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What Is I Meadowfoam Seed Oil That Everyone Is Talking About?

Everyone hates the feeling when that greasy skin care oil gets stuck in the skin and it takes time for it to be absorbed, but here is not such a case because Meadowfoam seed oil is nothing like that heavy consistency, so don’t be put off if you see it listed in some products label.

To find out why, keep scrolling!

What is meadowfoam seed oil?

Meadowfoam (also known as Limnanthes alba) seed oil is a plant-based oil made from meadowfoam seeds. Its main ingredients are fatty acids and antioxidants, which is why it may be found in a variety of skincare and hair care products

Meadowfoam Seed Oil

This ingredient is frequently used in skincare compositions since it blends well with a variety of other substances, thickens the final product, and improves the feel and texture of moisturizing products. 

So how does it actually feel? This is not one of the oils that are renowned for their heavy, slick consistency. Meadowfoam seed oil is similar to argan oil in price and stability, but has a distinct, velvety feel that is exceptionally emollient without being greasy.

Benefits of meadowfoam seed oil for skin:

This skincare ingredient also provides a few benefits to the skin, as listed below:

  1. Locks in moisture.
  2. Safe for a variety of skin types.
  3. Softens skin.
  4. Balances sebum production.
  5. Reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
  6. Absorbs easily into the skin.
  7. Fights aging and free-radical damage.
How to use it?

Face oils typically work best as the last step in your skincare routine to seal in all the moisture underneath it. Also, it is recommended adding a few drops of meadowfoam seed oil to your daily moisturizer or hydrating serum after cleansing. 

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Dr. DonikaAbout the Author: Dr. Donika Vata is a medical doctor from Ferizaj, Kosovo. She studied general medicine from University of Hasan Prishtina.
She has been writing about medical and skincare related issue in journals, social media websites, and books. She was working for some well reputed clinics such as Telehealth Pro- Online consultations, German Cancer Center, and AppLMD. Dr. Donika was also volunteering in the Covid-19 pandemic.
Currently, she is working as a medical doctor and researcher in a dermatology clinic.

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