www.CosmeticsandToiletries.com Vol. 132, No. 2 | February 2017
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Katerina Steventon, Ph.D.
Face Workshops LLC Plant oils have risen in the skin care ranks, not only as ingredients in treatment products, but as their own product category for massage or skin treatments. These oils can provide tremen- dous benefits for the right skin type, some of which are described here.
Oil Composition and Skin Barrier
As one might expect, there is significant variability in plant oil
compositions, and some oils can cause problems for impaired skin
RESEARCH | C&T ®
• There is significant variability in plant oil
compositions, and some oils can cause
problems for impaired skin barriers.
• However, the right oils have been shown to
benefit the right skin types, some of which
are reviewed here.
Editor's Note: *Reproduced with permission from Skin Inc., SkinInc.com/skinscience/ingredients/Ingredient-Insight-Plant-Oils-411140585.html.
Plant Oil Insight
From the Skin's Perspective