Ingredient of the Week: Evening Primrose Oil

Friday, 09. September 2016

Ingredient of the Week: Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera biennis Oil)

Evening Primrose Oil soothes your skin for a noticeably smoother appearance. Since all skin types benefit significantly from its properties, this valuable ingredient is used in a whole range of PURE SKIN FOOD facial oils. Whether you suffer from flaky, dry, irritated or blemished skin - the supply of essential omega-6 fatty acids (linoleic acid and gamma-linolenic acid), which are present in unusually high amounts in Evening Primrose Oil, as well as vitamins and minerals, are a true treat.Evening Primrose Oil is often used to treat flaky skin and eczema. Moreover, it has proven to improve the appearance of certain types eczema in some cases. The soothing effect on the skin is particularly based on the regulatory effect of gamma-linolenic acid.

The Benefits of Evening Primrose Oil:

  • possesses anti-inflammatory properties
  • prevents increased moisture loss
  • regenerates the skin's barrier
  • promotes healing
  • cares for rough and scaly skin
  • relieves itching and atopic eczema

These characteristics along with its rich nutrients fulfills the necessary requirements of ensuring that this oil builds one of the basic building blocks for the PURE SKIN FOOD facial oils. Based on the calming and soothing effect of Evening Primrose and similar universal plant oils, creates formulation with a wide spectrum of desired effects. 

Found in the following PURE SKIN FOOD products: