Ingredient Name: Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia Chinesis)
What is it? Jojoba oil is derived from the nut of the jojoba plant and is rich in fatty acids, vitamin E, and other nourishing ingredients. Jojoba oil is suited for even the most sensitive skin because it is very similar to the sebum the body naturally produces. Studies have shown that jojoba oil could be an effective remedy against irritating skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and acne.
Why do we use it? We use it in the Mother of All Creams because it soothes skin while providing lasting hydration to troubled skin.
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Meier, Larissa, et al. “Clay Jojoba Oil Facial Mask for Lesioned Skin and Mild Acne – Results of a Prospective, Observational Pilot Study.” Dermatopathology, Karger Publishers, 19 Apr. 2012, www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/338076
Han, B, and M E Nimni. “Transdermal Delivery of Amino Acids and Antioxidants Enhance Collagen Synthesis: in Vivo and in Vitro Studies.” Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports., U.S. National Library of Medicine, www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16546829.
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