Blueberry NECTA®

Description: 

Upcycled active blueberry oil

Benefits: 

Blue light defence, hydrating, omega-balanced, source of pro-retinol

INCI name: 

Vaccinium Myrtillus (Blueberry) Seed oil

Manufacturer: 

  • Full Circle

Full Circle develops natural, sustainable, high-performance actives that are made entirely from nutrient-rich fruit and vegetable waste. The portfolio offers forward-thinking brands a unique opportunity to create innovative formulations that make excellent use of the precious resources around us - without compromising on quality or efficacy.

  • NO NEW RESOURCES: Out to prove that the industry can thrive solely by ‘upcycling’ existing materials
  • NO SMALL PACK SURCHARGES: Reduce waste and order to your exact batch size
  • NOTHING TO LANDFILL: It’s already full enough
  • PLANT BASED: Natural products with vegan approval
  • LOW CARBON: No energy intensive chemistry 

Blueberry NECTA®: A cold-pressed oil-soluble active made from upcycled blueberry seeds

Blueberry NECTA®  is a powerful antioxidant that works as a natural shield against blue light. Thanks to its high fatty acid composition, it also supports skin’s barrier function, resulting in hydrated and nourished skin.

1kg Blueberry NECTA® contains the oil of 800,000 berries which have been diverted from waste. Any additional leftovers are then used to create Blueberry CRUSH™ exfoliant.

Properties:

  • Natural shield against blue light exposure
  • Contains beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A), a natural source of retinol
  • A natural antioxidant, providing a method of defence against free radical damage
  • Contains omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids - increased barrier function and integrity
  • High in essential skin lipids for healthy skin function and improved hydration

Benefits:

In vivo: Increased skin hydration through enhanced barrier function.

In vitro: Blue light absorption. High oleic acid content (Increased skin penetration). Antioxidant. Free radical scavenging.