Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil



Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil description

_Calophyllum inophyllum_ seed oil is an oil extracted from a tree native to Polynesia. All of the miraculous claims attributed to it are hinged on anecdotal, not scientific, evidence. There’s no harm in using this oil in skin care like most oils, it is composed of phospholipids and glycolipids, and these are natural constituents of healthy-looking skin and are good hydrating agents.

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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