Ingredients Ellie Loves: Broccoli Seed Oil
Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Seed Oil is a key Curly Ellie ingredient, used in CurlyEllie Rinse Out and Leave In Conditioners.
What is Broccoli Seed Oil? Broccoli Seed Oil is cold pressed from the seeds of Brassica oleracea italica to yield an extra virgin, unrefined, pale green oil. The fatty acid profile of this oil provides excellent oxidative stability and non-greasy moisturising properties, making Broccoli Seed Oil a valuable emollient in Hair Care.Key Benefits:
- Broccoli seed oil is a valuable softening agent and emollient. The oil is about 50% Erucic Acid which is an Omega 9 fatty acid that helps to give a glossy shine to hair.
- Broccoli Seed Oil has a light consistency and penetrates into the hair easily, it does not leave the hair greasy when used in deep conditioners.
Broccoli Seed Oil is gaining recognition as a natural alternative to the silicon in shampoos, conditioners and styling products where high sheen and luster are desired. The unique composition of fatty acids includes approximately 50% Erucic acid (C22:1). Erucic acid is an Omega-9 fatty acid that is useful for imparting a silicone-like sheen to hair.