SQUALANE oil ingredient

Squalane

Squalane is a hydrocarbon and triterpene derived by hydrogenation of squalene. Naturally occurring in our own bodies, it is among the most common lipids produced by human skin cells, making up approximately 10 percent of our sebum. On the skin’s surface it acts as a barrier, both protecting the skin from moisture loss and providing a shield for the body from environmental toxins. nternally, the liver produces squalane as a precursor to cholesterol.

It’s also an antioxidant-rich, age-fighting emollient The body’s squalane levels start declining when we’re in our 20s. Applying nourishing squalane will lubricate your skin’s surface and can help you achieve a softer texture and smoother appearance sans greasiness.

The lightweight, odorless liquid has antibacterial properties and can be effective in treating the symptoms of eczema. Acne sufferers can reduce excess oil production by using it as a spot treatment to balance the complexion.

Numerous studies worldwide indicate that it is a general tonic for the immune system, helping it to fight illness of all kinds. Aloe is also an excellent treatment for skin conditions such as burns and eczema. It is often reported that burns can be healed remarkably quickly and the pain reduced very quickly with topical application of Aloe Vera to the burn area.

Aviendo Squalane is derived from olive oil so it is cruelty free.

We use it in: nourishing body moisturizer, revitalising face cream, rejuvenating eye care