Personal care oils at a glance

The table below gives a brief overview of the personal care oils available. Please click on each oil for further information or use our product search to find a suitable oil for your needs by searching either by application or by the required property.


Seatons Alpine Apple Seed Oil Discover the benefits of Seatons alpine apple seed oil in your formulations. This oil is a good source of both oleic and linoleic fatty acids making it highly moisturising, nourishing and a great addition to a wide variety of personal care formulations. Alpine apple seed oil is produced by crushing the seeds of ripe alpine apples, which are then refined, bleached and deodorised to give a clear pale yellow oil.   Read More »»
Seatons Apricot Kernel Oil Seatons apricot kernel oil is a good source of vitamins A and E plus it contains essential fatty acids. Seatons apricot kernel oil is extracted from the inner fleshy part of the stones of apricots (Prunus armenica) and is further refined to give a light yellow oil. The apricot tree is related to the almond tree and consequently the two oils are very similar.
Seatons Arachis Oil Seatons arachis oil is also known as peanut oil and groundnut oil. It can be used in sunscreen and after sun preparations as well as products for normal and dry skin types.
Seatons Argan Oil Seatons argan oil is obtained via traditional methods from the nut kernels of the fruit of the argan (Argania spinosa) tree. It has been used for centuries for the care of skin, hair and nails, where it helps to soften, strengthen, moisturise and protect. It is also said to have a regenerating effect thus helping the appearance of stretch marks and enhancing skin healing.   Read More »»
Seatons Avocado Oil Seatons avocado oil is a rich, fast penetrating oil that is highly moisturising for dry skin and can help to improve skin elasticity. It is particularly useful for skin and body care lotions such as bath lotions, moisturisers and soaps. This oil is highly moisturising and nourishes dry and dehydrated skin while helping to improve skin elasticity.
Seatons Babassu Oil Seatons babassu oil has a melting point close to human skin temperature and is applied to the skin to impart softness and natural lustre. It can be used in a wide variety of personal care applications including skin care creams, lipsticks and sun care products. Seatons babassu oil is obtained from the kernels of the babassu palm tree (Orbignya oleifera).
Seatons Beeswax In personal care products Seatons beeswax is used as a thickening agent, emulsifier and humectant. It has wonderful emollient with soothing and softening properties and helps the skin retain moisture.   Read More »»
Seatons Brazil Nut Oil Seatons Brazil nut oil is produced from the brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa). Seatons Brazil nut oil is light in both texture and aroma, yet it is extremely nourishing and moisturising. Excellent for inclusion into a wide variety of skin care products.
Seatons Buriti Oil Seatons buriti oil is rich in oleic acid (>70%) and beta-carotene, a natural antioxidant known for its ability to renew cells. When used in skin care formulations it can help to nourish, moisturise and repair the epidermis and improve the elasticity of mature, dry and sensitive skin on the face, hands and body.
Seatons Camellia Seed Oil Seatons camellia seed oil comes from the plant Camellia oleifera that grows in the mountains of South East Asia. This oil is also known as teaseed oil. Seatons camellia oil possesses a unique active constituent known as squalene, which is an important component of the skin’s natural emollient system and a deficiency of squalene can result in dry skin and premature ageing, resulting in wrinkles and sagging skin.
Seatons Carnauba Wax Carnauba wax is a prominent ingredient in personal care formulations including lipsticks, eyeliners, mascara, eye shadows, foundations, blushers, skin care preparations and sun care preparations.   Read More »»
Seatons Castor Oil An excellent emollient ideal for use in lipsticks, zinc and castor oil creams and clear soaps.
Seatons Cherry Kernel Oil A light, moisturising oil rich in vitamins, natural antioxidants and also containing eleostearic acid. Ideal for use in facial and baby care formulations, bath oils and as an aromotherapy massage oil.
Seatons Chia Seed Oil Seatons chia seed oil is produced from Chia seeds (Salvia hispanica), which are grown mainly in Argentina, Bolivia and Ecuador. Chia seed oil is one of nature’s richest vegetarian source of Omega 3 fatty acids and can be used in lip balms, face serums, hair conditioners, eye creams and more. The oil leaves a silky soft feeling on the skin and has a pleasant smell.   Read More »»
Seatons Cocoa Butter A relatively hard butter which softens at body temperature and adds a thick, rich and creamy consistency to creams, lotions and soaps. It offers soothing and moisturising properties to formulators.   Read More »»
Seatons Coconut Oil A solid at room temperature, this oil has a light texture ideal for skin and hair products for sensitive skins.
Seatons Cranberry Seed Oil An emollient oil, rich in essential fatty acids and vitamin E which can help condition skin and help reduce ageing effects.   Read More »»
Seatons Jojoba Oil Seatons jojoba oil is extracted by cold pressing the beans of the perennial shrub jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis), which is cultivated in North America and Egypt. The chemical composition of Seatons jojoba oil closely resembles that of skin’s sebum. It is therefore highly penetrative and enhances the skins natural suppleness and elasticity. It is suitable for oily and sensitive skin types and beneficial for acne conditions. Also an ideal choice for hair care products.
Seatons Lemon Seed Oil A moisturising oil with a balanced fatty acid profile produced from the cold pressing of lemon seeds.   Read More »»
Seatons Lime Seed Oil Rich in essential fatty acids, lime seed oil gives emollient and protective properties to skin care products.   Read More »»
Seatons Linseed Oil Rich in ALA, this oil is nourishing to the skin and helps smooth, soften and heal.
Seatons Macadamia Oil Seatons macadamia oil is the oil extracted from the nuts of the macadamia tree (Macadamia ternifolia). Seatons macadamia oil is unique in that it contains a high percentage of palmitoleic acid. It is a highly emollient oil and is a good conditioning agent for dry and mature skin. It is easily absorbed into the skin and promotes skin suppleness.
Seatons Maize Oil A highly moisturising oil which can be used in a wide range of personal care applications.
Seatons Olive Oil A gentle oil rich in oleic acid which can be used in formulations for all skin types. An excellent skin softener. Can also be used in hair care formulations.
Seatons Passion Fruit Seed Oil Rich in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids and a light texture, this oil is has a number of desirable properties including anti-inflammatory, soothing and relaxant.
Seatons Pomegranate Seed Oil A moisturising and nourishing oil containing over 60% punicic acid which gives the oil anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties.   Read More »»
Seatons Prickly Pear Seed Oil The protective qualities of the prickly pear are reflected in the rich, moisturising properties of Seatons prickly pear seed oil. The seeds are carefully removed from the ripe fruit and processed to give an oil that will add a protective layer to the driest of skin. This exotic oil is rich in linoleic acid and is deeply moisturising. It penetrates very easily into the epidermis and gives a velvety feel making it an ideal addition to a wide variety of skin care formulations.   Read More »»
Seatons Rapeseed Oil A moisturising and cost effective oil suitable for use in bath oils, skin care and sun care products.
Seatons Rice Bran Oil Rich in gamma oryzanol this oil is an excellent moisturiser giving soothing protection to skin.
Seatons Rice Bran Wax Rice bran wax is a hard glossy yellow wax which can be used as a replacement for carnauba wax. It has uses in personal care products including lipsticks, lip balms, suncare, creams and lotions where it acts as a thickener.   Read More »»
Seatons Rosehip Oil Seatons rosehip oil has skin healing, regenerating and rejuvenating properties. This leads to its use in personal care products for problem or ageing skin.
Seatons Safflower Oil Excellent skin penetration properties lead to its use as a moisturising agent. It is also rich in linoleic acid.
Seatons Sesame Seed Oil An excellent emollient and skin softener that can be used in moisturising creams and massage preparations.
Seatons Shea Nut Butter Skin soothing and replenishing, this solid oil offers protection to dry, cracked skin. It can also used in soaps.   Read More »»
Seatons Soyabean Oil A good base oil for skin and hair care products giving moisturising and smoothing properties at a cost-effective price.
Seatons Sunflower Oil A cost effective emollient oil suitable for massage base oils and face and body products.
Seatons Sweet Almond Oil Widely used as a skin conditioning agent due to its penetrating, smoothing and softening properties.
Seatons Wheat Germ Oil Its high level of vitamin E leads to uses in vitamin E creams, which improve the complexion of the skin.