Information on Grapeseed oil (Vitis vinifera)
Grapeseed oil has a fine texture and is almost odorless, light in texture and is easily absorbed by the skin. Grapeseed oil is put through a process to de
Grapeseed oil has mildly astringent qualities which help to tighten and tone the skin, which makes it useful for acne and other skin complaints.
It is rich in linoleic acid, an essential fatty acid quite important for the skin and the cell membranes.
This oil has regenerative and restructuring virtues and has great skin moisturizing properties.
Grapeseed is usually refined, bleached, deodorised and winterised before it is sold for topical use. You do get grapeseed oil that has not been put through these processes, but raw grapeseed oil it has a strong and vinegary smell and is not commonly used.