Olvea launches natural and upcycled Grapeseed Oil

By Julia Wray 22-Feb-2022

The skin and hair care ingredient is a by-product of the wine industry

Olvea launches natural and upcycled Grapeseed Oil

Olvea has added Grapeseed Oil (Vitis vinifera) to its line-up of vegetable oils and butters for cosmetics.

The upcycled ingredient is derived from wine production, which generates a by-product called grape pomace. This solid (usually discarded) product contains the seeds from which the oil can be extracted.

COSMOS approved and 100% natural according to ISO 16128, the oil’s highly functional properties make it a great addition to skin and hair care formulations, according to Olvea.

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The beauty world is witnessing growing demand for upcycled ingredients generally, with the drinks industry increasingly getting in on the act.