Olive oil, “the liquid gold’ as Homerused to call it is one of the basic constituents of Jeanbio cosmeceuticals products range. Ancient Greek women created their cosmetics using olive oil as a main constituent. Its organic extra virgin.
Olive oil benefits to the skin
olive oil has a variety of beneficent properties for the skin’s health,
development and maintenance. Its properties derive from its chemical composition that is, a joining of fatty acids, vitamins, necessary elements and water-soluble compounds. Rich in Ω3 and Ω6 it protects the cell membrane from water loss and
prevents toxins from penetrating the skin.
Its rich content in vitamins (ascorbic acid, niacin, pantothenic acid, B6, A and K) nourishes and contributes to the skin’s healthy growth and maintenance. Vitamin’s Ε presence encourages the
creation of collagen and elastin, inhibits ultra violet radiation (UV) and protects from oxidation.
It is a source of trace elements (Ca, Fe, K, Na, Zn, Cu, Mn, Se) which are indispensable for the structure of new tissues and also for the skin’s vital functioning. It contains aminoacids, which are
basic constituents of the skin’s natural moisturizing factor (NMF) and are necessary for cell natural metabolism action maintenance, as they participate in the collagen elastin and keratin composition.
Its rich content in squalene, which has antioxidant action, protects
from UV and creates a protective membrane around the skin resulting in the protection of water loss.