The human body does not create essential fatty acids (EFAs). Therefore, we must get them from food, supplements, or topical application to support the health of the cell membranes.
• Support flexibility, fluidity, and cell membrane permeability
• Influence cell-to-cell communication of all cells Omega-3 and omega-6 are key for skin health and often found in topical formulas.
Sources include rose hip seed oil, kukui nut oil, macadamia nut oil and
hemp seed oil.
• Reduces inflammation
• Improves skin barrier
• Increases hydration
Sources include sunflower, safflower, soybean and olive oil.
• Improves wound healing
• Boosts moisture, firmness, and elasticity
• Helps treat acne
Resources Barrett Hill, Florence. Cosmetic Chemistry. Orewa: Virtual Beauty Corporation, 2009. Draelos, Zoe Diane and Peter T. Pugliese. Physiology of the Skin, 3rd. ed. Carol Stream: Allured Business Media, 2011
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