Do you know that … Normally in the human sebum is contained between 10% to 14% squalene .

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Do you know that …

Normally  in the human sebum is contained between 10% to 14% squalene . But during the years its quantity  strongly reduces below 5%.That is why after that age  it is really useful to be used cosmetics that  contains squalene . The sources of squalene could be two -  plant and animal. The plant squalene is extracted from olive oil ,  besides it , some quantities squalene are found and in some animal organs – for example,  in shark’s liver. But not everything is so simple.

The squalene’s molecule  is unstable due to the presence of unsaturated links.  It oxidizes and becomes rancid . For cosmetic use it is used the stable form – squalane, which has identical  features.

Olive squalane is contained it body lotions Refan.



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