The four carrier oils in this set have a comedogenic rating less than or equal to 1 which makes them suitable for all skin types and especially for sensitive skin.
In the set:
- Cold Pressed Argan Oil | Comedogenic rating: 0 - 1
- Cold Pressed Castor Oil | Comedogenic rating: 1
- Cold Pressed Grapeseed Oil | Comedogenic rating: 1
- Cold Pressed Sunflower Seed Oil | Comedogenic rating: 0
* comes with all 4 oils
Note: Keep in mind that although these have low comedogenic ratings and by that standard should have little to no possibility of causing breakouts, we are all unique and our bodies react differently to products. As you introduce different products to your body, monitor your individual experience with each product and if you have an adverse reaction, stop using immediately. If necessary consult your doctor and/or physician.
According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), the average woman uses 12 products, containing 168 different chemicals daily. Most of these chemicals have been linked to significant health issues:
- 60% chemicals can act like estrogen or disrupt hormones
- 45% chemicals harmful to the reproductive system of baby’s development
- 33% chemicals linked to cancer
As a result, 80% of the ingredients we supply have a comedogenic rating of 3 and below allowing us to produce products that are safe for everyone
Carrier oils are used to dilute the essential oils and help "carry" them into the skin. Unlike essential oils, they do not evaporate. Carrier oils are assigned comedogenic rating and that is the likelihood of that ingredient/product causing or exacerbating acne prone skin. Any such ingredient that will actually "cause" acne is called a Comedogenic.
Here is the rating scale:
0 - won’t clog pores at all | 1 - very low likelihood of clogging pores | 2 - moderately low likelihood | 3 - moderate likelihood 4 - fairly high likelihood | 5 - high likelihood of clogging pores
Essential Oils "The Enhancers"
Essential oils are highly concentrated compounds extracted from plants. They have not yet been shown to be comedogenic. Essential oils cannot be used alone as hair or skincare product and must be mixed with a carrier oil. They can however be used pure for use in diffuses for aromatherapy
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There is no one-size fits all when it comes to beauty and wellness
Rising consumer awareness indicates that people are looking for brands that are inclusive, transparent about the ingredients in the products and honest about wellness claims. All of our ingredients are 100% natural, vegan and cruelty-free which immediately eliminates the exposure to harsh chemicals and toxins that are concerning. Additionally, our unique application allows consumers to mix and match different ingredients to create products tailored to their unique hair, skin and wellness needs.