Ingredient Highlight: Grapeseed Oil!

Ingredient Highlight: Grapeseed Oil!

In the vast world of skincare, new ingredients & products emerge constantly, each promising a multitude of benefits. One such ingredient that has gained significant attention in recent years is Grapeseed Oil. A byproduct from the process of winemaking, this versatile oil has been cherished for its remarkable qualities in promoting healthy & radiant skin. Today we'll explore the incredible benefits of this fabulous oil & its role in our skincare routines!

Rich in Antioxidants

Grapeseed Oil is packed with powerful antioxidants, including proanthocyanidins & vitamin E, which help protect the skin against free radicals & environmental stressors. These antioxidants combat the signs of ageing, such as fine lines, wrinkles & sagging skin, by neutralising the damaging effects of free radicals.

Excellent Moisturiser

When it comes to hydration, Grapeseed Oil is a true champion. This lightweight oil absorbs quickly into the skin, leaving it feeling nourished & supple without any greasy residue. Grapeseed Oil possesses moisturising properties that help maintain the skin's natural moisture barrier, preventing dryness & promoting a healthy glow.

Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Grapeseed Oil contains linoleic acid, a type of omega-6 fatty acid known for its anti-inflammatory properties. This makes it an excellent choice for individuals with acne-prone or sensitive skin. By reducing inflammation, Grapeseed Oil helps soothe redness, calm irritation & promote a more even complexion. Regular use can contribute to a smoother & clearer skin texture.

Fights Acne and Blemishes

Grapeseed Oil possesses antimicrobial properties, making it an effective natural remedy for acne-prone skin. Its ability to regulate sebum production helps keep pores clear & minimises the occurrence of breakouts. Additionally, its antioxidant content aids in reducing the appearance of acne scars & blemishes, promoting a more even skin tone over time.

How does Hark & Zander Utilise this Incredible Ingredient?

We love this fabulous oil so much that it is in all of our products! This oil helps all of our formulations to be as beneficial as possible by giving them an incredible base (among other gorgeous ingredients). Not only do we love Grapeseed Oil for its skincare benefits, but also because it is an ingredient that promotes circular beauty! This means that it is a byproduct that would be created & wasted, were it not used in a product like ours! You can give any of our products a try & see the goodness of this sustainable oil for yourself.

If you would like to read more about the ingredients that we use in our skincare, check out our latest blog on the benefits of Macadamia Nut Oil in skincare!