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Urucum Oleic Extract

$ 7.00

Urucum - (Bixa orellana)

  • Part of the plant used: ground seeds.

  • Base: refined sunflower oil (60%).

  • Country of origin: Brazil.

  • Culture: wild harvested.

  • Appearance: orange to red liquid. Our latest batch is lighter than the picture.

  • Smell: earthy.

  • Touch: thin, absorbs fast.

Urucum is a little fruit that produces red seeds, they have been used by many indigenous populations as medicine and as a dye for skin and clothing for thousands of years.

In Brazil it is commonly used as a tanning oil.

It does offer some sun protection but it is indicated for already darker skin types. You skin will look darker upon application. 

It can be used direct on skin, mixed with lotions, tanning oils and sunscreens or to make after sun care balms and lotions. It can also be used on dark hair types giving it a natural red tone.

TAN RESPONSIBLY! It will stain light fabric.

*The Amazonian butters and oils have been tested by generations of rainforest's indigenous and ribeirinho people. They are used for cooking, baking, healing, moisturizing and protecting against the elements.

When we consume Amazonia's sustainable, non-timber-products, we give the local people an alternative to logging and farming which are the two largest responsible factors of the deforestation of such an important ecosystem.

Rainforest Chica's products are wild harvested or ethically farmed. With constant focus on sustainability and fair treatment of harvester, farmers, transporters and producers.

Product for cosmetic use only, not suited for human consumption!

This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Warnings: Avoid contact with eyes, do not ingest. In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with water, call physician if irritation persists. Keep out of reach of children.

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