Derived from plant origin, sweet almond oil is extracted from the fruit of the almond tree, found in drier regions of Europe and California.
Sweet almond oil is used as a moisturizing ingredient in cosmetic formulations and as a vehicle in aromatherapy products1. It does not leave greasy residues when topically applied. Rich in vitamin A, sweet almond oil is recommended for dry, mature skin. People allergic to nuts should avoid the topical use of sweet almond oil2. Vichy Anti-Stretch marks Cream, Vichy Nutrilogie1 (for dry skin) and Nutrilogie2 (for very dry skin). www.drugdigest.org www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus