Countries of origin: South Africa, Mexico, Kenia Originally grown in Central America the avocado tree can now be found mainly in the Mediterranean, in the South of the US and in Southern African countries. Its rich oil is obtained by cold pressing the fruit flesh.
What effects do avocados have in natural-cosmetic products? Avocado oil is easy to apply to the skin. It protects the skin, in particular its protective layer, against moisture loss, with its high content in lecithin, vitamin A, E, D and its 85% essential, unsaturated fatty acids. It helps the skin to maintain its natural balance.