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NATURAL FATTY OILS

 

100 % natural vegetable oils are unique cosmetic and curative substances. The nature collected the most precious substances, which the skin needs – essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (linoleic, gamma-linoleic ones and their derivatives), triglycerides, wax, phospholipids, lipochromes, tocopherols and a most wide variety of vitamins and microelements therein. Upon penetrating to the deep layers of the skin, active components of fatty oils help restoring epidermal barrier and improving skin’s own moisture-binding capacity; they act as essential oils transporters through the skin barrier, by dissolving them.

Methods of vegetable oils application in cosmetology:

Cosmetic Massage. Massage with application of qualitative vegetable oils is a sound way to maintain Your face and body fresh. The skin is mechanically released from dead keratinized cells and stagnant sebaceous matter, lymph movement and blood circulation skin are activated during massage.

Cosmetic Masks Preparation. Masks, prepared from natural products, have beneficial effect on facial skin, they instantly refresh it and improve its appearance. They provide purifying, nourishing and moisturizing effects.

Adding to ready-made cosmetic products. These oils may be added to balms, shampoos, lotions, creams.

For skin nutrition. A liberal amount of oil is applied to cleaned skin; it is left on for 10-15 minutes, then a warm Turkish towel is put on the face for 5-6 minutes, afterwards oil residue is removed.

Vegetable oils active components solve the most important cosmetic tasks:

APRICOT KERNEL OIL

Apricot oil is a perfect source of nutrients. This oil contains much palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic fatty acids, vitamins A, B and C and a great amount of vitamin E, potassium, magnesium and other microelements.

Properties. Apricot kernel oil has extraordinary nourishing and rejuvenating properties; it is perfect for everyday care for all skin types. Apricot oil perfectly revitalizes tired and loose skin, removes small wrinkles, increases skin stiffness and elasticity. It is ideal for moisturizing and moisture-binding in dry skin; it restores and preserves moisture balance, eliminates peeling skin, relieves itching and erythema. In case of oily skin, apricot oil activates lipid exchange, restores protective function of epidermis, normalizes sebaceous glands functioning, and eliminates signs of inflammation in the skin (acneiform eruptions, irritations). Due to high potassium content and easy permeability, apricot oil helps evacuating excess potassium from the body, thus removing periorbital edema. High regenerating properties of apricot oil make it essential for wounds healing acceleration.

Recommendations: it has regenerating and moisturizing properties. It nourishes and softens dry and irritation-prone skin, makes it healthy, smooth and elastic. It is used for sensitive skin massage.

Indications for use:

Method of Application: it can be used either in the pure form, or in composition of massage oil blends, or as a base oil with essential oils for cosmetic products enrichment.

For dry and sensitive skin care: apricot oil in the pure form or with addition of other vegetable oils (peach, almond or wheat germ oil in the ratio 1:1), as well as with addition of lavender, sandal or ylang-ylang natural essential oils (1-2 drops of essential oils per a tablespoon of base oil are added) is applied to body skin after taking bath or shower.

For combination skin care: add ylang-ylang, neroli, lemon, mint essential oils (1-2 drops of these essential oils per 1 tablespoon of base oil) to pure apricot oil or to a blend of apricot and peach oil in the ratio 1:1. Apply daily to previously cleaned skin.

In case of inflammatory skin diseases: add 2 drops of lavender, lemon, tea tree essential oils to 1 tablespoon of apricot oil or a blend of apricot oil with other vegetable oils.

For elimination of skin stains and smoothing out wrinkles: add 1-2 drops of sandal, patchouli or chamomile essential oils to 1 tablespoon of apricot oil.

For newborn and baby skin care: it is used both in the pure form and in composition of essential oils (1-2 drops of one of the essential oils – patchouli, bergamot, lavender or orange, per 50 ml of apricot oil).

For prevention and reduction of cellulite manifestations: apricot oil or its blend with avocado oil (1:1), enriched with essential oils (2-3 drops of orange, juniper, rosemary and lemon essential oils, or grapefruit, mandarin, pine and juniper essential oils in the same amount per 2 tablespoons of the base oil), is applied to problem skin areas. It is recommended for hard massage. Carry out the procedure on alternate days.

For prevention of stretch marks on the breasts and belly during pregnancy: add 2-3 drops of rosemary, lemon or grapefruit, juniper and orange essential oils to 1-2 tablespoons of base oil. Use for massage and infriction.

For speeding up the process of fissures, cuts and grazes healing: add 2-3 drops of rosemary, lemon or grapefruit, juniper or orange essential oils to 1-2 tablespoons of base oil. Use for massage or infriction.

For speeding up the process of fissures, cut and grazes healing: gauze pads, impregnated with apricot oil, are applied to problem areas until their complete healing.

For promotion of hardened skin softening: apply apricot oil or its blend with flaxseed oil in the ratio 1:1 to previously cleaned and steam-softened feet. Leave on until its complete absorption.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to apricot kernel oil.

Form and Presentation: 20 and 50 ml bottle.

AVOCADO OIL

Properties. Avocado oil contains polyunsaturated fatty acids in huge concentration; due to the fact it restores skin barrier functions and fortifies local immunity. Unsaponifiable fats impart avocado oil its high biological activity; fat-soluble vitamins give the oil high antioxidant properties. Avocado oil is a good nutritive and regenerating agent; it penetrates into the deep layers of the skin. It provides rejuvenating, anti-inflammatory effect; it influences hair structure effectively.

Recommendations: the oil has rejuvenating and protective effect; it restores structure of color-treated hair, promotes its strengthening.

Indications for use:

Method of Administration: it can be used either in the pure form, or in composition of massage oil blends, or as a base oil with essential oils for cosmetic products enrichment.

For dry, fading, loose skin care, for elimination of small wrinkles around the eyes: add 1-2 drops of sandal, rose, orange or chamomile essential oils to 1 tablespoon of avocado oil. Apply the blend in the evening to clean skin. The skin acquires healthy and fresh look after 3-5 applications already.

For small wounds and grazes healing: pads, impregnated with apricot oil, are applied to problem areas for 15-30 minutes once-twice a day. Carry out the procedure at least 5-7 times.

In case of gingival inflammation and hemorrhage: avocado oil in the pure form or in form of blend with other vegetable oils in the ratio 1:1 or with addition of 1-2 drops of essential oil or essential oils composition: orange, lavender, tea tree essential oils (1:1:1) to 1 tablespoon of base oil. Apply to inflamed gums with cotton wool or gauze pad, impregnated with one of the above blends, for 15-20 minutes once-twice a day.

For dry and color-treated hair care: add 7-10 ml of avocado oil per 100 ml of shampoo or hair balm. It eliminates hair fragility and split ends, gives hair healthy look and natural glow.

For nail strengthening and growth: avocado oil in the pure form or in form of a blend with vegetable oil (almond, apricot or jojoba) in the ratio 1:1 or with addition of 2-3 drops of lemon, eucalyptus or lavender, or rosemary, patchouli and chamomile, or thyme and lavender essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base oil, is applied daily to the nails. Massage nails and nail folds for 15-20 minutes gently. It is desirable to undertake this procedure each time before applying nail enamel.

In case of cellulite: avocado oil in the pure form or enriched with essential oils (add 2-3 drops of geranium, juniper, lemon and fennel essential oils, or lavender rosemary or cypress lavender oils to 1-2 tablespoons of base oil) is applied. Use for hard massage on alternate days.

Contraindications: sensitivity to avocado oil.

Form and Presentation: 20 and 50 ml bottle.

