The Chilean hazelnut

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The Gevuina avellana tree, Chilean hazel or Neufen in mapudungun, is a beautiful evergreen tree that is native to southern regions of Chile. The tree can reach up to 20 meters tall and bears small nuts. The seeds are eaten raw, cooked in boiling water or toasted and contain high amounts of good quality oil, suitable for both food and for cosmetic applications.

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Cosmetic uses : Chilean Hazelnut Oil possesses a significantly higher content of monounsaturated fats (80%) than most lipids.

Properties:

  • Highly Moisturizing
  • Exceptional Emollient
  • Non-Greasy
  • Light Aroma
  • Improves Complexion
  • Enhances Radiance
  • Softens Wrinkles and Tiny Age Lines
  • Rich in Tocotrienol (Vitamin E)
  • Rich in Polyphenols
  • Possesses a High UVB Light Index Ranging Between 280nm – 320nm.
  • Protects Skin from Elements
  • Blocks Harmful UV Rays

The Oil penetrates the skin effectively, leaves the skin feeling supple and refreshed, and is a nutritive addition to face creams, anti-wrinkle serums, anti-aging formulations, sun care preparations, baby products, shaving products and other cosmeceutical formulations.
We use Chilean Hazelnut Oil in our nose balm and paw butter formulation to help alleviate dry dog noses and protect your dog’s paw from the elements.

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