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Understanding Face Oils

Karen Avidar

Tags acne, face oils, sensitive skin

Understanding Face Oils

What are face oils made of? Face oils are made by mechanically pressing the fatty portions of various botanicals. These oils are known as vegetable oils or botanical oils. The most effective botanical oils are pressed while ensuring that the temperature during the process does not exceed 120 degrees. This process, known as cold-pressing, ensures that nutrients, vitamins and other beneficial qualities of the plant source are not lost.  What is the difference between face oils and essential oils? The main difference between the oils used in face oils and essential oils are the way they are produced and their...