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Jojoba Esters (Simmondsia Chinensis)

A wax-like mixture of esters from jojoba oil and/or hydrogenated jojoba oil that protects, moisturizes and conditions the skin.

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Jojoba Seed Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis)

Jojoba oil is actually a wax with a low enough melting point it stays in liquid form. It comes from the seeds of the Simmondsia Chinensis, a shrub that grows wild in the Southwestern part of the U.S. Jojoba most closely mimics the skin’s own protective barrier in terms of feel, and is well tolerated by most. Due to its purported antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, jojoba is often used to treat and prevent acne. Because it will not oxidize like coconut oil, it is often added to other oils to naturally increase their shelf life.

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