GRAPESEED OIL

Grape is one of the oldest cultures; it was cultivated by Egyptians 3-4 millenniums before Christ. Not only wine and table grape varieties (Rkatsiteli, Riesling, Cabernet, Sauvignon, Karaburny, Nimrang etc.) are useful for mankind. Grapeseed oil (Oleum Vitisi Viniferae), which is widely used in medicine and cosmetology, is of particular interest.

Properties. Grapeseed oil has light liquid consistency, it is quickly absorbed, contains the strongest natural antioxidant. Procyanide, has the highest vitamin E content. It is on the list of a few types of oils, which match both oily and combination skin types. By its content and properties grapeseed oil resembles sunflower oil. A grape seed contains over 100 active components, micro- and macroelements, protein, vitamins A, B, C and PP. Its powerful antioxidant and regenerating properties are used in cosmetology for preparation of nutritious, moisturizing creams and masks for dehydrated, sensitive and ageing skin, especially in the area around the eyes. The oil promotes exfoliation of keratinized epidermis cells; improves skin structure, making it visibly smoother. Grapeseed oil has a perfect ability to regulate sebaceous secretion, constricts pores, without blocking them. It is easily absorbed by the skin, imparting it beautiful and healthy color.

Recommendations: all skin types care; skin elasticity improvement, pores constriction on the oily skin; acneiform eruptions prevention. It is used for massage (as base oil) in case of cellulite.

Indications for Use:

Method of Administration: it can be applied either in the pure form, or in composition of massage oil blends, or as a base oil with essential oils, or for enrichment of cosmetic products (in concentration up to 10-15%).

For face skin care, for face and eye makeup removal: warm grapeseed oil up a bit, impregnate a cotton wool pad in it and wipe Your face thoroughly. After this You don’t need to do anything, i.e. applying facial cream. The oil can also be applied to the skin, cleaned of makeup, by patting it over with Your finger pads.

For fading, dry and peeling skin care: mix grapeseed oil with more nutritious and fatty oils and creams (jojoba, avocado or wheat germ oils) in the ratio 1:1-3:1.

For problem skin with pimples and acneiform eruption: the oil can be applied both in the pure form and in form of blend with avocado, jojoba or wheat germ oil (add 1-2 drops of chamomile, ylang-ylang, sandal or limette, rosemary, lavender, lemon essential oils or 2-3 drops of juniper and rose essential oils to 1-2 tablespoons of pure oil or oil blend). Apply to impaired skin areas 3-4 times a day.

For care for skin around the eyes: pat a bit heated up oil over the area around the eyes with Your finger pads and leave in, until it is completely absorbed.

For fighting with cellulite: add 2-3 drops of geranium, juniper, lemon and fennel essential oils, 3 drops of lavender, patchouli, rosemary and 2 drops of cypress essential oils to 2 tablespoons of grapeseed oil. This oil, enriched with orange, mandarin and grapefruit essential oils, is also effective to fight with cellulite. You may also add 1 tablespoon of grapeseed oil, previously dissolved in the emulsifier (cream, salt, honey), to the bath. Take a bath for 20 minutes. Afterwards blot Your skin with a towel.

For dry, fragile, dull hair care: it is recommended to rub the oil to the scalp, then wash Your hair with shampoo according to Your hair type.

Contraindications: increased sensitivity to grapeseed oil.

Form and Presentation: 20, 50, 100 ml bottle.

WALNUT OIL

Walnut is a wander, created by the nature, which in view of combination of benefits has practically no superior in the flora. A highly valuable product – 100% walnut oil, which is a top vegetable oil by polyunsaturated fatty oils Omega-3 and Omega-6 content, is extracted from walnut kernels. In addition, walnut oil contains vitamins, A, E, P, C, carotenoids, vitamin B complex, macro- and microelements (zinc, cuprum, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphor, cobalt), biologically active ingredients. It has the highest vitamin E content, as compared to other oils. Walnut cosmetic oil contains a unique nature-balanced complex of biologically active ingredients, polyvitamins, mineral substances, which are rarely found in one product.

Properties. Walnut oil has strong regenerating, healing, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial properties. It moisturizes and soothes skin, provides cooling and tonic effect, soothes out wrinkles, nourishes and saturates skin with vitamins, making it soft and silky. It is a highly-nutritious product with precious gustatory qualities, what predetermines its application in rehabilitation period after surgeries and illnesses. Fat-soluble vitamins (vit. A, E), contained in the oil, neutralize the effect of radionuclides and promote retardation of processes, taking place in the body under the effect of radiation, stimulate hematopoiesis. Due to its strengthening effect on vascular walls and preventive effect on adipose infiltration of the liver and vessels, walnut oil is used for prevention of cardiovascular, liver, endocrine system diseases. If applied on a regular basis, it improves metabolic processes in endocrine glands; it has a positive effect on the glucose, thyroid hormones level in blood. Walnut oil is used for TB, gangrene, carotid-cavernous sinus fistula treatment, for helminth elimination from the days of yore.

It is recommended for dry, sensitive and irritation-prone skin tonifying and softening; it has nourishing, moisturizing and protective properties; it is absorbed quickly and makes skin silky.

Indications for use:

Method of Administration: it can be applied both in the pure form and in composition of massage blends, as a base oil with essential oils, for enrichment of cosmetic products (in the concentration up to 20%).

Before tanning: slightly massage the oil to the body and the facial skin before sunbathing, including before going to tanning bed. It helps acquiring beautiful and uniform tan.

For sensitive and dry face and hand skin care: add 5-6 drops of walnut oil per 10 ml of Your cream. Apply to cleaned facial or hand skin, remove excess cream with a napkin. It is recommended to apply enriched cream before going to bed. To clean skin and remove makeup apply a few drops of oil to wetted in warm water and squeezed out cotton wool pad and wipe the skin.

To relieve pain in muscles and joints: it is recommended to infrict liberal amount of oil before going to bed.

In case of inflamed and irritated skin: add 1-2 drops of essential oil (jasmine, ylang-ylang, orange or lavender) to 1 teaspoon of walnut oil. Apply few drops of the resulting blend to the fingertips and massage it to the skin.

In case of stretches and cellulite: it is recommended for hard massage. Add 2-3 drops of rosemary, lemon or grapefruit, juniper and orange essential oils to 1-2 tablespoons of base oil. Perform the procedure on alternate days.

Masks and applications for problem skin: walnut oil helps eliminating skin defects. It is applied both in the pure form and in composition with other essential oils: 1 tablespoon of walnut base oil + 1-2 drops of essential oils. Napkins, impregnated with oil, are applied to skin problem areas once-twice a day for 15-20 min.

In case of otitis: 2-3 drops are instilled to the infected ear. Repeat the procedure several times a day.

In case of colitides: rub small amount to the abdomen until the oil is completely absorbed by the skin.

In case of paradontosis: add 1-2 drops of the blend of orange, lavender or tea tree essential oils (1:1:1) to 1 tablespoon of walnut oil. A pad, impregnated with this blend, is applied to gums once-twice a day for 15-20 min.

In case of fissures of the nipples: apply oil to the problem areas.

Contraindications: increased sensitivity to walnut oil.

Form and Presentation: 50ml, 100 ml bottle.

JOJOBA OIL

History of jojoba oil application extends back for centuries. Samples of the oil, found in modern times in Egyptian pyramids, have preserved their properties. This is a unique oil, having no superior by its chemical composition. Jojoba oil is called plant wax, which is analogous to spermaceti by its composition and properties. The oil is extracted from the seeds of Simmondsia chinensis, growing in arid regions of the southern part of North America, by cold pressing. It contains amino acids and protein. It has dense consistency but with high permeability and absorbing capacity; it creates protective layer, leaves no oily sheen on the skin and hair.

