Borago officinalis L.
Pressing of the flower seeds of Borage
Composition at a glance: Just over half polyunsaturated fatty acids, Omega 6, including 20% gamma-linolenic acid (known for endocrine regulation and skin repair). A fifth of mono-unsaturated fatty acids (Omega 9). Another fifth of saturated fatty acids. Antioxidant phytosterols and vitamin E.
Color and texture: Light yellow oil. Medium fast absorption.
Smell: Discreet and neutral.
Replenishing and Therapeutic
Borage is a powerful oil to regenerate devitalized skin and restore suppleness and tone. Rich in Omega 6 and 9, it replenishes moisture and restores a youthful texture. Furthermore, vitamins A and E are good antioxidants that protect the skin from environmental stressors and encourage the renewal of skin cells to provide a smooth complexion.
Light and easily absorbed, Borage oil is a perfect first choice if you are new to organic oils for therapeutic skin care.