Grape Seed Oil



Grape Seed Oil description

Emollient, non-fragrant plant oil derived from the seeds of grapes. This plant oil has strong antioxidant properties and its low saturation gives it a thinner texture and less greasy feel compared to highly saturated oils such as coconut.

Grape Seed Oil references

  • Nutrition and Metabolic Insights, August 2016, pages 59-64
  • Food Chemistry, September 2011, pages 391-399
  • Archives of Dermatological Research, March 2010, pages 71-83

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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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