What makes Jojoba so unique compared to other seed oils is that it is structurally and chemically very similar to the human sebum produced by the sebaceous glands in our skin. In most cases, it can act as a substitute while giving similar or added benefits compared to sebum. It has anti-fungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties and is very easily absorbed by the outer skin. It even helps prevent hair loss and acne! I use it on my skin after showering and massage it into my scalp.
Posted by sweetheart on April 19 2010 | Verified Purchase
I use jojoba oil every day. I mix it into facial cleanser, add a drop or two in my hair conditioner, use it as a moisturizer and so on. However I no longer purchase NOW brand because the last bottle I ordered was not good anymore: the oil had a very weird chemical-like smell. I switched to Aura Cacia jojoba oil which also is organic but has no bad smell. I would also like these oils to be stored in glass bottles: plastic dissolves in oil and gets to your skin. Not very happy about that...
Posted by Health-Is-Wealth on September 17 2013 | Verified Purchase
This is not expensive and will last a while. However - it irritated my skin so gave it to a friend - they agree with other reviewers re good for skin/hair. If this review was helpful to you, please click YES below - thank you. For reviews of all the products I have purchased from iHerb, please click my username above.
Posted by iHerb Customer on July 4 2017 | Verified Purchase
I should have received this order on June 20th, but it has only arrived today. The oil has a 2019 expiry date which is good. It would be better if this oil was in a dark plastic bottle as it is sensitive to light. My review is not as positive because the experience with iherb has been terrible and I wil l never buy anthing off this site again. Their online chat system is a joke, it took over 25 minutes to communicate with a 'person' about why my order was so late. Since then I have had many emails back and forth and none of their employees have been helpful.
Posted by iHerb Customer on May 31 2015 | Verified Purchase
I used to buy this oil in bulk for my hair. I have coerce curly hair and, previously, it worked wonders on it. My hair went silky soft and beautiful, as never before. Last two times I bought it, the smell of the oil was strange. My hair/skull would start smelling pretty awful the very next day. Like, very-very-very bad.. But it wasn't like that before. I had to stop using it for that new (pardon me, but that's the only way to describe it) almost throw-up smell of it. I wonder if anyone else has noticed the same. I would love to get back to using it, but not until the formula gets back to its previous level. I wonder if anyone else has noticed it.
Posted by Nereac on March 12 2014 | Verified Purchase
A las dos semanas de abrirlo cogió un olor a rancio. He tenido aceite de jojoba de otras marcas y no me había pasado, no se si sera por el mismo aceite o por el envase pero no lo volveré a comprar.
Posted by iHerb Customer on January 25 2014 | Verified Purchase
Posted by iHerb Customer on January 11 2014 | Verified Purchase
No observo mejoría en el pelo, puede resultar igual de hidratante que cualquier aceite, el la piel para que cierra un poco los poros, pero me la deja muy grasa
Posted by iHerb Customer on December 25 2013 | Verified Purchase
too greasy on face and didn't like it.
Posted by iHerb Customer on February 9 2018 | Verified Purchase
good at moisturising but it's smell changed quite fast after opening the bottle. like it has got rotten...
Posted by iHerb Customer on June 24 2015 | Verified Purchase
not bad hair does feel softer that all...
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