BROCCOLI SEED OIL: THE SUPERHERO OIL FOR YOUR SKIN
It’s time to celebrate our favorite green ingredients – little known but the skin benefits might surprise you! Our favorite salad ingredient, apart from the health benefits it could offer as an edible vegetable has a lot more to give. Broccoli seed oil? Oh that look in the eyes, that nod in the forehead implies that chances are, this might be the first time that you’re hearing it as well. The feeling is mutual, Queens! B&A would very much love to be with you in your pursuit of looking for skincare products that actually works. Our weekly dose of skincare tips and advice are just some of the reason why we very much and highly encourage you to become a B&A Insider. So without further do, let us all try to reap off all the skin benefits that the broccoli seed oil could offer. Hands in the air if you are as excited as us!
What is Broccoli Seed Oil?
Since this skincare product seems new to your ears. You might as well imagine broccoli seed oil coming from squashing the green vegetable to make a juices. But here’s the tea, Broccoli seed oil is actually derived from cold-pressing the tiny seeds of the broccoli sprout. Consider Broccoli sprout as David the famous bible story about David and Goliath. Small but terrible. Yes! Would you believe it when we say that broccoli sprout contains 80-100 times more of the antioxidant sulforaphane (it is a sulfur rich compound found in cruciferous vegetables that helps neutralizes toxins and reduces inflammation) than the broccoli itself? Yes! No wonder why Broccoli seed oil is starting to make a noise in the beauty industry. By nature, broccoli seed oil is pale greenish-yellow color. Expect it to smell like broccoli. The said skincare product is believed to contain and impressive fatty acid profile such omega-9 (Oelic acid) and omega-6 (linoleic acid) functions as a big help in effectively improving the skin barrier function plus making the skin even smoother. Did we mention that it also contains beneficial vitamins like Vitamin A? Yes! Some people are even shifting to usage of the said oil because of the least desirable side effects it inhibits. Its moisturizing ability and antioxidant properties are just some of the reason why this said skincare ingredient is starting to take a spotlight.
Together, Let us reap off all the skin benefits this wonder oil could offer: