Virgin Avocado Oil has many Benefits in Cosmetics, here is the complete review and index card for this great vegetal oil:

Avocado is from  avocado tree, originally from Mexico.

avocado tree for cosmetics

Some avocado history:

Aztecs populations were using the avocado pulp to protect their skins against strong  dehydrating winds. They were also using the pulp on hair to improve hair growing and were using avocado in skin balms to slow down aging process.

aztecs using avocado oil as anti aging ingredient

Extraction Method:

The fruit’s pulp is mixed with water, and centrifuged to collect the vigin oil.

INCI name:

Persea Gratissima

Oil’s aspect:

it is a thick oily liquid

color: yellow- green

Greasy touch, if you want to improve the skin penetration , you can mix avocado oil with a more fluide and penetrating oil  like jojoba, macadamia, hazelnut.

Avocado oil is a very stable oil, it means, if stored in a dry and cool place, it is easily preserved and don’t oxidate.

avocado oil benefits in cosmetics


Poly insaturated essential fatty acids: linoleique acid

Mono insaturated essential fatty acids: oleique acid (around 65 % or more, depending on where it grows, the spicies, rain factors aso…, palmitoleique acid: around 5 %

Saturated fatty acid: palmitic acid around 15 %

Oleic acid is from latin oleum which means oil. This lipid is in the family of omega 9 . It is extremely nourishing for skin, making it softer and smoother and also more radient.

other substances:

sterols have a healing and repairing effects, it also reduces infalmmation.

Tocopherols (vitamine E): anti oxidant.

Carotenoids: in charge of the color, of photo protecting anti oxidating action as well as healthy skin look.

Phytosterols: are improving the barrier fonction on skin as well as micro circulation.. They also slow down the aging process. They have some anti inflammatory benefits and are protecting against UV.


on skin:

Avocado is fighting against skin’s dehydration and cracks .

It is perfect to be used on mature skins, on fragile skins (neck, around the eyes)

It has a great benefit to fight against lines and stretches.

DIY recipe:
Extreme weather condition face cream:

Mix 2 tsp of avocado oil with 1 tsp of hazelnut oil, add 2 drops of geranium essential oil. Apply on your skin generously…you are ready for freezing fog!!!

on hair:

It is a good hair care for shiny and strong hair.

It is well known to help growing hair.

DIY recipe:
Hair loss fighting tonic oil:

-25 ml of avocado oil

-25 ml of argan oil

-35 drops of Cedar essential oil

-35 drops of Lemon essential oil

Mix all the ingredients together, apply and rub your scalp with this oil, leave it for 15 minutes and rinse with clear water, shampoo…

Some German scientific studies are prooving that some essential oils, such as cedar and lemon are extremelly effective on hair loss



These benefits and properties are derived from scientific publications. These informations are informative. They are not substituing  medical advices.


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