Passion fruit is an amazonian superfruit, originating from South America. It’s now widely grown all across the world in warmer climates such as Australia, Africa and Asia. Passion fruit is commonly used in sweet desserts and drinks, due to it’s tart and exotic flavour. Whilst there are many nutritional benefits of consuming this worldly fruit, there are also many nourishing and natural skin benefits, from the seeds of the fruit, which produce passion fruit oil.
Passion fruit grows from the botanical passion flower plant, often round to oval in shape and dark purple when ripe, with a soft and juicy, yellow-orange interior, filled with small black seeds. These seeds are extracted by cold pressing to preserve the vitamins of the fruit, when making passion fruit oil. The lightweight texture of passion fruit oil when applied to the skin topically, can do wonders to feed nutrients into our skin and is effective on all skin types. Passion fruit oil contains a mix of essential vitamins from A to C and fatty acids, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium and carotenoids.
Passion fruit oil deeply hydrates the skin and can help with healing dry and chapped skin, whilst balancing moisture by controlling excess oil levels without clogging, to leave a super soft and smooth finish.
Passionfruit oil, rich in linoleic acid and antioxidants, can help provide itching relief to acne prone skin and treat rashes and marks from inflammation. The rejuvenating vitamin A present in passion fruit oil also helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
The high content of antioxidant lycopene and vitamin C in passion fruit oil helps even out skin tone and promote collagen production. The fatty acids in passion fruit is powerful in fighting against environmental stressors, which can promote premature aging of the skin and works to keep the skin firm, plump and youthful
Passion fruit oil contains ‘harman’ a natural calming property, which can help with symptoms of insomnia and restlessness, helping us to feel refreshed in the morning. Our “Pro Age Eye Cream” contains passion fruit oil to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and dark circles with an intense vitamin rich formula. Our expertly blended formula with hyaluronic acid, is enriched with green tea extract, to lock in moisture, making the delicate skin around the eye appear fuller and tighter, for a healthy glow.