Jojoba

jojoba  What?, Made from? – pure plant extract produced in the  seed of a shrub (Simmondsia chinensis), which grows in  dry regions of northern Mexico and the southwestern US.

  Consistence, smell: jojoba oil is actually a wax rather  than an oil. It has little nutty sweet aroma, which  dissipates quickly.

  Effects: unclogs pores and removes your make-up, get rid  of oily skin, prevent hair loss, also like a summer hair  protection, anti-age product. Helps with inflammation,  acne, psoriasis, sunburn. Use as a facial moisturizer without leaving any oily residue (just a few drops, not overuse), like a nourishing lotion for your body, hands, especially cuticle. Use for rejuvenating scalp massage, as an aftershave moisturizer. Perfect to nourish lips. Suitable for even the most sensitive skin. Put jojoba on your face at night and in the morning you’ll find smooth, youthful skin.

Historical facts: Native Americans extracted the oil from jojoba seeds to treat sores and wounds centuries ago. After the United States banned the use of sperm whale oil in 1974, jojoba oil became a replacement for use in shampoos, soaps and other cosmetics.