Bases for Cosmetic Products

Italian olive tree: an extraordinary font of precious raw material for cosmetic applications.

The strong demand for cosmetic products containing traditional olive derivatives is due to the emollient, softening, anti-reddening, sebum restructuring and photo-protective properties of the oil and the anti-radical – anti-ageing properties of the phyto-complexes extracted from the leaves. An analysis of thecharacteristics of some new derivatives opens vast new potential areas of application that puts this plant of great traditions back into the lime light for its recently discovered phyto-cosmetic values.