Apricot oil, also known as apricot kernel oil, is a natural oil extracted from the kernels (seeds) of apricots. It’s rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins A and E and antioxidants. Apricot oil is known to hydrate skin, promote a healthier complexion and condition the hair and scalp. Apricot oil is commonly used in skincare products including cleansing oils, creams, lotions, and massage oils.


Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil


Apricot trees are native to regions of Asia like China and Armenia, but are grown in various  parts of the world today. The oil is extracted from the kernels through a cold-pressing or solvent extraction process that results in a natural oil that nourishes when used in various skincare and cosmetic products.


Apricot oil is generally well-tolerated on most skin, but individuals with nut allergies should use caution and conduct a patch test before use.


Creates Moisture-Rich Skin

Apricot oil is a lightweight and easily absorbed oil that helps hydrate skin to leave it soft and supple.

Nourishes Skin

Apricot oil contains essential fatty acids, vitamins A and E and antioxidants that support skin's health, improve its natural moisture barrier and protect against environmental damage.

Soothes and Calms Skin

Apricot oil has anti-inflammatory properties that can help calm and soothe irritated or sensitive skin to reduce redness and discomfort.

Contains Anti-Aging Benefits

The antioxidants in apricot oil help combat free radicals that contribute to premature aging for a more youthful complexion.

Contains Haircare Benefits

Apricot oil can be used in haircare products to condition and strengthen hair.