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evening primrose oil

Non-fragrant plant oil whose fatty acids can have significant skin-soothing and emollient benefits for skin. It can also help other ingredients absorb more readily into skin. 

Reference for this information:
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, January 2016, pages 188-193
Annals of Dermatology, December 2014, pages 706-712

See gamma linolenic acid (GLA)

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