Jojoba (pronounced as “ho-ho-ba”) is often referred to as “liquid gold” due to its known skin beautifying properties. Thats why we use it as a key ingredient in our Kakadu Plum Facial Cream.
What is Jojoba oil?
Jojoba is commonly mistaken for an oil as it looks and feels like an oil, but in fact it is actually a liquid plant wax- a nutrient-rich organic wax extracted from the seed of the jojoba plant.
So why is it great for your skin?
Jojoba helps slow down the appearance of ageing and helps to fade fine lines and wrinkles. It is the perfect moisturiser as it is a humectant which means it penetrates the outer layer of the skin and forms a protective film over the skin, effectively trapping in moisture, keeping it soft and supple.
Its wax has a molecular structure that resembles sebum; so, your skin recognises jojoba and allows thorough absorption of its active ingredients.
Deeply-Hydrating & Long Lasting Moisture
Jojoba is lighter than other face oils and is easily absorbed into skin. It deeply penetrates to soothe and soften while providing an excellent moisturising effect and adding a healthy glow. And it doesn’t evaporate like water-based moisturisers making it longer lasting.
Nourishing for Your Skin
Jojoba is loaded with powerful antioxidants and vitamins like A, B,D and E which nourish and help protect the skin from harsh environmental elements It is also a natural source of Omega 6 and 9 fatty acids, which are building blocks for collagen, repairing damaged skin cells
Soothes Dry Skin.
Jojoba has been found to have healing and anti-inflammatory benefits making it soothing and repairing whilst also deeply moisturising for the skin.
This makes Jojoba oil an especially beneficial for sensitive skin as well as in anti-aging and anti-rosacea skin care applications. Jojoba oil helps to tame chaffing and chapping, reduce redness caused by drying, ease the effects of eczema and rosacea.
You can harness these amazing skin benefits for your face by using our Kakadu Plum Facial Cream which contains jojoba seed oil. Click on the image to go to the shop.
The skin on our body is often ignored, neglected and even at times mistreated such as with sun and wind exposure, extreme water temps, dehydration and lack of moisture.
As we age, we lose our moisture balance in our body, so areas such as our legs and hands become dry and scaly. Jojoba oil is the perfect addition to body care products as it helps replace that lost sebum in the skin. Packed with vitamin E, Jojoba oil is known for its regenerating properties.
We capture the magic of jojoba in our very nourishing Waratah & Wattle Seed sugar scrub.
Its a delicious blend of organic sucrose, olive fruit, coconut, avocado & jojoba oils, combined with wild harvested waratah and raw wattle seed. It leaves your skin renewed and nourished. It has a very earthy scent.
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