First, there was Argan oil, then came coconut. In the past few years everyone praised Marula. But now, when it comes to the best oil for your skin and hair, there is a new oil rising to stardom on top shelves around the world. Meet Abyssinian oil.
Abyssinian oil is a beautifully light oil, derived from the Crambe abyssinica plant - an annual oilseed crop of the family Brassicaceae. It has its origins in eastern Africa and was domesticated in the Mediterranean region. It has a unique structure and high saturation of omega fatty acids, making it a fantastic skincare ingredient. In fact, we love it so much, we made it one of the hero ingredients in our luxury body oils.
Still wonder if you need it in your skincare routine? Keep reading to find out the top 5 benefits of Abyssinian oil for skin.
Abyssinian oil is one of the best skin moisturisers
Abyssinian oil is an excellent moisturiser thanks to its ability to lock hydration in the skin. Its ultra light texture provides soft cushioning on the skin without any tacky or greasy feeling. It's best used on damp skin right after stepping out of the shower to lock in the dewy moisture you were just gifted!
Abyssinian oil has a strong anti-inflammatory effect
Crambe oil contains an abundance of fatty acids. It is rich in both Linoleic and Linolenic Acids. Linoleic acid is an Omega 6 fatty acid that helps with skin regeneration while Linoleic Acid is and Omega 3, which has powerful anti-inflammatory properties
Abyssinian oil helps to prevent fine lines by eliminating dead skin cells, leaving your skin plump and youthful.
Abyssinian oil is rich in vitamins A and E which promote cell turnover, resulting in firmer skin over time.
Abyssinian oil is great for oily skin types
Abyssinian oil is non-comedogenic and has the ability to dissolve excess sebum making it suitable for all skin types, even oily. The light nature of the oil provides super hydration without clogging the pores. If you have any buttne, include that oil in your body care routine! 🍑
Abyssinian oil has a unique molecular structure, not found in any other naturally occurring oil, making it lightweight and easily absorbed.
It contains a very high percentage of omega acids (Omega-3, Omega-6 as well as unsaturated C22 Omega-9) and an abundance of Vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, C and E. It's highly resistance to oxidation, helping it retain these powerful ingredients at their highest potency for a long time after the first use.
Bonus: It's a powerful dual purpose oil
Abyssinian oil isn't great just for your skin, your hair will love it too! It is similar in nature to Argan oil, making it perfect to add shine even to the driest of hair. Substitute any silicone-based products such with this plant powerhouse which nourishes the hair while allowing it to breathe.
Abyssinian Oil Products
Ready to add this potent seed oil into your skin and body care routine?
It is one of the star ingredients in Rebel Blends body oil's unique, 9-ingredient formula. It's designed in a way to mimic the lipid barrier of the skin for a light serum-like texture, providing the ultimate moisture to your skin.
Why you'll love it?
- Light, serum-like texture
- Deeply moisturise and nourish dry skin
- All natural, absolutely zero synthetic fillers
- Toxic-free, cruelty-free & vegan
- Smells AMAZING!
- Abyssinian oil, jam-packed with polyunsaturated fatty acids
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