Velvet soft skin
Rich in vitamin A and minerals, apricots produce a velvety oil that softens and seals in moisture. This protective oil is obtained by cold-pressing the stones of apricots, releasing the oil from the kernels inside. The oil is chiefly composed of oleic acid and linoleic acid, both of which are unsaturated fats beneficial for the skin. It is similar to almond oil.
Apricot kernel oil is pressed from the kernels of the Prunus armeniaca (apricot). Apricot kernels have an oil content of 40-50%. In T’eo solid deodorant, apricot kernel oil also helps to stick deodorant powders onto the skin, and keep absorbing excess sweat comfortably throughout the day. The apricot tree (Prunus armeniaca) is widely cultivated in the Northern Hemisphere. Thought to have originated In China and South East Asia, it then spread to Armenia and Europe. The tree is said to have come to England during the reign of King Henry VIII.