Whether you’re a night owl or an early bird, a natural night cream should have a permanent place on your bathroom shelf. An avocado face cream can be your secret weapon to waking up with healthy skin.
Our Avocado Pear Nourishing Night Cream is globally loved. And for good reason! It’s clinically proven to reduce skin dryness by 85%*. It’s the avocado oil that elevates this dream avocado face cream to legendary status.
Read on to find out the incredible benefits of avocado oil for skin...
What is avocado oil?
Avocado oil is extracted from the pulp of the fruit, not the seed. We source ours from the sun-drenched environment of New Zealand’s North Island. It’s an edible oil, and a clean and nourishing ingredient for skincare. To us, avocado oil is quite simply “Green Gold.”
So what are the skin benefits of this wonderful oil?
It’s rich in antioxidants
Antioxidants help protect skin from the effects of free radical damage. Free radicals are the nasties which can speed up the signs of aging in your skin.
Avocado oil contains many antioxidants. It's packed full of Vitamin C. It also contains vitamin A. Plus, it has vitamins B, D, E, and K. Vitamins a-plenty!
What’s more, avocado oil contains a component called lutein. This helps to absorbs and filter UV light, offering protection from sun damage.
It's no wonder, then, that avocado oil is used in anti-aging skincare. It's why we include it in our anti-aging eye cream, Kiwi Seed Oil Eye Cream.
It's full of essential fatty acids
This wonderful oil is full of beta-carotene, proteins, lecithin, and fatty acids. These fatty acids have been shown to reduce inflammation and sun-damaged skin.
Avocado oil also has high levels of plant compounds called phytosterols. These mimic cholesterol, helping to prevent moisture loss in skin. With anti-inflammatory properties, they even help to rejuvenate tired and stressed skin.
We source our organic avocado oil from New Zealand nature. It’s free from toxins and nasties, so the skin benefits of avocado oil are preserved.
It moisturises skin
This super-powered oil floods the skin with moisture. It's used in moisturisers for dry skin because it makes skin beautifully dewy and supple.
Avocado oil doesn't just moisturise and protect dry skin. It also replenishes skin that needs hydration, making it natural skincare for dehydrated skin.
It can help boost collagen
Avocado oil’s secret ingredient is sterolin. This is a natural steroid that triggers the production of collagen. Collagen is essential in helping protect the skin from wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots. It’s the protein that makes skin plump and youthful!
Sterolin works together with the fatty acids and vitamins in avocado oil. The result: skin feels plumper and more radiant. It's not surprising, then, that we use avocado oil in our best-selling avocado face cream.
It penetrates skin
Avocado oil is one of the most deeply penetrating oils. It’s rapidly absorbed, so it soaks into the skin at rest, delivering immediate benefits.
It balances skin
Avocado oil helps to balance and regulate your skin's natural sebum production. That makes it effective for both oily skin and dry skin. It’s also suitable for sensitive skin conditions.
How do we use avocado oil in Antipodes® skincare?
We use this dream oil in many of our products because of the incredible skin benefits of avocado oil.
In nourishing facial oils, like Divine Face Oil Avocado & Rosehip Oil.
With the combined benefits of avocado and rosehip oil for face, it’s intensely hydrating.
In eye creams, like Kiwi Seed Oil Eye Cream.
Avocado oil helps to soften fine lines around the delicate under-eye area.
In moisturisers, like Vanilla Pod Hydrating Day Cream.
A light day cream with avocado oil provides daily moisture.
In a natural night cream, like Avocado Pear Nourishing Night Cream.
Every jar of this luxe avocado face cream features potent levels of avocado oil. It also contains moisturising manuka honey. Meanwhile, calendula oil from marigold petals is known for its healing properties. Vinanza Grape® is a powerful antioxidant extract. All ingredients that nourish the skin!
Best of all, it's not just an anti-aging night cream for dry skin. Most skin types will happily drink in the moisture.
Discover the benefits of avocado oil for skin in Avocado Pear Nourishing Night Cream.
*Eight-week independent clinical studies involving 10 women (2012): Avocado Pear Nourishing Night Cream: Clinically shown to reduce wrinkle depth by 22%, and reduce dryness by 85.7%.