Bergamot Oil


Fragrance Synthetic and Natural

No known benefits

Bergamot Oil description

Volatile citrus oil that is a photosensitizer when used topically.

Bergamot Oil references

  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, September 2001, issue 3, pages 458-461
  • The Journal of Dermatology, May 1994, issue 5, pages 319-322

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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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Not Rated