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Jojoba Oil

Jojoba, a nut from the dry Southwest produces an oil that is technically a wax. Its long chains of fatty acids lack the glyceride molecules that would make it an oil but, it is a superior skin care lipid no matter its category. Plants often produce waxes to protect against environmental extremes and jojoba oil can protect your skin just as it does the jojoba trees in the desert.

Originally this native tree was planted as a harvestable crop to replace Sperm whale oil that had been popular for centuries. It is the star of the Save the Whales movement of the 1960's and 70's.



The long chains of skin compatible and similar fatty acids make for skin care perfection. Jojoba oil has a deep affinity to the skin and helps prevent drying and wrinkling due to weather extremes.

  • Jojoba provides emollience and toning properties
  • Its compatibility with the skin maintains its youthful condition
  • Jojoba oil is non greasy leaving a light protective film on the skin
  • Jojoba can be used for the oil cleansing method due to its light feel
  • The oil helps to maintain and protect the skin's natural acidity, its acid mantle that is necessary for healthy skin.


Jojoba oil can be used for a wide range of skin care needs; oil cleansing, protection, after sun care and general moisturizing. Apply a small amount to the skin just after washing and your skin is ready for the day.


Jojoba oil, organic, INCI Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil

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