BOTANICAL NAME: Simmondsia sinensis
DESCRIPTION: Jojoba is a perennial shrub or small tree that grows in the arid and semi-dry desert regions of southern California, southern Arizona and northern Mexico. Its unique make-up of pure monounsaturated liquid wax esters consisting of long chains of fatty acids and alcohols makes jojoba a golden liquid wax rather than an oil. Native Americans have used jojoba for its healing properties for centuries. The Pueblo tribe, native to Mexico and southwestern U.S.A used the wax from the crushed seeds for their hair and skin. Jojoba plants have been grown commercially since 1979. Jojoba wax in its fully hydrogenated form is referred to as Jojoba beads. Jojoba beads are perfectly spherical in shape and are odourless and colourless. They are perfect exfoliators as they are gentle on the skin and are effective without being abrasive. The beads are 100% biodegradable.
FOUND IN: Petal Purity Exfoliating Facial Cleanser