Properties. Due to high vitamin E content jojoba oil has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, regenerative properties and can be stored for a long period of time without rancidifying. Adding 1-2% of jojoba oil to other vegetable oils extends their shelf life. Having expressed anti-inflammatory effect, the oil allows fighting erythema and skin inflammations as a result of dermatitises. Having normalizing properties, the oil is of use both for dry and oily skin. It is recommended for application in case of pimples, eczema, psoriasis, neurodermatites. High permeability and moisturizing capacity of the oil allows for perfect face, neck and décolleté skin care. This oil contains lipids, improving hair structure, and moisturizing hair, what is of especial interest. Essential oils do not lose their scent, when mixed with jojoba oil, as it is scentless.

Recommendations for Use: the product has regenerating, moisturizing and lifting properties. It softens and gives elasticity to problem, dry, keratinized skin and windburned lips. It is used for delicate skin care after sunbathing.

Indications for Use:

Method of Application: in composition of massage blends, for cosmetic products enrichment (in the concentration up to 15%).

For daily care for skin of all types: apply jojoba oil in the pure form or in combination with other vegetable oils (avocado, almond, peach or apricot) to the skin right after shaving, taking mineral or sun baths. You can apply a blend of 1-2 tablespoons of jojoba oil with 1 drop of orange, lime, rosewood or rose essential oils.

For elimination of wrinkles around the eyes: the oil is applied in the pure form or with addition of 1-2 drops of rose, neroli and sandalwood essential oils to 1-2 tablespoons of jojoba oil. In case of deep wrinkles it is recommended to mix jojoba oil with avocado or almond oil in the ratio 1:1 or to add 1-2 drops of lime, fennel or neroli, pine or neroli essential oils blend to 1-2 tablespoons of jojoba oil. Apply to the area around the eyes once-twice a day.

For dry, inflamed, peeling skin: the procedure is carried out in the same way, as stated above, or in the form of a mask. Add 1-2 drops of patchouli and chamomile essential oils to 1-2 tablespoons of jojoba oil. Apply to the skin once-twice a day.

For problem skin: add 1-2 drops of lavender and cloves essential oils to 1-2 tablespoons of jojoba oil. Apply to problem skin areas or use in form of applications for 15-20 minutes once-twice a day.

For prevention of stretch marks on skin: add 1-2 drops of lemon and mandarin essential oils to 2 tablespoons of base oil. Use for massage and infrictions.

For keloid scars: apply jojoba oil or its blend with other vegetable oils or to the blend of 1-2 teaspoons of base oil with 2-3 drops of rosemary and 1-2 drops of lavender, mint and cloves essential oils to the problem skin areas.

For cellulite: jojoba oil is used in the pure form or in form of a blend of 1-2 tablespoons of base oil with 2-3 drops of geranium, juniper, lemon and fennel or lavender, patchouli, rosemary and cypress essential oils.

For lips care: add 1-2 drops of melissa and mint or rose and melissa essential oils to 1-2 tablespoons of jojoba oil. Massage oil to the lips daily in the morning and in the evening.

For hair care: slightly rub jojoba oil in the pure form or some shampoo, enriched with jojoba oil, to hair roots 15 minutes before hair washing. For application on the comb and hair brushing twice-thrice a day jojoba oil in the pure form or the blend of 1 teaspoon of the base oil with 5-7 drops of ylang-ylang, chamomile or orange essential oils is used. This procedure is especially effective for dry, fragile, thin hair. In case of hair loss the same procedure is performed, but with addition of eucalyptus, ginger, pine, cedar, sage essential oils (one of the oils at option). The composition may be used in form of applications to the scalp in case of hair loss for 15-20 minutes before hair washing.

Contraindications: increased sensitivity to jojoba oil, pregnancy.

Form and Presentation: 20 ml and 50 ml bottle.

SAINT-JOHN’S-WORT OIL

Saint-John’s-wort oil has been popularly called the “red” one from olden times, thus showing respect to its properties (in Russian meanings “red” and “beautiful, best” can be expressed by one and the same word), and due to the reddish color of the tincture. The oil is received by way of maceration of the grass in olive oil, through which process all the precious substances from Saint-John’s-wort flowers penetrate to the oil. The high effect of St. John’s Wort oil is connected with phytoncidal effect of hypericin and pseudohypericin, contained in the plant, as well as with the presence of flavonoids, essential oil, tannins, ascorbic acid, vitamins P and PP, nicotinic acid, micro- and macroelements, azulene, provitamin A. Hypericin pigment, which is believed to be one of the strongest biologically active substances, gives the oil its characteristic red color.

Properties. Saint-John’s-wort oil has expressed healing, granulating, epithelizing and spasmolytic effect. It eliminates hemorrhages and hematoma, it has antimicrobial and anticouperouse effect, it reduces capillaries fragility. It regenerates, epithelizes skin in case of herpetic eruption. It has a powerful burntreating property. It provides anti-inflammatory, antipruritic effect; it is effective in case of dermatitises, skin allergic reactions. It is ideal for all skin types; normalizes sebaceous glands functioning, restores hydro-lipidic film of the skin, prevents transepidermal water loss. It has strong antioxidant effect, rejuvenates the skin. This oil is used for oily hair care (in case of dandruff). Saint-John’s-wort oil increases skin sensitivity to sunrays that is why it is not recommended to sunbath within one hour after application of this oil.

Recommendations: for sensitive, oily and dehydrated skin care, to eliminate capillaries fragility and to impart anticouperouse effect to the products, as an auxiliary product in complex therapy of skin damages, for oily hair care.

Indications for Use:

Method of Administration: the oil may be used in the pure form, in composition of massage blends as a base oil with essential oils, for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration 10-15%).

In case of burns: apply the oil to burnt skin areas twice-thrice a day.

For oily and combination dehydrated skin care: fold gauze pad 2-3 times, impregnate it with Saint-John’s-wort oil, put it on your face and hold it on for 5-10 minutes. Then wash Your face with cold water. Repeat the procedure 2-3 times a week. It provides for full-fledged skin cleansing, brightening and pores constriction.

For dry facial skin, prone to premature wrinkling and peeling: add 5-6 drops of Saint-John’s-wort oil per 10 ml of Your cream, apply the resulting blend to cleaned skin, remove excess cream with soft napkin. It is recommended to apply enriched cream before going to bed.

For oily hair care: add 6-7 drops of Saint-John’s-wort oil to 10 ml of shampoo or hair conditioner. Regular hair washing with this blend reduces its undesirable greasiness; it also strengthens hair throughout the length.

For dry scalp and dry hair with split ends: apply oil to the hair throughout the length, massaging it into the scalp. Cover Your hair with cellulose film, bundle up with a Turkish towel. Wash Your hair with Your usual shampoo in 2 hours. Repeat the procedure once a week. If You perform this procedure on a regular basis, Your hair shall become softer and more manageable.

In case of dandruff: massage Saint-John’s-wort oil into the scalp before hair washing. Wash Your hair with Your usual shampoo in 10-15 minutes.

For bruises, grazes, hemorrhages, for wounds and ulcers healing: apply gauze pads, impregnated with Saint-John’s-wort oil, to damaged areas of the skin and bundle them up. Procedure duration – 10-15 minutes.

In case of arthroses and arthritides, stretches and muscle cramps: flax bandages, impregnated with Saint-John’s-wort oil, are of use.

In case of suppurative inflammations of skin and mouth mucosa: do not swallow! Let 30 drops of Saint-John’s-wort oil through the teeth and massage gums for 10 minutes with Your tongue in the morning on an empty stomach. Spit it and rinse Your mouth with warm water.

In case of disturbance of sleep and depression: take a bath with Saint-John’s-wort oil.

