Norway anti-aging serum

This serum is formulated on the basis of the Norway oil and is suitable for every skin type but especially for normal to dry mature skin. 

Almond oil is a classic cosmetic oil for every skin type that does not feel heavy and greasy. I used an almond oil with infused vanilla that provides the product with a very nice fragrance.

The grape seed oil has a light consistency and is therefore particularly suitable for mixed or oily skin.

Avocado oil is well absorbed into the skin and is ideal for cosmetic products. Avocado oil stimulates cell renewal and is very moisturizing.

Sesame oil known from Ayurvedic medicine has a low viscosity, is very well absorbed by the skin and is very suitable as a carrier oil for active ingredients. Thanks to its high content of phytosterols and linoleic acid, it supports the regeneration of the skin. Despite its high content of unsaturated fatty acids oleic and linoleic acid, it is quite stable to oxidation.

Kiwi oil is suitable for every skin type, penetrates quickly into the skin and has a very high level of Omega 3.

Prickly pear seed oil is rich in vitamin E, omega-6 and sterols which makes this precious oil an exceptional ingredient to fight against the signs of skin aging. It works wonders to maintain the suppleness and tone of the skin.

Sea-buckthorn oil is rich in vitamin E, carotenoids, omega-3 and omega-6, and phytosterols. This oil is known as a healthy glow ingredient, powerful anti-aging, softening and restructuring for the skin.

Blackcurrant (Arctic) Seed CO2 extract contains Omega 6 and Omega 3 Fatty Acids and can be used as an excellent nourishing addition. Furthermore, it has a beautiful smell.

Carrot CO2 extract is rich in provitamin A and is fabulous for the preparation of anti-aging treatments.

INCI: Vitis vinifera, Helianthus annus hybride oil, Prunus amygdalus dulcis oil, Persea Gratissima, Sesamum indivum seed oil, Actinidia seed oil, Helianthus annuus seed oil, Opuntia ficus indica seed oil, Hippophae rhamnoides, Ribes Nigrum seed oil, Simmondsia chinensis sees oil, Daucus carota sativa root extract, Rosmarinus officinalis leaf extract, Cinnamomum ceylanicum oil, Tocopherol (DL-alpha-Tocopherol)

StageIngredient%Amount in g
AGrape seed oil30.00%9.00
ASunflower oil25.00%7.50
AAlmond oil with extracted vanilla17.00%5.10
AAvocado oil8.00%2.40
ASesame oil6.00%1.80
AKiwi seed oil6.00%1.80
APrickly pear seed oil4.80%1.44
ASea-buckthorn oil1.00%0.30
ABlackcurrant (Arctic) Seed CO2 extract1.00%0.30
ACarrot CO2 extract1.00%0.30
ACinnamon bark oil0.10%0.03
AAntioxidant (should be 2%)0.10%0.03

Formulation procedure:

Blend all components of Stage A together.

Some observations and comments:

The serum is absorbed quickly and leaves a silky skin feeling.

As this is an anhydrous product, it is preservative-free and its shelf-life depends on the expiry date of its components.

Other benefits:

A divine fragrance due to the blend of vanilla, cinnamon and blackcurrants is the additional aesthetic bonus to the main purpose of the finished product.

THIS IS WHAT I AM CALLING “THE SWIFT SKIN CARE”: the serum can be used day and night (so, “two-in-one product”) but you have to use the refined grape seed oil as otherwise it will oxidize quickly in daylight.  In case you use non-refined grape seed oil in order to benefit from all the nice properties of the oil, then use the product as a night care only.

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