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Skin Care Oils for All Types of Skin

 

 

NOW is committed to offering the purest and most potent natural skin care oils available. Our carrier oils are the best available on the market. Utilizing both our essential oils and carrier oils, you can make your own skin and body care products for a fraction of the price of luxury brands (with the same or better quality!). Learn more about diluting essential oils.

Get the big picture on NOW Solutions single-ingredient carrier oils and their botanical names, plant parts, aroma and which skin conditions they’re best suited for.

Download a printable PDF of the skin care oil chart

Carrier Oil Aroma Chart

OIL NAME BOTANICAL NAME PLANT PART
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AROMA DESCRIPTION
†Almond, Sweet Prunus amygalus Kernels Slightly nutty to nearly odorless
†Apricot Prunus armeniaca Kernels Faint, mild
†Argon Argonia spinosa Kernels Characteristic mild, nutty and fresh
†Avocado Perea americana Fruit Pulp Slight vegetable
†Castor Ricinus communis Fruit pulp Slight vegetable
Coconut Oil Deodorized Cocos nucifera Seeds Mild to nutty /roasted
†Evening Primrose Oenothera biennis l. Meat Odorless
†Grape Seed Vitis vinifera Seeds Characteristic oily, fatty, light
†Jojoba Simmondsia chinensis Seeds Characteristic nevtral
Liquid Coconut, Fractionated Cocos nucifera Meat Slight vegetable to light nutty
†Rose Hip Seed Rosa moschata Seeds Mild and sligh!ly earthy
†Sesame Seed Sesamum indicum Seeds Sweet nutty sesame
†Shea Nut Butyrospennum parkii Fruit Mild nutty
†Tamanu Calophyllum inophyllum Nut, kernel, seed Characteristic aromatic, nutty
Vegetable Glycerin* Varies Palm, coconut, or grape seed oil Odorless
†Also available in Certified Organic.
*Not an oil. Denoted as humectant/skin protectant.

Carrier Oil Skin Type Chart

Plant-based skin care oils offer many benefits when used as part of a regular body care routine (including face, hair, and nails). Depending on skin type, such as normal, dry, combination, oily/acne prone, sensitive, and/or mature, find the right single-ingredient oil for each unique skin type using this useful chart.

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†Almond, Sweet
Apricot
†Argan
†Avocado
†Castor
Coconut Oil (Deodorized)
†Evening Primrose
†Grape Seed
†Jojoba
Liquid Coconut, Fractionated
†Rose Hip Seed
†Sesame Seed
†Shea Nut
†Tamanu
Vegetable Glycerin*
†Also available in Certified Organic.
*Not an oil. Denoted as humectant/skin protectant.

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