Contains: vitamins, minerals, proteins, oleic, and linoleic acid.
Uses: slightly astringent, toning, fast absorption. Useful as base for oily, combination skins, acne. Tones and tightens skin, helps maintain firmness and elasticity. Helps to strengthen capillaries so might be useful against thread veins. Encourages cell regeneration, stimulates circulation.
Hazelnut Oil penetrates the skin quickly, and nourishes the skin. It has a mildly astringent action and thus is a base oil of choice for oily skin or skin with acne.
Studies in Chile have recently shown that Hazelnut Oil acts as a strong sun filter so it would be a valuable addition to a natural sunscreen.