In case of hemorrhoids: micro-enemas administering is recommended. Add 10 drops of cypress or 2-4 drops of chamomile essential oils to 1 tablespoon of Saint-John’s-wort oil. After blend administration lie in ventricumbent or lateral position for 3-5 minutes.

Contraindications: increased sensitivity to Saint-John’s-wort oil, pregnancy.

Form and Presentation: 20 ml bottle.

MARIGOLD (CALENDULA) OIL

Calendula is a medicinal plant, which therapeutic properties have been known for centuries. Its name is derived from diminutive designation “calende” – first day of each month with Romans. For its bright look Romans used to call the plan solsequium, what meant “the one, following the sun”. In Ancient Greece calendula was used “for peace of heart and mind”, as well as for treatment of chickenpox, measles, skin and gynecologic diseases, hemorrhoids, varicose. As early as in the 12th century herb doctors recommended just looking at this plant to improve one’s sight and to raise one’s spirits. Calendula oil is oily extract of anthodia and ray florets, containing triterpenoids, carotenoids, flavonoids, essential oil, phenolic acids, sterols and bitter sesquiterpene lactones.

Properties: calendula oil has a strong antiseptic, disinfecting, wound-healing, anti-inflammatory and softening effect. Due to natural UV-filter content it averts sunburns. It is effective even in case of persistent wounds, inflammations, ulcers, bedsores. If applied regularly, it reduces symptoms of varicose veins thrombosis, relieves inflammations, tones tissues, and improves blood supply. Due to its protective properties from aggressive effects of environmental factors this oil is recommended for everyday care for all skin types, especially for delicate baby skin care. The oil has positive effect on oily and problem skin, as it promotes constriction of enlarged pores and reduction of sebaceous matter excretion. It promotes elimination of capillary spiders in the face and gives the skin uniform and healthy tanning. It is also used to improve hair and nails growth.

Recommendations. The oil has softening, antibacterial properties. It is applied for skin protection. It softens hard cracked skin, prevents scars formation.

Indications for Use:

Methods of Application: it can be used in the pure form, in composition of massage blends, for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration up to 30%).

In case of skin fissures: gauze pads, impregnated with calendula oil, are applied to problem areas until their complete healing.

For protection from frost and sun burns: apply few oil drops to the face and rub in slightly with fingertips before going out.

In case of ulcers, cuts, burns and cold burns: apply to the damaged areas in form of gauze bandages.

In case of bruises: apply pure oil to the skin (without pushing).

In case of acneiform eruption: mix 1 teaspoon of calendula oil, 1 teaspoon of cacao oil, 1 tablespoon of mellow flesh and 1 dessertspoon of aloe juice thoroughly. Apply the blend to the purified face for 15-20 min., then wash away with warm water.

For hair strengthening: add 15-20 drops of one of the following essential oils – cedar, cypress, petitgrain or lavender essential oils, or the blend of 2-3 of them to 1 tablespoon of calendula oil. Rub the blend to the scalp, bundle it up with a towel and leave in for 1-1.5 hours. Wash the hair thoroughly with shampoo.

For nails strengthening: add 1-3 drops of lemon essential oil to 1 teaspoon of calendula oil. Apply the resulting blend to nail surface and rub it in the nail fold, until the oil is absorbed completely.

For sensitive baby skin care: use calendula oil in the pure form or in form of a blend of 1 tablespoon of calendula oil with 1-2 drops of lavender or tea tree oil for light massage and application to problem areas of baby’s body.

In case of insects’ bites: apply few drops of calendula oil to the area of the bite.

In case of fissures of the nipples: apply pure calendula oil to problem areas.

In case of angular chelitis, caused by infections: apply the oil to the fissures after meals.

Form and Presentation: 20 and 50 ml bottle.

CASTOR OIL

Castor oil, extracted from Ricinus communis, has been known as a cosmetic product from the 3rd millennium BC. From olden times the notion about its benefits has been passed from generation to generation. Application of the oil for hair and skin care is explained by the presence of fatty acids therein. Its main component – ricinoleic acid – characterizes numerous castor oil properties. Linoleic acid, which is of not less value for the skin, makes 4% of the total mass of the oil. In addition, castor oil contains stearic, oleic and palmitic acids.

Properties. Castor oil is a perfect cosmetic product. It is used for hair, lashes, brows care, as well as for sensitive facial skin care. Due to its easy application to the skin, its softening effect, ability to eliminate pigment spots, brighten and nourish the skin, castor oil finds its vast application in cosmetology. It is an ideal product for care for the skin around the eyes, as this is the area, where small wrinkles appear first. In case of its regular application, the oil eliminates scars, warts and other skin formations. In composition with essential oils it allows to fight with expression lines effectively; it softens dry skin.

Recommendations: for care for all types of skin and hair.

Indications for Use:

Methods of Application: it can be used both in the pure form and in composition of massage blends, as base oil with essential oils, for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration up to 10%).

For sensitive skin around the eyes: application of castor oil in this area is absolutely harmless. Its regular application shall help not only to get rid of existing small wrinkles, but also to prevent appearing of the new ones. Heated up to 36°C-40°C castor oil is patted over the skin of the lids. Perform the procedure once a week.

For hair strengthening: castor oil is rubbed to hair roots and the hair is covered with film or a towel for 30-40 minutes. Wash the oil away with shampoo (sometimes You will need to apply Your shampoo several times, as this oil is rather difficult to wash away). The effect of this procedure licks all creation. You may also prepare a blend of castor oil (2/3) and vodka (1/3), rub it into hair roots and live it in for about half an hour with Your hair bundled with warm towel or a cloth. Then wash the hair with warm water. If procedures with castor oil are performed on a regular basis, Your hair is strengthened and becomes thicker with time, You will see its natural glow. Attention! As soon as the effect becomes visible, the frequency of applications should be reduced to one time a week, as Your hair may become darker.

For lashes strengthening and their growth promotion: it is recommended to apply castor oil in the evening on the clean lashes. It is applied to the ends and the middle part of the lashes with help of a brush or a cotton wool pad, after a while it is removed with a dry cotton wool pad.

It is recommended to perform this procedure on everyday basis for a month, then make a little interval. You may softly rub castor oil into lids along the lashes growth line. First results of castor oil application become visible already in 1-2 weeks. Lashes will start growing better, they will become longer and thicker.

For warts and pigment spots elimination: it is recommended to infrict the oil in the morning and for the night for 5-10 minutes.

For face care: slightly massage small amount of castor oil, warmed up a bit in a table spoon, to the face and neck. Remove excess oil with a cotton wool pad in 2 hours. If applied regularly, the skin becomes softer, complexion is improved.

For hand care: apply castor oil to hands every day before going to bed. The oil is absorbed quickly and well and the hand skin becomes elastic and soft.

Contraindications: increased sensitivity to castor oil.

Form and Presentation: 50 ml and 100 ml bottle.

SESAME OIL

Sesame has a millennium-long history of application. Its seeds were used to acquire precious oil, rich in microelements (zinc, calcium), vitamins A and E, balanced polyunsaturated fatty acids, proteins and natural antioxidants from the days of yore. Due to such balanced composition and its ability to penetrate to deep skin layers sesame oil is used as “elixir of youth” in cosmetology.

Properties. It can penetrate deep into the skin, soften and cleanse it, eliminating harmful metabolic products, dirt and dead cells. It affects skin as a natural antioxidant, prevents appearance of premature ageing sings.

Sesame oil is one of a few natural products, which can absorb UV-rays that is why it is often used in sunscreen products. This oil restores skin health, heals wounds, fissures, burns. It moisturizes and soothes irritated skin, restores feeling of freshness, youth, normalizes lipid balance. Sesame oil has analgesic, antibacterial and calefactory effect. It creates perfect nutritive medium of cosmetic products and is suitable for all skin types; it is of particular benefit for dry, fading skin.

