Apricot Grains

Apricot seeds are cold-pressed to extract powder or oil that is readily absorbed by the skin. It also has skin softening properties. Apricot grains are high in vitamins A, C and E which are beneficial for dry, irritated or mature skin. The Apricot Grains is a moisturizer and is also good for elasticity and suppleness. It has a light nutty odor and is used in many creams, lotions and cosmetics. The vitamin E in the Apricot Grains is an antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals. Free radicals cause tissue and cellular damage. Vitamin E helps wounds to heal and is beneficial to the circulatory system. The kernels can be crushed and made into a facial mask or put into facial scrubs that help improve circulation and remove dead skin cells.