Oils found in Products

The use of oils in beauty and health treatments, has been known to man for over 6000 years from the time of the bible. It was used for religious ceremonies, embalming kings, healing and perfumes.Plant based oils are beneficial for body, face and hair use. Plant oils are absorbed easily by the skin and leave it feeling soft. Commonly used plant oils in “Canaan’s” products are: avocado oil, carrot oil, coconut oil, choc ova oil, grape seed oil, sesame oil and almond oil. Therefore, in the right proportion and mix, “Canaan” has successfully created a line of facial and body products which help treat a range of problems in a pleasing and soothing manner.
Avocado Oil
The oil is extracted directly from the fruit. It is rich in vitamins A and E. It is good for mixed, normal and dry skin types, lack luster, scaly and broken skin. It lends softness to the skin. It is recommended to use during pregnancy, to nourish the skin and prevent stretch marks.
Carrot OilThis oil is extracted from the root and skin of the carrot. Rich in vitamin A. Effective and suitable for all skin types. It protects the skin from the damages of the sun, protects the cell’s membrane, prevents micro-organisms from creating diseases, helps to heal mild sores and boosts the immune system.
Coconut OilThe coconut comes from the coconut tree found in tropical climates. It is extracted from the inner lining of the pit and is particularly effective in the soothing of skin irritations and gives the skin radiance.


Jojoba OilJojoba oil has a high concentration of vitamin E, a well known anti-oxidant, nourishes the skin and protects its flexibility and moisture. It is recommended for dry and wrinkled skin.


Grape seed OilContains a high concentration of essential oils which strengthen the skin’s cells and protects them. Its light texture makes it easily absorbed and is used for soothing massage treatment and for added nourishment in moisturizing creams.


Sesame OilRich in nourishing ingredients: vitamins E and B and minerals giving shine and radiance to the skin. It generates a warming effect and helps relieve tension, aches and pains of the muscles and joints.
Almond OilA widely used, well known oil, rich in vitamins and acids, preserves the vitality of the skin. It is a common additive to creams and body oils and suits all skin types. It is absorbed easily and makes the facial and body skin more flexible and lovely.
Evening Primrose OilOil from the Night Candle plant is known as an important source of unsaturated fatty acid, especially Linoleic Acid which is essential for the formation of the cell’s membrane, controls blood pressure and acts significantly as an anti-inflammatory. It helps keep the skin looking young, healthy and supple as well as helps to maintain the skins moisture, reducing dryness.

Olive OilOlive oil is considered the finest of all oils, containing Vitamin E, an anti-oxidant which help protect the body from free radicals, impedes the development of cancerous cells and the aging of the body’s cells as well.

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