Rice Bran OilIt is an oil with strong moisturizing properties and is suitable for dry and sensitive skin. Delays the appearance of wrinkles, tightens the skin and brightens the skin. Rice Bran oil is considered to protect the skin from harmful sun rays and to reduce the intensity of wrinkles.
Rice oil is extracted from rice bran, the outer layer of the rice grain, and is considered to be the "secret of youth" of women in Japan.
~ Helps prevent premature wrinkles
~Lightweight linoleic rich oil makes it suitable for acne-prone skin
~Softens and smooths the skin
~Helps inhibit melanin pigmentation
~Evens out skin tone and texture
~Increases skin barrier protection while effectively retaining moisture
Rice Bran Oil’s many nutrients deserve their own exploring. Take a deeper look at this oil’s components below:
~ Vitamin B: Rice Bran Oil contains various types of antioxidant Vitamin B, including Thiamine (B1) and Niacin (B3), as well as Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) and B6. Vitamin B helps soothe the skin, alleviating rosacea, sunburn, eczema, and even evening out hyperpigmentation. By better allowing the skin to retain moisture, Vitamin B easily penetrates the skin to protect and strengthen the skin’s barrier.
~ Vitamin E: Thanks to its soothing, softening, and protecting properties, antioxidant Vitamin E is often used in anti-aging skin care products. It’s also used in after-sun products to rehydrate and alleviate redness and irritation. Anti-inflammatory and anti-aging, this versatile vitamin even helps increase the efficacy of SPF products by absorbing energy from UV rays and thereby preventing sun-induced free radical damage like wrinkles and fine lines. Multitasking Vitamin E helps keep our complexions firm, youthful, and radiant.
~ Gamma (γ)-oryzanol: A naturally occurring mixture of plant esters and sterols, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory Gamma-oryzanol promotes circulation, reducing puffiness and uneven skin tone while diminishing the appearance of dark under-eye circles. Gamma-oryzanol intercepts ultraviolet rays at the skin’s surface, thereby helping to prevent transmission and slowing the progress of melanin pigmentation.
~ Squalene: Highly moisturizing and easily absorbed, squalene is found naturally in our skin’s sebum, helping to protect the barrier and aid in cell regeneration for a fresh, radiant glow. Locking in moisture and diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, squalene is also useful in alleviating irritation and speeding up healing processes.
~ Ferulic Acid: Found in various plants, this powerful antioxidant helps defend against UV rays and is even more effective when exposed to sunlight. Preventing free radical damage, this ingredient helps keep skin looking smooth and young and has even been shown to help repair sun that has already suffered free radical damage. Ferulic acid also increases the stability of Vitamins C and E, preventing oxidization and maintaining the efficacy of these powerful vitamins.
~ Fatty Acids: Acting as the building blocks of our skin’s membrane, fatty acids help protect our skin’s barrier while keeping skin hydrated. Rice Bran Oil is rich in both linoleic and oleic fatty acids.
~ Linoleic Acid — Linoleic Acid, also referred to as Vitamin F, is an omega-6 essential fatty acid (EFA), meaning it’s critical for human health but isn’t produced naturally in the body. By strengthening the skin’s barrier, Linoleic Acid protects against UV rays and environmental pollution that can cause free radical-induced wrinkles. Its anti-inflammatory properties also help reduce irritation and acne.
~ Oleic Acid: An Omega-9 fatty acid, Oleic Acid protects the skin’s barrier, locking in moisture and protecting us from pollution and the elements. This anti-inflammatory fatty acid helps the skin retain its firmness and elasticity, allowing for a more youthful appearance.
It is used plain as it is or in combination with essential oils, and is especially recommended for the treatment of mature and damaged skin.