Does Apricot Oil Clog Pores?


Basal skin cells produce oil, which can cause clogged pores. Apricot seed oil is very high in linoleic acid (a fatty acid), which has the effect of disrupting the membranes of cells leading to cell death. This disruption can lead to inflammation– which is one possible cause for breakouts. High concentrations of polyunsaturated fat omega 6 found in apricot kernel oil could be bad for your skin because it gives off free radicals that mess up cellular function and produce wrinkles! Long reactions take place when linoleic acid comes into contact with water, oxygen and light changes; producing oleuropein…

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