Pure Organic Sunflower 🌻 oil at Love Absolute
Cold pressed Organic High lineolic sunflower oil has vitamin e and folic acid, and is high in lineolic acid as well as vitamin B.
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, says that acne patients have been shown to have low levels of linoleic acid in their skin surface lipids – a.k.a sebum and should use Carrier oils high in linoleic acid.
Another study by the National Ezcma Association ( see quote from them below) also recomends oils high in lineolic acid with balenced fatty acid profiles for skin.
"It has recently been suggested that the skin hydrating and protecting properties of natural oils are largely dependent upon a particular phytochemical composition of the compound. More specifically, it seems that the ratio of oleic acid (OA) to linoleic acid (LA) in natural oils determines their effect on the skin. Positive effects are generally associated with low OA and high LA ratios.18 High LA concentrations have been shown to accelerate skin barrier development and repair, hydrate the skin, and, as a result, reduce the severity of atopic dermatitis and be steroid sparing. Some natural oils with the highest LA/OA ratios are safflower oil, sunflower seed oil, and sea buckthorn seed "