Complex mixture of esters from jojoba oil and hydrogenated jojoba oil. The result is an ingredient with a wax-like texture that functions as an excellent emollient and occlusive agent for skin, especially when used with glycerin.
Jojoba esters have other uses, too. For example, rounded jojoba beads are sometimes used in facial scrubs. These beads are available in various sizes, with the smaller beads being preferred when the goal is creating a gentle, non-abrasive scrub.
Reference for this information:
Biological Research, August 2017, ePublication
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, March 2009, Supplement 1, page AB83
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, 2008, issue 4, pages 268-274
Pharmacological Research, February 2005, pages 95-105
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