skin and hair care formulations.
Background knowledge about babassu oil
Another fascinating fact about babassu oil is its unique consistency. At low temperatures it takes on a solid form, similar to coconut oil. But once it reaches room temperature, it turns back into a liquid texture. This special property makes babassu oil not only versatile in use, but also long-lasting. It maintains its quality over a long period of time and does not go rancid. This stability and durability make it a preferred choice for homemade care products that are intended to last for a long time.
Use concentration: 5-35% in fat phase
Lauric acid: 38-56%
Myristic acid: 11-27%
Palmitic acid: 4-12%
Oleic acid: 9-20%
INCI name: Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil
Botanical name: Orbignya Oleifera
CAS number: 91078-92-1
Saponification number: 245-256
Proportion of unsaponifiables: 1%