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Sesame Oil

Sesame Oil

As it is not hard to guess, sesame oil is extracted from sesame seeds. It should be cold pressed and non-refined. It is characterized by nutty flavour. When it comes to its colour, it is somewhere between brown and yellow. It should be stored at room temperature and used within 6 months since opened. Sesame oil has plenty of features […]

 
 

Pumpkin Seed Oil

Pumpkin Seed Oil

Pumpkin seed oil has dark green colour as well as intensive flavour. Only when cold pressed and non-refined it preserves its nourishing substances, vitamins and minerals. It is recommended for skin, hair and nail care. Pumpkin seed oil does not become stiff in contact with air. If we want to make our hair healthy and strong, we can apply pumpkin seed oil in both ways: form the […]

 
 

Sunflower Oil

Sunflower Oil

Sunflower oil is a widely known product not only in food but also in cosmetic industry. It is extracted from sunflower seeds, the plant that comes from South America – now grown worldwide. Generally, it is advised to store sunflower oil in a fridge. It can be used for three months since opened. Sunflower oil has rejuvenating and regenerating features. Sunflower […]

 
 

Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil

Evening primrose oil is extracted from the plant that has yellow, white, or pink blossoms and, obviously, carries the very same name as the oil. Evening primrose oil comes from North and South America. Some species can be also found in Europe. This oil is a component of many food supplements that are used for treatments aiming at improving hair condition. What is more, this […]

 
 

Macadamia Oil

Macadamia Oil

Macadamia oil is extracted from nuts of a tree carrying the same name. The plant grows wild in Australia and is commonly farmed in Hawaii and North Africa. Macadamia nuts are coated with bright green shell, inside of which we can find a white fruit hidden in a hard, brown shell. Macadamia oil loses its properties within eight months since the first opening of a bottle containing the […]

 
 

Castor Oil

Castor Oil

Castor oil is one of the most common and easy-to-access hair care product. It is extracted from a tropical tree’s seeds called Ricinus communis, better known as the castorbean or simply castor-oil-plant. The complete process of the oil extraction consists of two stages – the first one focuses on cold press procedure and the second one on heating up all the substances […]

 
 

Linseed Oil

Linseed Oil

Linseed oil is extracted from flex seeds – the plant that is widely known probably to everybody for its multiple application in many areas of life. It should be both cold pressed and non-refined just to preserve all valuable properties of its. What is more, linseed oil has yellow colour and fairly characteristic flavour. It should be stored in a fridge. What […]

 
 

Jojoba Oil

Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil is extracted from seeds of evergreen plant carrying the very same name. The method of oil extraction depends on cold pressing of the seeds without refining them. In general, the oil has liquid consistency, yellow colour, delicately nutty flavour and even consistency. Jojoba oil can be stored either at room temperature (has liquid consistency) or in a fridge […]

 
 

Shea Butter

Shea Butter

Shea Butter is extracted from a tree called Vitellaria. The place where these plants are grown is called ‘Shea belt’. It runs through 7 African countries such as Ghana, Togo and Nigeria, to name just a few of them. Europeans came across Shea Tree in 18th century. One hundred years later, the tree was classified as a botanical plant. And all of these events were possible to happen due […]

 
 

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is extracted due to the process of warming up and pressing the white flesh of coconut palm tree nuts. It can be purchased in two states of matter. When solid, coconut oil has white colour and pleasant coconut flavour. As a liquid, it is characterized by rather yellowish shade. Moreover, coconut oil is an extraordinary product because when it comes […]