Find out why Apricot Oil is perfect for baby skin:
Before we list all of the benefits of apricot oil, lets talk about where the oil comes from and what it is.
Apricot oil is extracted from the apricot kernel, the oil is pale and has a slight scent of marzipan or can be completely scentless.
Apricot oil is a fantastic source of bioactive compounds such as beta-sitosetrol, phytosterols, and tocopherols, antioxidant rich emollients that help hydrate, protect the skin and keep it soft and supple.
Why do we include it in our formulas?
Aside from being a nourishing emollient, we use cold-pressed Apricot kernel oil as it is perfect for strengthening the skin barrier from repeated nappy changes, it helps lock in moisture and helps improve dry, damaged skin.
Why is it beneficial for babies skin?
It’s natural composition means it has anti-inflammatory properties which is perfect for reddened, sensitised skin but it is rich in oleic acid too, which assists in repairing irritations.
It is known as a healing ingredient as it has antiseptic, antibacterial and antioxidant effects, a holy trinity of benefits for young, delicate skin and perfect for nappy changes.
Which Malo. products have Apricot Oil?
You can find Apricot Kernel Oil in our Malo. Nappy Rash Spray.