Blackberry extract, as well as blackberry seed oil and blackberry berry fiber are the most valuable cosmetic and perfumery components, which are also widely used in dietary supplements. All ingredients based on this plant are completely natural and are considered safe for all skin types.
Effects of seed oil, fiber and blackberry extract in cosmetics
Different parts of the plant in the composition of various products provide different cosmetic effects: fighting inflammation, and regenerating the skin, and nourishing with hydration, and peeling ... Blackberry provides a toning and softening effect for the skin. Blackberry extract is also an excellent astringent and is widely used in cosmetology to combat acne. However, its astringent and cleansing properties make it possible to use blackberry extract also for the care of problem and oily skin, mostly in the composition of lotions and tonics (this component is extremely effective for invigorating tired skin). Blackberry extract in a short time helps to normalize the production of sebum and get rid of the oily, unaesthetic shine on the face.
Blackberry fiber is another part of this amazing plant that will be useful in skin care for everyone. The fact is that, in combination with mechanical exfoliants, it optimizes peeling due to its low acid content, plus additionally cleans the skin surface from dead particles and softens skin trauma with harder silicone particles of this kind of drugs.
Blackberry seed oil primarily acts in cosmetics and in so-called beauty supplements as an antioxidant. The anti-free radical activity of blackberry seed oil is mainly due to the fact that it contains a sufficient amount of antioxidants, including vitamin E, (tocopherol), tocotrienols and a number of different carotenoids. Blackberry seed oil is also prized for its lutein and zeaxanthin, carotenoids that can support eye health. In addition, blackberry oil is a good source of polyunsaturated fatty acids, including omega-6s. The concentration of polyunsaturated fatty acids in blackberry oil can reach 70%, which makes it a valuable cosmetic ingredient. Blackberry oil has excellent oxidation stability, so its presence in the formula of a cosmetic or hygiene product means the minimum amount of synthetic preservatives.
Target audience for blackberry seed extract, fiber, and oil
Cosmetics containing blackberry extract are indicated primarily for all those who suffer from acne and skin rashes, sebum regulation disorders and various kinds of inflammation: such products dry out the skin well, remove red spots, and even out its color. At the same time, blackberry oil is shown more as a healing and nourishing component - it is used to combat the signs of aging of the skin, as well as after its damage (caused by wind, sun, etc.). Blackberry fiber
Who are blackberry extract, seed oil and fiber
As natural cosmetic ingredients of plant origin, both oil and blackberry extract are considered completely non-toxic substances. Problems with the use of cosmetics containing blackberry extract can arise only with individual sensitivity. So blackberry extract and oil are contraindicated in case of allergy to this berry.
Cosmetics containing seed oil, fiber and blackberry extract
Natural blackberry extract is predominantly used as an ingredient in nutritional and cleansers, and is often used as a regenerating and healing agent in lotions and emulsions. In addition, hydrolyzed extract from dried leaves and fruits of various parts of this plant is included in tonics and skin cleansers. Blackberry fiber is used as part of various gommages and scrubs, less often as part of hair care products. Natural blackberry extract is included in skin care cosmetics in significant concentrations: 5-10%, and the fiber content can even reach 20-25%.
Blackberry seed oil is used in various cosmetic products - for the care of the face, body, delicate skin of newborns (nourishing creams, cleansers, lotions); in sunscreen series, including after-sun and self-tanning products); in personal hygiene products (soaps, shower gels, bath bombs, and mouth rinses); as part of decorative cosmetics and hair care products (shampoos, conditioners and various styling products). In addition to these categories of cosmetic products, blackberry oil is actively used in the creation of perfumery products.
Sources of Blackberry Seed Extract, Fiber, and Oil
Cosmetics manufacturers use different parts of this plant, which is called Rubus fruticosus in Latin: leaves, stems, fruits (seeds) and berries. The extract, a clear amber liquid, is obtained mainly from the green part of the plant - stems and leaves. Blackberry fiber is an exfoliating biologically active compound created on the basis of seeds isolated from berries and crushed seeds, which are sterilized before being added to the cosmetic formula. Blackberry oil is extracted from seeds by cold pressing and is a high-quality natural product: all valuable phyto-compounds remain in it.