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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

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 expansion of Sundial's collection fits into an emerging trend in beauty that is furthering the mixing of multicultural products with traditional, mainstream ones--in particular the growing appeal of hair products infused with oils, such as coconut, argan, olive, jojoba and tea tree, all of which have not been uncommon ingredients for women with textured hair but are now becoming increasingly popular with women across the board.
New Delhi [India], Sep 26 ( ANI ): The popularity of jojoba oil for skin and hair has grown over the past few years.
Jojoba plant has a good economic potential due to its seeds containing a liquid wax used in medicine, plastic industry and cosmetics (Jacoboni and Standarti, 1987).
Keywords: Gamma Rays; Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis); Oil yield; Chemical composition
Another substance with exfoliating properties is jojoba beads (also known as jojoba esters) derived from jojoba oil.
Because sebum is also a mixture of wax mono esters that is also a major part of jojoba oil.
The farm purchase represents a substantial investment, allowing Vantage to further expand its organic jojoba growing capabilities--potentially more than quadrupling its organic seed production in Arizona.
Unveiled by Camelicious at the Beauty World Middle East 2016 Exhibition this week in Dubai, the shampoo - called Camellure - is made of multivitamins and oils of argan and jojoba too.
The magic cream is formulated with essences from eight flowers; Immortelle, Ylang-Ylang, Patchouli, Neroli, Rose, Lavender, Jasmine and Iris teamed with shea butter, tapioca, jojoba oil, macadamia oil, avocado oil, sunflower oil, cranberry seed, date seed and vitamins C and E.
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wheat germ and jojoba oils to make your skin softer.