Description: Sweet Almond Carrier Oil is an excellent emollient and is known for its ability to soften and re-condition the skin. It is rich in proteins, Olein Glyceride Linoleic Acid, and Vitamin D, and is considered extremely nourishing to the skin through moisturization - particularly when used regularly. It can be used to soothe dry skin and irritated areas. Massage therapists should note that it can stain sheets.
Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow liquid.
Aromatic Description: Sweet Almond Carrier Oil has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils.
Common Uses: Almond Sweet Carrier Oil is used in natural skin-care products, and by massage therapists.
Consistency: Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils
Absorption: Absorbs into skin at average speed, slight oil feeling left on skin.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for current Best Before Date.
Cautions: None Known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.
IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.
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Rating: This is a really nice oil in body butters, creams, and slaves. However, it's slightly thicker than some other oils I've purchased before. It has a faint "refined oil" smell but nothing too difficult to cover up.
By:Saba, Edmonton, Alberta
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Jul-2014
Rating: Great versatil carrier oil, wonderful for my moisturizers and eyelash serum. What a great value and wonderful texture, thank you!
By:Mary Anne, St. Hubert, Quebec
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 08-Jul-2016
Rating: I mixed this with a few drops of frankincense for a relaxing massage. A little goes a long way and I really like this carrier oil. I will order this one again :)
By:Amy, London, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 01-Oct-2016
Rating: This oil is wonderful for a massage oil. I mixed some frankincense EO with the almond oil. My hubby said "It is very soothing". Great additive to the M&P Goat's Milk Soap as well. Love the price too-Thanks!
By:Amy, London, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 01-Oct-2016
Rating: I love this oil! Very nourishing! I use it for almost everything.
By:Long, Calgary, Alberta
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Oct-2016
Rating: Nice smooth texture and I have purchased this product multiple times. Would love if there was an organic version!
Rating: I add this oil to my shea butter which gives it a soft, creamy texture. I use this mixture everyday and the added almond oil makes my skin feel very soft. It also helps heal chapped lips during the winter season.
Rating: This oil has been used to make lip balms and my very favourite whipped body butter. The smell is faint and when combined with cocoa the two together smell so good you want to eat what you're making.
I've also used to make a shaving "lotion" for my husband and in a cream for my baby boy.
I highly recommend buying this product - the quantity, quality and versatility of its many uses make this purchase well worth your time & money.
By:Jennifer, Edmonton, Alberta
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Jan-2013
Rating: This oil is amazing. I love using a few drops of it just at the ends of my hair. Great as a massage oil with some lavender for babies and older children. My 3 love it!
Rating: I love this oil. I mix in essential oils and sea salt and it makes a great body scrub and the oil absorbs really well into my skin. It's good stuff :)
By:Danielle, Surrey, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Apr-2010
Rating: The quality and price are exceptional. I make a blend of oils including this to create a non-greasy carrier for some of my Spa Oils.
By:Jefa, Calgary, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Jun-2006
Rating: Absolutely wonderful on my baby's skin - he has eczema, and this is perfect for him!
By:Melina, Edmonton, Alberta
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 23-Oct-2010
Rating: Real nice oil for body bars, and massage oils! Will buy again!!
By:Leeann, Grand Valley, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 25-May-2008
Rating: A great oil to use for bath bombs, not to mention a great skin softener.
By:Marilyn, Newmarket, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 11-Jan-2010
Rating: I use this oil in my bath bombs and people (including myself!) just love the way it softens their skin and moisturizes. It's such a light oil that it leaves skin moist but not greasy feeling. Two thumbs up and 5 stars!
Rating: This is a great oil. Fantastic price. It is lovely in my CP soaps. Thanks NDA for another superior product. I will be buying more!
By:Shannon, Comox, British Columbia
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 29-Mar-2009
Rating: This fresh oil is a need in creams and soaps. Its use is very versatile, as some people use it in massage. See how you can use it, but don't miss it ! Once again, the price is very good for such a product.
Huile fraïche et versatile. Peut être utilisée dans la savonnerie, dans les barres de massage (certains l'utilisent tel quel en massage, en y ajoutant une huile essentielle. Le prix, encore une fois, est fantastique !
By:Louise, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 25-Feb-2006
Rating: This is a great oil. I use in in ayurveda for vata dosha. it is also beautiful in cosmetics as a base oil. such a good price too - though i wish it was also suitable for internal use!
By:Heidi, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 01-Jul-2009
Rating: This oil is lovely for a facial oil. I have normal/oily skin and it isn't too heavy.
Rating: Great product, I use it in my lip balms and skin cream, and makes a superior soap. It is easily saponified and produces a very mild soap with a nice lather. And your skin will love it!!Great price, too.
Rating: I love it and the price I use this in my lip balms and people love it.
By:Mark, Sydney, Nova Scotia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Dec-2008
Rating: I use this oil for massages for clients with dry, itchy skin, and recommend it alone as a moisturizer.
By:Tracey, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Jan-2007
Rating: I am pleasantly surprised by the quality and price of this oil! Sweet Almond is a very versatile oil to use in CP soaps and beauty products. Its light texture does not aggravate acne and it sinks into the skin very quickly. I will definitely be buying this oil in the future!
By:Christine, Burnaby, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 30-Nov-2008
Rating: Fantastic, light oil - wonderful for massage. Very fast delivery - my first order. I will definately be back for more.
Rating: I was looking for oil mild enough and appropriate for babies and toddlers.
My daughter has very gentle sensitive skin, and this turned out to be the perfect massage oil
for her. Not only it soothes and moisturizes it actually removes irritations due to oil's inherent qualities.
Love the oil, the quality and of course, the price. Thanks ND!
By:Yulia, Newmarket, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 17-May-2006
Rating: Good quality. Very light and doesn't leave a greasy feeling. Very wonderful on the skin.
By:Dawn, Calgary, Alberta
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Feb-2007
Rating: Absolutely LOVE the price for the quantity and quality. Best price I've found. The shipping isn't as bad as I thought it would. Enjoying all of the natural benefits when added to my hand soaps, bath soaps and conditioner. It works amazingly.
By:Maggie, North York, Ontario
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 06-Mar-2007
Rating: Best price hands down! I find it to be less greasy than other SWOs I've tried before. Perfect for all beauty care needs.
By:Stephanie, Burlington, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 21-Nov-2006
Rating: Sweet Almond oil is a great oil for the hair and skin. It is not too oily. It has a soft silky feel that leaves your hair and skin moisturized.
Rating: I have compared prices and New Directions beats them all- while still maintaining a high quality product!
By:Heather, Ottawa, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 11-Dec-2005
Rating: Almond sweet virgin is more pleasant in my opinion that fractionated coconut, yet it is still cheaper. The only advantages of using fractionated coconut may be the fact that less people will complain of possible allergic reactions to products with which it is made. This is an excellent product if you're not allergic to almonds. it is actually scentless.
By:Sherif, Scarborough, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 27-Jul-2006
Rating: A very high quality Sweet virgin almond oil. This oil is a wonderful addition to soaps and skin care products. The consistent quality of products from New Directions make me very confident to try new things.
By:Trudy, Warkworth, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Jun-2006
Rating: A great carrier oil, Sweet Almond oil is a wonderful addition to body butter, lip balms, soaps and other b&b items. Can't beat the price!
By:Lindsay, Pickering, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 07-Mar-2006
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Customers may purchase products from New Directions Aromatics Inc. only with the clear understanding that all products must be used at their own discretion, and only after referring to the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).
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As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.
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Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).