Solving the Problem of Aging Skin with Aguaje Beauty Oil

Solving the Problem of Aging Skin with Aguaje Beauty Oil

Solving the Problem of Aging Skin with Aguaje Beauty Oil

written by Erin Johnson


In today's world, where pollutants and sun exposure are widespread, our skin often bears the brunt of these harsh environmental factors. The effects of free radicals in the atmosphere, combined with pollutants and sun exposure, trigger oxidative stress, leading to the signs of skin aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, bags under eyes, and uneven skin tones [1]. To combat these effects, it's crucial to use products that are high in antioxidants, such as beta carotene, which helps stave off oxidative stress by capturing oxidants [2]. By creating a protective barrier on the outer surface of the skin cell membrane, these antioxidants prevent free radicals from damaging the cells and help maintain a youthful appearance [2].


When formulating a skin product, it's essential to consider sustainable ingredients that offer high levels of beta carotene and other fatty acids. These ingredients act as perfect skin protectors against free radicals and pollutants, while also retaining moisture and promoting an even skin tone. By reducing the appearance of fine lines, these ingredients create a plumper and more youthful-looking skin.


Aguaje oil is one of those remarkable ingredients that possesses high levels of beta carotene, palmitic acid, and oleic acid. These components play a crucial role in protecting the skin against oxidative stress, combating the signs of aging, and maintaining a healthy complexion [3].  Moreover, Aguaje oil is gentle on the skin and doesn't cause irritation or discomfort [4].



1. Poljšak B  +  Dahmane R

Free Radicals and Extrinsic Skin Aging Dermatology Research and Practice Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Vol. 2012, Article ID 135206. 4 pages, 2012.


2.  Pecorelli A  +  McDaniel D  +  Wortzman M  +  Nelson D

Protective effects of a comprehensive topical antioxidant against ozone-induced damage in a reconstructed human skin model National Library of Medicine: Archives of Dermatological Research Published online 2020 May 8 doi: 10.1007/s00403-020-02083-0


3.  Chañi-Paucar LO + Yali ET + Santivañez JCM + Garcia DA + Jonher JCF + Meireles AA

Supercritical Fluid Extraction from Aguaje (Mauritia Flexuosa) Pulp: Overall Yield, Kinetic, Fatty Acid Profile, and Qualitative Phytochemical Profile The Open Food Science Journal DOI: 10.2174/1874256402113010001, 2021, 13, 1-11


4. Zanatta CF  +  Ugartondo V + Mitjans M +  Rocha-Filho PA + Vinardell MP

Low cytotoxicity of creams and lotions formulated with Buriti oil (Mauritia flexuosa) assessed by the neutral red release test Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 46, Issue 8, 2008, Pages 2776-2781, ISSN 0278-6915,

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