Recommendations for Use: for flaky skin. It tones and nourishes skin perfectly. It has relaxing effect, high permeability and is ideal for all types of massage, including therapeutic massage.

Indications:

Method of Administration: it can be used either in the pure form or in composition of massage blends, as a base oil with essential oils.

For oily hair care: it is an ideal product for color-treated hair and for hair care after permanent waive. Massage the oil gently into the scalp and hair locks in the pure form or as a base oil with addition of natural fatty oils. Leave it in for 1-2 hours, then wash Your hair with shampoo.

As aftersun care: it is recommended to apply pure sesame oil to the skin after sun bathing.

In case of inflammatory processes in the skin and mucous membranes: apply pure sesame oil to the problem skin area. Apply several times a day.

To relieve pain in joints: pure sesame oil is applied to the inflamed joint.

For fading, dehydrated and irritated skin care, in case of cellulite: use various types of massages: from the most gentle to the hardest one. It can be applied both in the pure form and in form of a blend with essential oils: add 5 drops of essential oils per 10 ml of sesame oil. Wait for 40 minutes after massage, then wash the oil away with warm water.

For cold treatment: heat sesame oil up to 36°C-38°C, infrict the oil to the thorax until its reddening before going to bed, bundle the ill up and bring him/her to bed.

To relieve general weakness: foot massage with warm sesame oil is of use.

For nails strengthening: it is recommended to hold nails in warm water with lemon juice for 7-10 minutes. Wipe the nails dry, then massage each finger and thumbs, using pure sesame oil, for 5-7 minutes.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to sesame oil.

Form and Presentation: 50 ml bottle.

FLAXSEED OIL

Mankind cultivated flax for centuries in order to weave cloth of it. Though scientists found a new application for seeds of this plant, which is of not less importance. As it proved to be, the oil, extracted from flaxseed by cold pressing, contains twofold amount of polyunsaturated (essential) fatty acids, as compared to fish oil. Essential Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are components of cell membrane and stimulate its vital activity, they activate body cells regeneration, promote elimination of harmful substances from them.

Properties. Flaxseed oil finds its extensive application in cosmetology for normal and problem skin, nails and hair care. Due to its unique chemical composition – amino acids, microelements, vitamins, proteins, polyunsaturated fatty acids – the oil has regenerating, wound-healing, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, nourishing, protective, moisturizing and softening effect. This oil may be used in the pure form for protection from aggressive environmental factors (wind, sun, frost) and elimination of consequences of their influence. It has been found that flaxseed oil has positive effect if it is applied to callosities and warts in the pure form or with addition of essential oils. If used in form of masks and applications, flaxseed oil promotes elimination of micro-fissures, hardenings and restores elasticity of hardened skin areas. Its antioxidant, nourishing and moisturizing effect provides for rejuvenation, support of skin tone, eliminates wrinkles in the face, skin, hands and arms, and prevents their formation. Scalp massage with application of flaxseed oil normalizes sebaceous glands functioning and reduces seborrhea adiposa manifestations.

Recommendations for Use: care for all types of skin. It moisturizes the skin and improves its state, promotes cuts, wounds, burns, cold burns healing.

Indications for Use:

Method of Application: it can be used either in the pure form, or in composition of massage blends, or as a base oil with addition of essential oils, or for cosmetic products enrichment (in the concentration up to 10%).

For cosmetic products enrichment: add 10 drops of flaxseed oil to 10 g of cream or 10 ml of toner or lotion; add 7-10 ml of flaxseed oil per 100 ml of shampoo or hair conditioner.

In case of loose and tired face skin: a blend of 1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil with 1-2 drops of sandalwood, rose, orange or chamomile essential oils is used. This blend is applied to clean face in the evening.

For hair care: it is recommended to rub pure heated up flaxseed oil first to the scalp for 10 minutes. Then distribute it throughout the length and leave it in for approx. 2 hours. For better oil absorption hold Your head over steam for some time. A blend of flaxseed oil with jojoba oil in the ratio 1:1 is used for scalp massage.

For hardened skin areas massage: the composition of 1-2 tablespoons of flaxseed oil with addition of 2-3 drops of geranium, juniper, lemon and fennel essential oils is applied.

For masks for removing wrinkles around the eyes: apply pure flaxseed oil or the blend of base oil with sandalwood, limette and rose essential oils (2 drops per 1 tablespoon of fatty base). Napkins, impregnated with pure oil or with the above blend, are applied to problem areas for 20 min. once-twice a day.

In case of warts: apply pure flaxseed oil or the blend of flaxseed oil with tea tree or marjoram essential oils (1-2 drops per 1 tablespoon of fatty base) to the affected skin area.

For elimination of blackheads in the face: impregnate a gauze in warm flaxseed oil and squeeze it out, apply to the clean face skin. Leave this compress on for 20-30 minutes. Squeeze out all the blackheads by hand. Attention! Wash Your hands thoroughly before the procedure; don’t forget to disinfect Your face after the procedure.

For aftersun care: apply pure flaxseed oil to the body after sun bathing.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to flaxseed oil.

Form and Presentation: 100 ml bottle.

MACADAMIA OIL

There is a king, named macadamia, in the nut kingdom. This is one of the most precious and caloric representatives of its species. It received its name from the scientist, botanist von Mueller, who was the first to describe indigenous plant of Australian continent and named it after his friend, Scotsman John Macadam. Expensiveness of the Australian nut is determined by the fact, that it is difficult to cultivate. A small tree up to 15 meters in height starts yielding harvest only on the eighth year of its life. In its motherland macadamia has always been deemed a holy tree, as it has extraordinary nourishing properties, helps to fight with migraines, bone diseases, vitamin deficiencies and blood congestions. Europe and America, spoiled with dainties, were mesmerized by the flavor of this nut. A real hunt for macadamia began.

Properties: macadamia oil has properties, equal to those of spermaceti that are received from sea mammals. The oil is rich in proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamin E, vitamin B complex etc. Due to high content of monounsaturated palmitoleic acid macadamia oil can serve as an alternative to mink oil. Royal composition of the oil allows for its extensive use in elite cosmetics for dry and fading skin care. Perfect moisturizing and softening properties give the skin fresh and beautiful look. Macadamia oil has light texture and is quickly absorbed that is why it is called instantly disappearing oil. When penetrating to the skin, it acts as an antioxidant, preventing cell membranes destruction. For the millennium-long history of oil application not a single case of its intolerance and no side effects have been observed. It has energetic effect, due to which microcirculation is stimulated. It finds its application in procedures for cellulite, varicose and couperosis elimination. Royal nut oil is widely used for hair care, it is perfectly distributed throughout the hair, gives it strength and glow, evens its structure from roots to ends.

Recommendations: for care of all skin types. It moisturizes it and improves its condition, promotes cuts, wounds, burns, cold burns healing.

Indications for Use:

Method of Application: in composition of massage blends (in concentration up to 50%), for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration up to 15%).

For face, neck and décolleté skin care: It is recommended to use the oil in form of a blend with other oils (jojoba, almond, grape sees oils) in the ratio 1:1. The blend is applied to clean skin daily in the evening and is left in until its complete absorption. You may apply napkins, impregnated with macadamia oil, on Your face for 30 minutes.

For dry and fading skin care: mix macadamia and almond fatty oils in the amount of 1 teaspoon each, add 2-4 drops of rose essential oil thereto. Massage small amount (few drops) of the resulting blend to the skin.

In case of sun burns: apply to the skin after sunbathing. Macadamia oil is believed to be one of the best due to its ability to promote regeneration of epidermal barrier. It stays in skin upper layer and acts as a reliable protector against harmful environmental effects.

