Apricot oil, also known as apricot kernel oil, is a natural oil extracted from the kernels (seeds) of apricots. It’s rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins A and E and antioxidants. Apricot oil is known to hydrate skin, promote a healthier complexion and condition the hair and scalp. Apricot oil is commonly used in skincare products including cleansing oils, creams, lotions, and massage oils.


Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil


Apricot trees are native to regions of Asia like China and Armenia, but are grown in various parts of the world today. The oil is extracted from the kernels through a cold-pressing or solvent extraction process that results in a natural oil that nourishes when used in various skincare and cosmetic products.


Apricot oil is generally well-tolerated on most skin, but individuals with nut allergies should use caution and conduct a patch test before use.


Hydrates Skin  

Apricot oil is light, non-greasy, and easily absorbed, making it perfect for hydrating dry, sensitive skin without clogging pores.

Reduces Fine Lines and Wrinkles  

Rich in vitamins A and E, apricot oil can help improve skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Improves Complexion and Skin Texture

The oil's nourishing properties can enhance skin tone, leaving the complexion looking brighter and more radiant.

Soothes Eczema, Psoriasis, etc.

With its anti-inflammatory properties, apricot oil is effective in soothing irritated skin, including conditions like eczema and dermatitis.

Reduces Scars and Blemishes 

Its antioxidant content helps to speed up the healing process of damaged skin, reducing scars and blemishes.