Oils

Welcome to The Wild Cauldron!  Why so many choices??  Well, different things work better with different skin types.  The great thing about small batch processing, is it allows us a lot more flexibility to customize a product just for you.

Oils have comedogenic ratings.  A rating of 0 will not clog pores, where a rating of 5 is more likely to clog pores.

We offer
Apricot Kernel Oil – 2
Avocado Oil – 2
Babassu Oil – 1
Black Currant Seed Oil – 2
Coconut Oil – 4
Evening Primrose – 2
Fractionated Coconut Oil (MCT) – 2
Grapeseed Oil – 2
Hazelnut Oil – 1
Hemp Seed Oil – 0
Jojoba Oil – 2
Meadowfoam Seed Oil – 1
Moringa Oil – 3
Neem Oil – 1
Pumpkin Seed Oil – 2
Safflower Oil – 0
Sunflower Oil – 0
Sweet Almond Oil – 2
Tamanu Oil – 2
Walnut Seed Oil – 2

Still with me?  Good!  Here’s what you need to know about the oils!

Apricot Kernel Oil is a light, emollient of oil high in oleic and linoleic acids.  It is light and readily absorbed into the skin.  Apricot Kernel Oil is recommended for combination, dry and mature skin types.

Avocado Oil is an intensive, rich, restorative and softening oil great for eczema, psoriasis and diaper rash.  It is used for its softening, protective properties on the skin and promotes cell regeneration.  It is excellent for mature, undernourished, dry, fragile skin with possible effects of sun damage.  It helps to increase hydration in the upper layers of skin and improves elasticity.  Avocado oil can be used for all skin types, highly recommended for dry and aging skin.

Babassu Oil is packed with vitamin E, antioxidants and fatty acids with a high concentration of lauric acid which offers anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. With all the goodness packed in this oil, it is great for preventing acne, relieving dry and itchy skin irritation, and reducing inflammation from bug bites and rashes.  Recommended for most skin types.

Black Currant Seed Oil (combined with Vitamin E to prevent oxidation) is noted for its anti-aging, moisturizing and restructuring properties as high GLA oils contribute to skin elasticity. Recommended for dry and sensitive skin types.

Coconut Oil has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that are thought to be great for acne due to its high lauric acid and capric acid content.  It also aids in the relief of eczema because of its hydration capabilities.  Keeping your skin hydrated can preserve its function as a barrier to keep out bacteria, promote the healing of scars and maintain overall skin integrity.  Coconut oil is not recommended for oily or sensitive skin types.

Evening Primrose Oil is cold pressed from seeds and is noted as a rich source of GLA.  GLA rich oils are used for dry skin conditions, eczema, psoriasis and aging skin. 

Fractionated Coconut Oil is an effective skin moisturizer loaded with antioxidants and is quickly absorbed into the skin to hydrate and enrich, without feeling greasy.

Grapeseed Oil is obtained from cold pressing the organic seed.  It is easily absorbed into the skin, hypoallergenic and great for all skin types.

Hazelnut Oil keeps the skin hydrated, while Vitamin E helps improve skin elasticity, making it look firm and supple.  The high vitamin E and fatty acid content in hazelnut oil can help increase hydration in the outermost layer of the skin. Good for all skin types, especially sensitive and acne prone.

Hemp Seed Oil is made from cold pressing the seed.  It is recommended to blend with a lighter oil.  The rejuvenating and moisturizing nature of hemp seed oil is thought to help eczema, psoriasis and dry skin.  Hemp Seed oil is also thought to reduce skin inflammation and lesions.

Jojoba softens and conditions skin.  It is excellent used as a body moisturizer on slightly damp skin after showering.  Jojoba is used to relieve the symptoms of psoriasis.

Meadowfoam Seed Oil is moisturizing and antioxidant rich. Meadowfoam seed oil is slightly waxy and closely resembles human sebum. When used in skin care, it naturally helps your skin to effectively form a barrier to lock in moisture and deliver nutrients deep into your epidermis Good for mostly oily, acne-prone and sensitive skin types.

Moringa Oil is extremely rich in phytonutrients. This nutrient-dense oil is famous for its anti-aging properties. It is extremely effective in counteracting the ill effects of pollution on your skin. Good for dry and combination skin.

Neem Oil is cold pressed from the seed.  It has strong antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties. It is thought to be beneficial for treating eczema and psoriasis.

Pumpkin Seed Oil is considered to provide moisturizing properties to dry skin due to its high levels of Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids.  It is great for most skin types.

Safflower Seed Oil contains vitamin E, powerful antioxidants to combat free radicals, and significant moisturizing capabilities. Safflower Seed Oil has a myriad of benefits and this ingredient can truly handle a variety of skin problems. 

Sunflower Seed Oil is a nourishing, regenerative oil high in oleic and linoleic acids.  Contains antioxidants, lecithin, unsaturated fatty acids, Vitamin A, C, D & E, carotenoids and waxes. Great for dry, damaged or mature skin.

Sweet Almond Oil is one of the most widely used oils in aromatherapy and cosmetic formulations. It is useful for dry skin and can relieve itching.

Tamamu Oil has anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants, in addition to Vitamin E. It is great for most skin types, especially scarred/sensitive.

Walnut Oil is very high in Vitamin C which is thought to aid in the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines by supplying the skin with nutrients and vitamins. Great for most skin types.