To eliminate cellulite sings: it is recommended to prepare a blend of 1 tablespoon of macadamia and sesame fatty oils, add 10 drops of lemon, grapefruit, lavender and rosemary essential oils, 1 tablespoon of aloe juice (mashed leaves are allowed), 1 tablespoon of avocado or pumpkin flesh. Massage problem areas of Your body with resulting blend daily.

For dry, damaged hair care: there are several options for hair care. The first one: macadamia oil in the pure form or in combination with essential oils (5 drops per 10 ml) is applied to the comb and the hair is brushed twice-thrice a day. This procedure is very effective if you go swimming to the beach or to the swimming pool; thus You protect Your hair from negative effect of environmental factors (wind, sun, chlorine). The second one: the oil is massaged to the hair and scalp and is left in for the night; the hair is washed with shampoo in the morning. Due to its good spreadability the oil covers Your hair and is distributed on the scalp evenly, giving hair its strength and glow.

For hand and feet care: prepare a cream of 1 tablespoon of glycerin, 1 tablespoon of sesame oil, 1 teaspoon of macadamia oil, 1 tablespoon of aloe juice and 10 drops of orange essential oil. Homogenize the resulting blend is. Apply it to clean skin on hands and feet.

For facial skin cleaning: wet a cotton wool pad in warm water and squeeze it out, apply a few drops of oil thereto and wipe the skin.

For baths: dissolve 1 tablespoon of macadamia oil in emulsifier (honey, milk, cream) and add it to the bath. It is effective in case of migraines, musculoskeletal apparatus diseases.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to macadamia oil.

Form and Presentation: 50 ml bottle.

ALMOND OIL

Almond oil has very soft consistency and gives the skin beautiful and healthy look. It is ideal for all skin types and finds its application in cosmetology and dermatology. It doesn’t irritate the skin and causes no allergic reactions.

Properties: it contains a great amount of unsaturated fatty acids – linoleic (up to 20%), oleic (up to 70%), palmitic acids, vitamins E, B2, P, lecithin, proteins, microelements (phosphor, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc). It has strong regenerating, anti-inflammatory, wound-healing, tonic properties, regulates lipid and water balance of the skin perfectly. It is used for bedsores, herpetic rash treatment, wounds and grazes healing, for problem areas massaging in case of cellulite. If applied on a daily basis, the oil is one of the most powerful natural hair growth and strengthening promoters. By nourishing hair roots, it stimulates hair growth and makes it shiny and elastic. It removes mascara, nourishes and strengthens lashes. Almond oil is suitable for body massage.

Recommendations for Use: it has nourishing and moisturizing properties and is suitable for all skin types; it softens even very dry, irritated, sensitive skin. The oil promotes hair growth and strengthening.

Indications for Use:

Method of Application: it can be used either in the pure form or in composition of massage blends, as a base oil with addition of essential oils, for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration 10-20%).

For cosmetic products enrichment: almond oil may be added to liquid creams, shampoos, lotions, gels, sun creams in the following concentration: for dry face skin and scalp – 7 ml of almond oil; for normal facial skin and scalp – 5 ml of almond oil, for oily hair – 3 ml of almond oil per 100 ml of a cosmetic product. It is recommended to add 15-20 ml of the oil per 100 ml of sun cosmetics.

Massage with almond oil: for dry neck and facial skin massage add 1-2 drops of rose, sandal, limette and neroli essential oils to 1 tablespoon of almond oil or its blend with jojoba or avocado oil; for oily skin add 1-2 drops of ylang-ylang, grapefruit, bergamot essential oils. Mix almond oil with jojoba oil thoroughly, heat the blend up to 37°C-38°C; massage face and neck for 1-2 minutes.

For stretch marks elimination, in case of body skin elasticity reduction, in case of cellulite: almond oil, enriched with orange, mandarin, patchouli, fennel, rosemary, silver fir, sandal, grapefruit essential oils (1-2 drops per 1 tablespoon of base oil); it is perfect for deep massage.

For tired, loose, ageing skin: wet a cotton pad in hot water and squeeze it out, apply 20-25 ml of almond oil thereto, put it on the face and neck and leave for 20-30 minutes, by covering it with a towel. To preserve skin stiffness and elasticity it is recommended to perform such procedures once-twice a month. Such mask is especially recommended in case of age-related skin changes for reduction of negative impact of synthetic cosmetic products.

In case of herpetic rash: mix almond oil with lavender, tea tree, ylang-ylang or chamomile essential oils in equal proportions. Apply to herpetic eruptions 4-5 times a day.

In case of burns: apply almond oil in the pure form or in form of a blend with wheat germ oil (1:1) or with addition of 2-3 drops of cajeput, lemon, silver fir or geranium, grapefruit, rose essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base oil to the damaged skin areas.

For ligaments stretch therapy: apply napkins, impregnated with almond oil in the pure form or with addition of 2-3 drops of cajeput, lavender or oregano and clove essential oils per 1 tablespoon of base oil, to the affected areas once-twice a day for 20-25 minutes.

For hair strengthening: use almond oil in the pure form for oily hair. Distribute few drops of almond oil throughout hair length before hair washing. If Your hair is dry, infrict almond oil after hair washing in the same way. For more expressed effect add the following essential oils to almond oil or its blend with jojoba oil:

Apply these blends to the comb and brush Your hair twice-thrice a day.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to almond oil.

Form and Presentation: 20 ml, 50 ml, 100 ml bottle.

SEA BUCKTHORN OIL

Curative properties of sea buckthorn oil have been corroborated by long-term experience in its application as a wound-healing and regenerating agent. This oil contains natural vitamins: C, B, A, E, P, serotonin, carotenoids, tocopherols, oleic, linoleic and palmitic acids glycerides, stearins, minerals, organic acids. Sea buckthorn curative properties were known and widely used in ancient medicine. Prescriptions, where sea buckthorn was used for treatment of digestive, respiratory organs diseases, pyodermatites, as well as for hemostasis, were found in Tibetan tracts of the 9th cent. BC, as well as in works by Hippocrates ( the 5th cent. BC). The famous enlightener and inventor of Slavic written language, Kirill, used to treat wounds and burns with “red oil” during his journeys. In course of conquest of Siberia in the 17th cent. Russian Cossacks used sea buckthorn for dramatic wounds healing and were convinced of its strong regenerating properties.

Properties. Sea buckthorn accelerates incarnation process in wounds and ulcers, it has keratoplastic, epithelizing, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, burn-treating, cancer protective and radioprotective effects. Its antibacterial properties, retaining growth of Staphylococcus Aureus, Escherichia, Proteus were noted. It is effective for dry skin and fragile nails treatment. It has positive effect on hair structure.

Recommendations for Use: for skin care, dry skin moisturizing and smoothing, for skin regeneration after burns. It is a perfect product for problem skin care in case of acneiform eruptions, dermatitises, and fissures. It strengthens hair and nails.

Indications for Use:

Method of Application: it can be used either in the pure form, or in composition of massage blends, or as a base oil with essential oils, for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration up to 10%).

For pathological skin damages treatment: apply few drops of pure sea buckthorn oil to the affected skin area, previously cleaned with the help of antiseptic solutions, and apply bulky dressing. Repeat the procedure on alternate days.

For hair growth enhancement: it is recommended to massage a small amount of pure sea buckthorn oil or the blend of 10 ml of shampoo, 3 tablespoons of sea-buckthorn oil and 1 tablespoon of walnut oil to the scalp. Hair is thoroughly brushed, wrapped in polyethylene film and bundled up with a towel. Hair is washed with shampoo in 1.5-2 hours. If the oil is applied regularly, the hair acquires healthy look and glow.

For arthropathies treatment: it is recommended to apply sea-buckthorn oil in the pure form.

For fading and ageing skin care: add 3 drops of cypress, patchouli and neroli essential oils to 1 tablespoon of sea buckthorn oil. Apply the mask to the purified face skin daily for the night.

For lip care and care for the skin around the eyes: apply sea-buckthorn oil to lids, lips and skin around the eyes. Remove excess oil with a napkin.

For weak and fragile nails care: rub sea-buckthorn oil to the nails once a day for 2 months. For dry skin care add few drops of the oil to the hand cream.

As an auxiliary product for gynecological diseases treatment: in case of colpitis, endocervicitis vaginal and uterine walls (upon their previous cleaning) are dressed with sea buckthorn oil with help of cotton pellets. In case of cervical erosion cotton tampons are impregnated with oil (5-10 ml per a tampon) richly. Tampons are pressed against erosive surface and are exchanged every day. In case of colpitis, course of treatment is 5-10 procedures, in case of endocervitis and cervical erosions – 8-12 procedures.

For upper respiratory tract treatment: sea-buckthorn oil is used in form of inhalations.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to sea buckthorn oil.

Form and Presentation: 20 ml and 50 ml bottle.

OLIVE OIL

Mankind discovered curative properties of olive oil over 6000 years ago. It was at that time, that people started cultivating olive trees in the Mediterranean, which were later called blessed trees. Since then olive oil is deemed one of the most precious products, the symbol of economic welfare of many states and peoples. Olive oil was called “liquid gold” not only by cooks, but also by bankers, merchants, ancient physicians and cosmetologists.

Properties. Olive oil found its application in cosmetology since the day of yore. Due to high vitamin E (the most powerful antioxidant) and unsaturated fatty acids concentration the oil enjoys wide application for skin rejuvenation; it prevents its fading, eliminates wrinkles and prevents their origination. Olive oil promotes wounds healing, as it also has regenerating properties. It contains natural substance – oleocanthal, which is applied as analgesic. The effect of this substance is comparable to that of ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatory preparations. It stops inflammatory diseases in the body. Olive oil is perfect for dry and sensitive skin care. It softens skin and prevents moisture loss by cells. It is of great importance that olive oil does not clog pores.

Recommendations for Use: it has moisturizing, soothing and regenerating properties. It is best for sensitive, inflamed skin: it soothes, retains moisture and doesn’t block normal skin cover functions.

Indications for Use:

Method of Application: the product can be used either in the pure form, or in massage blends, as a base oil with essential oils, for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration up to 50%).

For dry and normal skin care: add 5 drops of rosemary, 2 drops of geranium and 3 drops of rosewood essential oils to 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Apply to the face once-twice a day.

For problem skin care: mix half a teaspoon of black thyme oil and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Apply the resulting blend to the face and leave it in for 1 hour. Wash away with warm water and baby soap.

As a moisturizer: mix 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of kiwi (grape) flesh. Apply resulting blend to the purified face, wash away with warm, then with cold water in 20-30 minutes.

For ulcers, damaged tissues, injuries, insects’ bites healing: apply warm olive oil to the damaged area and cover it with clean gauze pad. Repeat the procedure until complete recovery.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to olive oil.

Form and Presentation: 20 ml, 50 ml, 100 ml bottle.

PEACH KERNEL OIL

Peach kernel oil is a classic base for massage blends.

Properties. Peach oil has anti-inflammatory, regenerating, moisturizing, softening, tonic, whitening and rejuvenating effect. It is well absorbed and provides for quick drug substances uptake. It is a perfect base oil for massage. It contains many vitamins – A, P (30-40%), E, C, vitamin B complex, carotenoids, tocoperols, phospholipids, a wide range of macro- and microelements: potassium, calcium, phosphor, iron. It causes no irritation or allergic reactions, it is allowed for pediatric use. The oil is used for everyday skin care, gives it healthy and beautiful look.

Recommendations. It has softening and refreshing properties, provides for restoration of skin elasticity, stimulates metabolic processes; it is used for the care for gentle lip skin and skin around the eyes.

Indications for Use:

Method of Application: it can be applied either in the pure form or in composition of massage blends, or as a base oil with essential oils, or for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration up to 20%).

For tired and loose skin firming: peach oil is applied in the pure form or in form of a blend, by adding 1 drop of neroli, rose and sandalwood essential oils to 1 tablespoon of peach oil. Repeat the procedure once-twice a day for 15-30 minutes. Remove excess oil with a napkin.

For eczemas and dermatitises treatment: a gauze pad, impregnated with warm peach kernel oil, is applied to problem skin areas. Repeat the procedure once-twice a day for 15-20 minutes.

For burns treatment: add 10-15 drops of lavender essential oil to 1 tablespoon of peach oil in the pure form or to the blend of jojoba, wheat germs, or sea-buckthorn oil (1:1). Impregnate gauze pad in the resulting blend and apply to the injured area. Change the dressing every 2-3 hours. It provides for pain relief, early wound healing and prevents scars formation.

In case of ear-aches: instil 2-3 drops of warm peach oil twice a day.

For nail strengthening: add 2-3 drops of lemon, eucalyptus, lavender or 1-2 drops of thyme and lavender or rosemary, patchouli and chamomile essential oils to 1 tablespoon of peach oil or to its blend with jojoba, avocado or wheat germ oil (1:1). Apply oil to the nails and massage nail folds twice-thrice a day and 15-20 minutes before nail enamel application. It promotes prevention and elimination of inflammatory processes, quick nail growth, makes nails strong, transparent, and shiny.

For cellulite elimination: peach oil, enriched with orange, mandarin or grapefruit essential oils (1-2 drops per 1 tablespoon of base oil), is a perfect anti-cellulite product and is used for deep massage. Another composition is also used: geranium, juniper, lemon, lavender and cypress essential oils, taken in the amount of 1 drop each, are added to 1 tablespoon of base oil.

For lip care: it can be used both in the pure form and in combination with jojoba or avocado, wheat germ oil (1:1), or by way of adding 1-2 drops of melissa, rose and limette essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base oil. It promotes restoration of freshness, elasticity, firmness, brightness of vermilion boarder. The oil eliminates peeling skin, skin hardness and fissures. Massage oil into the lips daily in the morning and in the evening.

For care for the skin around the eyes: the oil in the pure form or in form of blend with jojoba or avocado oil, or with addition of 1-2 drops of sandalwood, rose and limette essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base oil is used. Infrict to eyelids once-twice a day or make applications for 15-20 minutes for 10-15 days. Use as a preventive remedy once-twice a week. It eliminates lids inflammation, wrinkles and prevents their appearance.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to peach kernel oil.

Form and Presentation: 20 ml, 50 ml, 100 ml bottle.

WHEAT GERM OIL

Wheat germ oil is rich in vitamin E, which is a natural antioxidant, retarding cells ageing and relieving inflammatory processes in the skin. In addition, the oil contains palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic (55-60%) acids, linolenoic and other fatty acids, vitamins A, D, E, B1, B6, PP, allantoin. It has great permeability and helps eliminating harmful substances from the body and the skin.

Properties. Wheat germ oil has regenerating, moisturizing, softening, anti-inflammatory, wound-healing, purifying, anti-cellulite effect. It promotes stimulation of metabolic processes, normalizes intracellular metabolism, and supports functions of the muscles and glands in the body. It is perfect for skin texture restoration; this oil improves blood circulation.

Recommendations for Use: for care for all skin types; it stimulates blood circulation, promotes normalization of metabolic processes, and nourishes the skin.

Indications for Use:

Method of Application: in composition of massage blend, for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration 3-10%).

