Plum Oil also known as Plum Seed Oil or Plum Kernel Oil is a cold pressed, virgin oil extracted from the kernels or seeds of French Ente plums.
It is a rich oil that offers a non-greasy and silky skin feel that moisturizes skin. Plum kernel oil is an exotic and rich oil and it has excellent skin penetrating abilities and does not leave a greasy residue behind. It is very nourishing as it is very high in essential fatty acids that are key to keeping skin bright and healthy and act as powerful antioxidants which help to protect skin from damaging free radicals. It also helps to prevent and treat signs of aging of the skin, keeping it looking youthful and radiant.
When topically applied, the emollient properties of plum kernel oil helps to exfoliate and moisturize the skin, helping it to retain moisture, eliminating patches of dry skin, and relieving inflammatory conditions, such as rosacea, psoriasis, and eczema.
Plum kernel oil is absorbed quickly and has a very fine texture which makes it suitable for use on oily skin. Due to its texture, and also for its anti-aging qualities, plum kernel oil is a perfect choice to keep the skin young and shiny.
Rich in omega-6 and oleic acid , plum Kernel oil helps to hydrate and nourish skin while vitamins A and E contained in the oil encourage regeneration of skin cells and collagen production to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
Oxidation is a chemical reaction that can produce free radicals, thereby leading to chain reactions that may damage the cells of skin. . Antioxidants such as tocopherols or vitamin E terminate these chain reactions.