Blueberry NECTA®


Upcycled active blueberry oil


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

INCI name: 

Vaccinium Myrtillus (Blueberry) Seed oil


  • Full Circle

Upcycled cosmetic ingredients

Full Circle develops innovative and sustainable ingredients that are made entirely from nutrient-rich plant-based leftovers. 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.

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.


  • 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


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.