Ingredients glossary - O

Oat Extract (Avena Sativa Extract)

At the stage of lactic ripeness, green oats contain various sugars and are characterised by a high silica and mineral content. The sugars can swell in aqueous solutions and have a moisturising effect.

Olive Oil (Olea Europaea Fruit Oil)

The yellow to green-yellow olive oil works as a perfect massage oil, as well as for the attention of normal to combination skin. It has outstanding skin care benefits, it is very kind to the skin and it is a great carrier oil for active agents. Therefore, it is highly suitable for normal to dry skin and it leaves the skin feeling soft and silky. Olive Oil is characterised by its high content of unsaturated oleic acid.

Olive Oil Unsaponifiables (Olea Europaea Oil Unsaponifiables)

Due to the phytosterol and the squalene in the unsaponifiable part of the olive oil, it is a valuable raw material, which has an antioxidative effect and is very kind to the skin. This component is easily absorbed by the hydro-lipid film of the skin and thus supports its barrier function. Thereby, it contributes to the protection of the skin against water loss. The unsaponifiable part of the olive oil is ideal for skin care products for dry and sensitive skin.

Octyldodecanol (Octyldodecanol)

Octyldodecanol is a fatty alcohol that is derived from vegetable oils. It is used as a solvent and emollient and has smoothing and moisturising properties.

Orange Peel Oil Expressed (Citrus aurantium dulcis)

Natural orange oil is derived from the peel of sweet oranges. It provides caring products with a fresh, fruity fragrance. 

Oleic Acid (Oleic Acid)

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Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil (Babassu Oil)

Pure babassu oil melts on the skin and leaves a pleasant cooling effect. It is quickly absorbed and leaves the skin smooth and silky. Babassu oil maintains the skin's moisture. It is suitable for all skin types.