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Cacay (Kahai) Oil for Youthful-Looking Skin

 

" Cacay oil contains 50% more vitamin E than argan oil and triple amount of pro-vitamin A (carotene) compared to rosehip oil."

 

Cacay oil aka Kahai oil is extracted from the fruit of Caryodendron Orinocense tree in Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador. The fruit itself is very nutritious. It contains 33.85% crude fat, 17.6% protein, vitamins and minerals such as iron, phosphorus, sodium, potasium, thiamine, riboflavin, ascorbic acid and carotenes.

 

Anti-Ageing Face Oil for all types of ageing and premature-ageing skin particularly dry, sensitive skin. Formulated with cacay oil, coenzyme Q10, stabilised vitamin E, blue chamomile and frankincense essential oils to soothe, nourish and rejuvenate ageing skin. Suitable for vegans learn more >>>

 

Cacay Oil, Linoleic Acid and Tocopherols

Cacay oil has an extremely high content of linoleic acid (omega 6 essential fatty acid). With up to 85% linoleic acid content, cacay oil is by far the best source of omega 6 essential fatty acid. It is also considered as a good source of omega 9 fatty acid.

Linoleic acid plays a significant role in the body's repair mechanism. It accelerates the inflammation process and signal the body to release various growth factors to help repair damaged cells and tissues.

Cacay oil is also rich in alpha, beta, delta and gamma-tocopherols. Among all vitamin E compounds, delta-tocopherol possesses the highest antioxidant activities against free radicals. Nevertheless, all types of tocopherols help protect skin cells from free radicals and pollutants.

Why Cacay Oil is good for your skin?

Cacay oil contains 50% more vitamin E than argan oil and triple amount of pro-vitamin A (carotene) than rosehip oil. Linoleic acid, vitamin E and carotene have been proven to boost our skin's health.

With its unique characteristics, cacay oil is very nourishing yet quickly-absorbed by the skin, leaving no greasy residue. It is suitable for all skin types particularly for ageing and premature ageing skin. Cacay oil is one of the main ingredients in award-winning Rose and Cacay Hydrating Cream. This light, all-skin-types moisturiser also contains rose extract, stabilised vitamin E and saccharide isomerate to boost skin's hydration levels, comfort sensitive skin and smooth out the appearance of wrinkles and lines.

 

 

“ This is the perfect moisturizer!!! With a subtle rose smell and light consistency. I have a combination skin and I love the fact that this cream does not give a greasy feeling. My skin absorbs the cream, leaves my face and neck with a pleasant "silky" feeling. Would definitely recommend it to everyone. I have tried many different moisturizers and this is the most nurturing and effective one." Helena learn more >>>

 

Linoleic Acid Prevents and Reduces UV-Induced Skin Damage

A clinical study showed that topical application of linoleic acid helps prevent uv-induced skin discolouration commonly known as age spots or sun spots. With up to 85% linoleic acid content, cacay oil is a gentle alternative to various skin brightening ingredients such as hydroquinone, retinol, azelaic acid, retinoic acid, arbutin and kojic acid.

For persistent pigmentation spots, use skincare products that have been formulated with niacinamide and n-acetyl glucosamine like Bio-Collagen Ageless Cream. The combination of both ingredients has been shown to be more effective in diminishing the appearance of pigmentation spots.

 

" Argan oil plumps, Niacinamide tackles pigmentation and rosacea and 24 Carat Gold smooths wrinkles. An all-round winner." Vitality, BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology) learn more >>>

 

Cacay Oil Reduces The Signs of Ageing

A four week clinical study by Derma Consult in Germany showed that cacay oil reduces the appearance of wrinkles by 45% while also improves skin hydration, firmness, smoothness and elasticity. 

Linoleic Acid Reduces Skin Breakouts

A comparison-study showed that acne-prone skin has a lower linoleic acid content compared to other skin types. Therefore, regular application of cacay oil may help increase the linoleic acid content and reduce breakouts in acne-prone skin. However, I don't recommend cacay oil for people with oily, acne-prone skin. To reduce blemishes and clear up skin breakouts more effectively, use a salicylic acid-based product like Blemish Clearing Serum.

 

Anti-Blemish Serum with allantoin and 2% salicylic acid to speed up skin cell regeneration, reduce blemish marks and help prevent acne scars learn more >>>

 

How can your skin benefit from Cacay Oil?

Despite being nutritious, cacay oil is surprisingly light with excellent skin-penetrating properties. Personally, I mix 4 to 6 drops of Bio-Renewal Face Oil with 2 pumps of Bio-Collagen Ageless Cream as a double moisturiser every morning and evening. I adjust the amount of Bio-Renewal Face Oil accordingly. In winter time or whenever my skin needs an extra nourishment, I add more Bio-Renewal Face Oil.

If you have sensitive skin that shows signs of dryness, undernourished, tired or dull complexion, gently massage 4 to 6 drops of Chamomile & Cacay Oil into the skin on your face and neck follow with a moisturiser. This 100% natural botanical oil has been formulated with blue chamomile and cacay oil to soothe, nourish and strengthen sensitive skin. Alternatively, you can mix 2 to 6 drops with a small amount of moisturiser then gently massage it into the skin. 

 

" Henry Tianus products are made in heaven. A few tiny drops just does miracles to my skin." Bina C learn more >>>

 

Author:

Henry Tianus is a multi-award-winning Anti-Ageing Scientist based in London, UK. Henry Tianus has been listed as The Recognised Institute Practitioner at The Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy (ITHMA), London (UK) since 2005. Henry Tianus's articles have been read by people in more than 100 countries with USA and UK at the top of the list. Join Henry Tianus eNewsletter to receive the latest health and wellbeing tips. 

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