Winter is a tough time for our skin. Cold, wind, rain or dry snowy conditions outside and dry heat inside. When winter is at it’s darkest and coldest, I always reach for a few specific carrier oils to keep my skin feeling healthy.
Here’s the video
What oils are you working with this time of year? Leave a comment below
Hello Susan; when you say “protective” do you mean “occlusive”, like it will more likely sit on the surface of the skin? Otherwise what do you mean by “protective” specifically? PS: Just received my “Power of the Seed” book, thank you!
I added meadowseed foam oil to my Abyssinia oil this winter to try get a little more moisture. Living where it is regularly below zero, winter is really a hard time for skin care. Seems to be working well so far.
Nice to know. I had so much trouble when I lived in extreme weather climates years ago!
Dear Susan, Thank you for the video and the ideas, my favorite oil is rosehip seeds oil
Sweet Susan, thanks!
Thank you for all of yr wonderful info. I was wondering do you have a list where we could safely purchase good oils?
Sure try this link – I update periodically but this is the current roster
How long are the fatty acid chains of coconut oil? I have them described as “medium” , but I don’t know how many links they have.
Hi Beth, The medium length chains of carbon atoms are between 8 and 12; 8 carbons, 10 carbons and 12 carbons long. This range are the medium length fatty acid chains that melt readily at room temperature. They are saturated and so if were longer would make a more solid butter.
Canola oil is made from rape seed which is a variety of brassicas, the same species as broccoli. What is functionally the difference between the two, if both are organically grown?
Canola is a highly manipulated seed oil – it began as rape seed that was high in eurcic acid but is now mostly high in oleic acid. It is cabbage but has parted far from its original form.
Love Meadowfoam vs jojoba! I did not think I could on the face thanks. Both meadowfoam and abyssinian were put on my radar from you too…
Great tips on winter oil!
20 carbons long or more. Always good reminder Thanks
Short and sweet. I like it and I learned something new. Thank you!
Thank you! I’ve recently been wondering this very question!
Thanks so much for being so informative and sharing your knowledge! I look forward to taking another class with you.
Thank you for this information! Isn’t it interesting how many benefits come from broccoli and the cabbage family?! Will try the oil.
This was a useful video. I know broccoli seed we use for haircare but I think the scent is not so nice? I never knew about Abyssinian oil belonging to a cabbage family. I think meadow foam seed oil used to be a lot more popular back while ago but these days it’s hard to find a good supplier. Not too sure why.
Thank you. Loving the mini videos
I love meadowseed but I am going to try broccoli seed oil.
My skin loves wheatgermoil and meadowsweet at the moment, drinks it in!