Fatty Acid Content of 75 Cosmetic Oils

by Sophie D

Fatty Acid Content of 75 Cosmetic Oils

It isn’t the quantity of polyunsaturated oils that determines the harm they do – it is the ratio: the higher the ratio of polyunsaturated to saturated the greater the harm. 
It's impossible to avoid PUFA completely, which is why Absolutely Pure focuses on low PUFA, not no PUFA.
Of the oils listed below it's wise to avoid those with 10% or more PUFA.
Fatty acid content of cosmetic oils A - G
Fatty acid content of cosmetic oils H - P
Fatty acid content of cosmetic oils R to W




Sophie D
Sophie D

Author



Also in Blog

Beyond Acne - How to Easily and Effectively Address Persistent Skin Problems
Beyond Acne - How to Easily and Effectively Address Persistent Skin Problems

by Nathan Hatch

On top of all the other health issues that were plaguing my life - weight gain, hair loss, insomnia - the discovery one day of inflamed hair follicles on my face and neck became just another in a long line of unwelcome signs that my life was going down the drain.

View full article →

What's Really Causing Rosacea?
What's Really Causing Rosacea?

by Cecil Gupta

Rosacea is characterized by a red, flushed face, and also often includes swollen skin, visible broken blood vessels (also called “spider veins”), sensitive skin, and acne-like breakouts. 

View full article →

Why Your Skin Care Products Should Be Low In PUFA
Why Your Skin Care Products Should Be Low In PUFA

by Sophie D

When was the last time you rubbed soy oil on your face? Probably never, right? 

View full article →