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Carrot Oil Macerate

Commonly known as: Daucus Carota Sativa Root Extract (I.N.C.I.).
Botanical name: Daucus Carota.
Extraction process: Maceration of dried carrot roots in organic sunflower oil.
Family: Apiaceae
Part of the plant extracted: Roots.
Location: Temperate and warm regions of the world (Mediterranean basin, Southwestern Asia, Tropical Africa, Australia, and North and South America).
Flowering: June to September.
Provenance, origin: France
Phytochemical composition: Beta-carotene (provitamin A), polyunsaturated essential fatty acids (linoleic acid), monounsaturated essential fatty acids (oleic acid), saturated essential fatty acids (stearic acid, palmitic acid), triglycerides, phospholipids, xanthine derivatives, lutein.
Sensorial properties: Appearance: Oily liquid; Colour: Light yellow to orange; Scent: Slight hay-like odour; Feel: Dry.
Physical characteristics: Quality: 100% naturally sourced ingredients; Density = 0.91 - 0.93; Insoluble in water; Oxidative potential: Sensitive; Comedogenicity index = 1; Saponification index = 188 - 194.
Benefits: Brightening, antioxidant, regenerating, softening, nourishing, healthy glow effect.
Concerns: All skin and hair types, but particularly recommended for mature, dull and/or blemished skin, and dull, dry, and damaged hair.

Details

Usage

Facial Care (lip balm, face creams, eye contour creams, makeup removal oils, serums, face masks, face oils, mists); Body Care (balms, scrubs, body lotions, hand and foot creams, tanning oils, after-sun creams); Hair Care (shampoos); Makeup (tinted fluids).

Method of Preservation

Oil macerate sensitive to oxidation. We advise you to keep it away from heat and light in an amber bottle, tightly sealed.

Contraindications, Usage Precautions

There are no contraindications to the cosmetic use of carrot macerate. It can be used by pregnant women, young children, and infants. However, avoid contact with the eyes.