Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Oil



Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Oil description

_Avena sativa_ (oat) kernel oil delivers emollient moisturising benefits and is known to be a skin-soothing antioxidant.

Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Oil references

  • Code of Federal Regulations, April 2020, ePublication
  • Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, August 2018, pages 1-17
  • American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, February 2018, pages 103-117
  • Dermatology Times, April 2016, ePublication
  • Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2013, pages 97-105
  • Journal of Experimental Botany, June 2007, pages 2,463-2,470

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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