Oat Carrier Oil

$12.99 CAD

Carrier Oils

Oat Carrier Oil

Botanical Name: Avena sativa

Oats have long been used for soothing skin conditions, and are now known to be highly emollient with no dermal irritation and sensitivity.

Oat Oil is a Carrier Oil rich in antioxidants and tocopherols and has natural emulsifiers which formulators may find they can reduce the amount of chemical emulsifiers in their product. It has a saponification value of 185 - 195.

Extraction Method: Cold Pressed

Colour: Clear, golden.

Aromatic Description: Light to medium scent of oatmeal.

Common Uses: Oats have long been used for soothing skin conditions, and are now known to be highly emollient with no dermal irritation and sensitivity. A relatively new product to the cosmetic industry, it is currently being used in lotions, creams, and soaps.

Consistency: Medium.

Absorption: Absorbs slowly, but has a very rich feel, like liquid silk.

Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of 1 year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended, but it must be brought back to room temperature before using.

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