Who doesn’t love strawberries? A bowlful of these bright red berries topped with cream would be anybody's midsummer's dream. But that’s not all. Strawberries are not only delicious to taste but also packed with antioxidants that are great for the skin. There is nothing to match the allure of these vibrant red berries that are found in so many different types of skincare products. From red lipsticks to lip balms and scents. These are often used as flavouring and colouring agents too.
But do you know that in addition to strawberry extracts, one can also include strawberry oil in their staple skincare? Yes, the little seeds of these amazing and fragrant berries make an interesting and amazing oil loaded with multiple skin benefits.
Before we delve into that, let's first take a look at what exactly is strawberry seed oil.
What is Strawberry Seed Oil?
Strawberry seed (Fragaria Ananassa) oil is obtained from cold pressing numerous seeds of strawberries. Commonly left as a by-product in preparation of various consumables in the food industry).
It's rich in omega 6 and 9, but its magic ingredient is ellagic acid. Which is a powerful antioxidant which is anti-inflammatory, helps to preserve collagen, and brighten skin. Strawberry seed oil is also rich in Vitamin E which helps skin to heal and protects the skin's mantle.