Sunflower Oil

Sunflower oil has a light texture and is pleasant to use. It contains vitamins A, C, D, and E, a high linoleic acid content, and few saturated fatty acids. This oil is easily absorbed and can be used on all skin types. Many soap makers use sunflower oil as a less expensive alternative to olive oil. When using sunflower oil in soap making, be sure to blend it with other more saturated fats and oils for a quicker saponification.

  • INCI Name: Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
  • Extraction Method: Cold Expeller Pressed
  • Shelf Life: 1 Year
  • NaOH SAP Value: 0.136 (converted to ounces)
  • KOH SAP Value: 0.191 (converted to ounces)

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