INCI Name: Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil
Safflower oil has one of the highest linoleic acid (70%) contents of all oils. Safflower is another unsaturated base oil, so it could be successfully used in combination with Palm Oil, Coconut Oil, or a similar oil of your choice. It is valuable for its moisturizing properties and used most commonly in soaps, lotions, creams, and massage oils.
It is a natural emollient and soothes bruises and other skin irritations. Safflower Oil is a light, odorless, flavorless, and colorless cold-pressed oil made from white seeds of the safflower plant. Safflower Oil is widely recognized and used for it's moisturizing properties. Safflower oil is also quite mild, as well as light, colorless, and odorless. The Safflower is from the same family as the sunflower.
Many Soap Makers generally mix Safflower Oil with other Carrier Oils / Base Oils in their Soap Making recipes. Safflower Oil is commonly used in Cold & Hot Process Soap, as well as lotions and scrubs.
Safflower Oil keeps best in dark, cool places. Be sure to seal Safflower Oil tightly after use.