603 BALANCE Certified Organic Jojoba is suitable as a light and gentle alternative to moisturiser for extra-sensitive, oily or problem skin, having a remarkable balancing effect on the skin, helping oily skin to become less oily and dry skin to become less dry. Jojoba is very similar to skin’s sebum, so can be used to replenish skin that has lost sebum through age or environmental factors.
Jojoba has healing properties as well as excellent moisturising properties for the skin, hair and nail cuticles, leaving them soft, smooth and supple. Scientific research has shown that Jojoba can increase skin softness by up to 37% and can reduce superficial lines and wrinkles up to 25% upon application (up to 11% after 8 hours). It also has slight sunscreen properties.
Jojoba is recommended for people who suffer from sensitive skin conditions including psoriasis and eczema, though patch testing is always recommended when testing something new. Its antibacterial and antiseptic qualities make it perfect to use after waxing. You can also use it as a hair treatment or to restore scalp health for babies with cradle cap. It’s great to use with cotton pads at nappy change, instead of using chemical wipes. Remove stubborn makeup, including waterproof mascara and eyeliner. Rub into dry elbows, heels, cuticles and nail beds. On cold windy days, dab a little on areas most prone to drying out, including smile lines, lips and finger tips. If you’re like our MD Barbara and suffer from rosacea, you might find it helpful to keep on hand for when/if your rosacea flares up. It’s usefulness cannot be overstated – it’s simply amazing!