Native to Japan, Camellia Oil is extracted from the Camellia flower, a flower which is a symbol of and praised for its beauty and purity. In Japanese culture, it is said to be the Geisha’s hidden secret to youthful skin. Also, Coco Chanel was inspired by the flower, adopting it as her signature bloom and appearing on many of her designs making it famous to luxury fashion and beauty.
Camellia Oil Benefits in Skincare
- Camellia Oil is less thick and sticky than other oils meaning it’s a go-to for skincare. The molecular weight is almost the same as the skins, allowing it to absorb fast, helping the skin to feel smooth without clogging pores or leaving that sticky residue.
- A natural source of antioxidants, but what are antioxidants in skincare? These are naturally occurring vitamins that help protect the skin surface. It is rich in Vitamins E and A, which aid in the improvement of skin suppleness, the nourishment of skin cells, and the prevention of wrinkles and fine lines. They are also useful for preventing sun damage. Vitamin A encourages skin cell production whilst Vitamin E helps retain skin moisture.
- Rich in essential acids, including Oleic acid and Stearic acid. These are nourishing and help to retain skin moisture which helps to smooth, soften and firm for youthful skin.
Camellia Oil vs Rosehip Oil
You have probably heard of Rosehip Oil being a key essential to skin health but Camellia Oil is on par with its performance, however, it’s also a good multitasker with a pleasing smell. In addition to Rosehip Oil, Camellia Oil is anti-inflammatory, meaning it can be used on small wounds. Both have the ability to considerably change the condition of the skin for the better.
Wondering how to incorporate Camellia Oil into your skincare? Our 3 in 1 Daily Base™ Revive Oil is specifically formulated with it. This lightweight burst of hydration is infused with a blend of six precious oils and plant extracts to provide immediate skin relief to parched, stressed skin.