Botanical Name: Olea europaea
Description: Virgin Olive Oil is very versatile oil often used in manufacturing, and it is a popular choice with soap makers.
Color: Golden liquid with green tones.
Aromatic Description: Though Virgin Olive Oil has an appealing odour, it will influence the scent of essential oils if added to it.
Common Uses: Virgin Olive Oil is used in the manufacturing of cosmetics and soaps.
Consistency: Typical and characteristic of carrier oils which are liquid at room temperature. Solidification will occur when kept in cold temperatures. Cloudiness or some sediment may be present.
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at an average speed, and leaves a slightly oily feeling on skin.
- Cosmetic Grade: Spain
- Cold-Pressed: Spain
- Cosmetic Grade: Cosmetic Grade Carrier oils are extracted through hot process or solvent extraction.
- Cold-Pressed: Carrier Oils are 100% cold pressed.
- Organic: Carrier Oils that are 100% cold pressed and also Certified Organic (USDA/ECOCERT/INDOCERT)
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of 2 years using proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended, but it must be brought back to room temperature before using.
Cautions: None Known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.