Organizing Oils by Fatty Acid Family

Organizing Oils by Fatty Acid Family

The world of oils is vast and varied, for that reason I am always trying to organize them in my mind, to help me know what to reach for when developing a new formula. I have several ways of studying the oils, but possibly the best way to organize them is by the...
Fatty Acid Families

Fatty Acid Families

We all come from families, fatty acids do too! These fatty acid families and associations are helpful when learning the differences. Fatty Acid Families of Oils carbon-chain Oils and fats fall into families characterized by the degree of saturation of the oils in the...
Guide to Carrier Oils

Guide to Carrier Oils

With so many carrier oils available, sometimes the hardest part of a project is finding the right one. But if you break down the oils into types, you can narrow down your search. All carrier oils belong to the class of oils called lipid oils. And these oils are all...