Wheat germ oil in the pure form is rarely applied due to its thick consistency. Usually it is used as a base oil and is mixed with almond, peach or apricot kernel oils in equal amounts or in the ratio 1:2.

For ageing, loose, tired and wrinkled skin care: add 1 drop of sandalwood, mint and rose or sandalwood, orange and rosewood essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base oil.

In case of inflamed, impure skin: add 2 drops of lavender and clove or cajeput and cedar essential oils to 1 table spoon of base oil.

In case of stains, lentigo, and impure skin: wheat germ oil is used in the pure form or in the form of a blend with 1 drop of lemon, juniper, grapefruit or bergamot essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base oil. Apply napkins, impregnated with wheat germ oil or its blend with essential oils, to the affected skin areas once-twice a day for 15-30 min.

For elimination of wrinkles around the eyes: add 1 drop of sandalwood, limette and neroli essential oils or 2 drops of sandalwood and rose essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base oil.

For peeling, dry face and lip skin care: use wheat germ oil in the pure form or in form of a blend of 1-2 drops of melissa, rose and limette essential oils with 1 tablespoon of base oil. Massage to the skin twice-thrice a day.

In case of hair loss: wheat germ oil is used in the pure form or in form of a blend with jojoba oil (1:1), or by adding 2-3 drops of ginger and pine or 2 drops of eucalyptus, orange and cedar, or 2 drops of thyme, limette and orange essential oils to 1 tablespoon of base oil. Apply to the scalp 15-20 minutes before hair washing.

For hand care: wheat germ oil can be used either in the pure form or in form of a blend of 1-2 drops of lavender, bergamot essential oils with 1 tablespoon of base oil. It eliminates peeling skin, minor damages, makes skin on hands soft, elastic and stiff. Massage the oil into the skin after hand washing.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to wheat germ oil.

Form and Presentation: 20 ml, 50 ml and 100 ml bottle.

BUR OIL

Bur oil is received by way of maceration of burdock roots in vegetable oil (olive, almond, sesame, peanut oil). This oil contains much protein, essential and fatty acids, tannins, mineral salts and vitamins; it contains natural inulin, palmitic and stearic acids. Burdock oil is known to be an effective product for hair growth promotion, hair loss prevention, as anti-dandruff and antiseborrheic product, as well as for nail structure improvement from the olden times.

Properties. Burdock oil has anti-inflammatory, regenerating, antimicrobial, antiseborrheic effect. Presently it is the most effective nourishing and preventive product for skin, nails and hair care. This oil promotes hair growth and strengthening, elimination of dandruff, scalp dryness and itch, as well as for hair structure restoration in case of hair thinning, dulling, fragility and split ends. It is recommended to use for massage and in masks for men and women to stop hair loss. Application of bur oil in composition with other natural extracts allows receiving effective cosmeceuticals. Bur oil is used for persistent wounds, ulcers, eczemas, dermatitises in folk medicine.

Recommendations for Use: it has nutritious, regenerating properties. Bur oil strengthens hair roots and improves hair structure, prevents hair loss, helps eliminating dandruff. It is used for fragile nails care.

Indications for Use:

Method of Application: it can be used either in the pure form, or in composition of massage blends, or as a base oil with essential oils, for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration up to 20%).

For hair growth promotion and dandruff elimination: massage the oil to the scalp once-twice a week, wash Your hair with warm water and soft soap or shampoo in 20 minutes.

In case of hair loss and alopecia: rub a small amount of oil to the scalp for 4-10 minutes, then wash it with warm water and soft soap. Cary out the procedure for 4-6 months.

For dry and fragile hair and split ends: apply the oil to the hair throughout its length and rub into the scalp. Wrap Your hair in polyethylene film, bundle it up with a towel. Wash Your hair in 2 hours with Your usual shampoo. Repeat the procedure once a week. In case of regular application Your hair becomes shiny and manageable.

For oily hair care: mix 1 teaspoon of bur oil, 1 teaspoon of shea (karite) butter, 1 tablespoon of grapefruit flesh and 10 drops of orange essential oil. Apply the resulting blend to the scalp, wrap the hair in polyethylene film, bundle it up with the towel and leave it in for 20-30 minutes. Wash Your hair with Your usual shampoo.

In case of seborrhea sicca: apply bur oil to the scalp, bundle it up with warm cloth and leave it in for 2 hours, then wash Your hair with shampoo. Repeat the procedure twice a week for one month.

For dry hands and fragile nails: add 5-6 drops of bur oil to 10 ml of nourishing hand cream. Apply to hands, massage for 10 minutes, rubbing the cream into the nail plate. Repeat the procedure in the morning and in the evening.

For wrinkles elimination, for fading and ageing skin care: apply the oil to dry skin, distribute it with light massage movements on the whole skin surface, take a shower or a bath in 15 min. The skin becomes stiff and fresh.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to bur oil.

Form and Presentation: 50 ml, 100 ml bottle.

DOGROSE OIL

Dogrose, being a predecessor of beautiful roses, is the most precious medicinal plant. Its fruits contain the greatest vitamin C content, as compared to other fruit trees and bushes. In combination with other vitamins – B2, E, K, and especially with vitamin P, as well as other biogenic elements, contained in its fruits, it has general beneficial effect on human body. Dogrose curative properties were known since the days of yore. Avicenna called dogrose a most precious purifying, calming and anti-inflammatory product. The oil, extracted from dogrose seeds, received the title of the king among all the natural oils.

Properties. Dogrose oil relieves irritations, improves skin elasticity, normalizes sebaceous and sweat glands functioning, promotes skin regeneration and rejuvenation, gives the face even and beautiful color. It is easily absorbed. This oil is used in face, body and hair care products. It has perfect anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, moisturizing and rejuvenating properties; it can protect the skin from noxious UV-radiation. The aggregate of antioxidant vitamins, lipids and acids content of the oil promotes rapid elimination of stretch marks, scars, hyperpigmentation, if applied externally. These properties found their application after cosmetic surgeries.

Recommendations: for dry and normal skin care. It is a perfect tonic product for tired skin care. It can be applied as an auxiliary product in complex therapy of fissures of the nipples, bedsores.

Indications for Use:

Method of Application: for cosmetic products enrichment (in concentration up to 8%).

For burns, infected wounds, trophic ulcers, eczema, dermatitises and bedsores treatment: apply gauze pad, impregnated with the oil, to the affected skin areas once-twice a day. The dressing is fixed with the bandage and exchanged daily. In case of dry eczema for better effect 5 drops of lavender oil per 10 ml of dogrose oil are added.

For scars and stretch marks elimination: do a massage with application of dogrose oil twice a day. The first results are seen already in 4 weeks, significant improvements may be expected in 3-6 months.

For fading, ageing skin care: apply 2-3 drops of dogrose oil to the clean face and to the skin under the eyes. If applied regularly, it helps preventing new wrinkles and gives all necessary substances to the skin. For fading skin massage a blend of essential oils is prepared, consisting of 12 tablespoons of dogrose oil, 3 drops of lavender, 3 drops of lemon and 4 drops of melissa essential oils.

For sensitive skin care a blend of 2 tablespoons of oatmeal, 2 egg whites, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of dogrose oil and 1 teaspoon of walnut oil is prepared. The blend is applied to the face for 30 minutes, then it is rinsed with warm water.

For nail strengthening: the oil is applied to nails surface and is rubbed to the nail fold.

For gingivitis and stomatitis treatment: apply a small amount of the oil to the problem areas after meals and in intervals between meals.

Contraindications: individual sensitivity to dogrose oil, for care for oily skin with acneiform eruption.

Form and Presentation: 20 and 50 ml bottle.

Manufacturer: Manufacturing and Trading Company Farmakom Ltd., Ukraine, Kharkiv.