What Is Squalane?
Squalane (which is the hydrogenated version of Squalene) is a molecule that reproduces our skins’ ability to repair and moisturize itself thanks to sebum activity. Squalane is considered non-comedogenic so it will work with all skin types. Because squalane mimics our skin’s natural sebum, or oil, it can help to control our own natural oils.
Not only did we add squalane to our oil blend but the Amaranth Seed Oil we put in it has the greatest squalene levels of all plant sources. It even has up to eight times as much as shark liver oil! So be sure to read all about it.
Along with squalanes ability to balance our skin and replenish any of the sebum we lose as we age. There are many other great benefits to squalene.
Reduces the Appearance of Fine Lines
Squalane helps to replenish and refresh the skin which allows for a more youthful look. By reducing visible wrinkles around the eyes (crows feet) and improves firmness and elasticity in our skin. Not only minizine the look of any fine lines or wrinkles it can help reduce the chance of new wrinkles forming.
Squalane serves as a lightweight moisturizer and leaves skin hydrated, supple, and luminous.
Smooths the Skin
Because of its hydrating and antioxidant properties, squalane oil can actually help improve your skins appearance. Thanks in part to the powerful antioxidant qualities, squalane benefits include improving the appearance of your skin by brightening and reducing the appearance of dark spots.
Boosts Hair Health
Similar to using it on your skin, adding squalane to your hair mimics the natural sebum produced on your scalp. Using squalane oil on your hair can definitely make it look more vibrant. Squalane can also help tame frizz and be used as an extra layer of protection while using a blow dryer to protect from heat.