Definitions for "Jojoba"
Not truly an oil, but an array of liquid wax esters, jojoba is extracted by crushing the seeds of the jojoba shrub, found in the deserts of North America. The brilliant liquid has amazing properties restoring moisture and repairing damaged skin. Has a longer shelf-life than most natural oils. Relatively expensive, so many manufacturers include only a tiny percentage. Pharmacopia massage oils have a very high percentage of this wonderful, precious liquid.
A remarkable gentle, liquid wax extracted from the desert jojoba shrub. Softens, smoothes and conditions skin.
jojoba oil although called an oil, it is actually a liquid plant wax from the seeds. with an indefinite shelf life and its chemical similarity to sebum, it is a valuable skin and hair care oil. rich and nourishing, it helps the desert jojoba plant retain water during drought. it not only acts as a humectant, but actually creates a protective film over the skin and hair that keeps moisture in. very effective for mature, dry, and damaged skin. does not clog pores.
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