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jojoba

a shrub or small tree of SW North America, Simmondsia californica, that has edible seeds containing a valuable oil used in cosmetics
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jojoba

Grows 3-7 ft (1-3m) Grey-green oval-shaped opposite waxy leaves. Small greenish-yellow flowers. The hard bean seed is more that 54% oil content, a liquid wax, which is not digestible by humans (laxative), but makes a great skin lotion because it closely resembles human sebum, and is used for dry, chapped skin, dandruff, psoriasis, and is said to make hair grow.

jojoba

[hō′hō·bə]
(agriculture)
Simmondsia californica. A shrub adapted to the arid portions of the southwestern United States and Mexico; liquid extracted from the seed may be used as a substitute for sperm oil.
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The collection's key ingredients include jojoba oil to deeply hydrate to help resist breakage caused by swelling and shrinking as hair gets wet; ucuuba butter that's rich in fast-absorbing fatty acids to support elasticity and improve manageability; and carrot seed oil to moisturize the hair and scalp to promote overall hair health and shine, according to Sundial.
Jojoba oil is actually a liquid wax that forms around the seeds of the plant.
Jojoba oil is the best organic oil that can be safely used in hair mostly used with damaged hair like dandruff etc.
INGREDIENTS: 10ml jojoba oil, 7 drops ylang-ylang oil, 6 drops cedar oil, 3 drops geranium oil, 4 drops orange oil, 2 drops vanilla abstract.
Glide agents deliver an even coating, while jojoba oil, glycerin and palm oil impart a creamy texture.
Between You & Me Lipsticks hand-crafted with rich Cupuacu and Murumuru butters, Jojoba oil, French lavender essential oil and sweet orange, $6.
While all products are tear free, soap free, hypoallergenic and pH balanced, they are also enriched with natural emollients, Vitamin E, chamomile, eucalyptus & honeysuckle extracts, Jojoba Oil, Shea Butter, the healing elixir squalane, herbs essence, green tea and aloe extracts.
NATIO MINERAL LIP COLOUR IN RICH PLUM (pounds 11) Packed with goodies such as jojoba oil and bees wax, this is conditioning for the lips and is a slightly purple shade which can double up for day.
Natio Mineral Lip Colour in Rich Plum (pounds 11) Verdict: Packed with goodies such as jojoba oil and bees wax, this is conditioning for the lips and is a slightly purple shade which can double up for day.
These scrubs are essentially just sugar and jojoba oil, so there's no magic ingredient but they really do help to exfoliate any dry skin and leave your lips silky smooth.
What's Best: Tathaastu has a delicious sounding body scrub, Yummy Chocolate ( Rs 1,499 for 250 gms), which is a mix of jojoba oil, cocoa powder, brown sugar and a blend of essential oils.
The marshmallow and aloe shampoo moisturises and smooths the hair shaft while the jojoba oil conditions and reduces frizz.